Material Handlers

(NOC 7452)

Career Description

Material handlers (manual) load, unload, and move products by hand or on dollies or other basic material-handling equipment. Material handlers (equipment operators) operate winches and other loading devices, industrial trucks, tractors, and loaders to transport / retrieve materials. They also operate various types of equipment / conveyors to handle liquid, bulk, and other materials.

Where They Work

People in this group work in marine cargo handling companies, shipping agencies and shipping lines, transportation, storage, and moving companies, and a wide variety of manufacturing / processing companies and retail / wholesale warehouses.

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Modified on January 26, 2022