Material Handler - Finishing

  1. Alvarado,TX
  2. May 15, 2019
  3. Manufacturing : General Manufacturing

At Sabre we understand that our employees are an integral part of our success, and we value their skills and creativity.

We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth, along with competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. Committed to providing our customers with the best products and services, our compensation package includes incentives that recognize and reward outstanding performance.


  • Comprehensive and flexible package
  • Competitive health premiums
  • Low medical deductibles
  • Free wellness services plus other wellness incentives
  • On-site medical centers at our largest manufacturing sites
  • Paid time off and flextime opportunities
  • Free life and disability coverage
  • Cell phone discounts
  • Gym membership discounts


  • Competitive base pay
  • Competency and performance based pay progression
  • Per diems
  • 50¢ to $1 night shift differentials
  • Overtime opportunities
  • 2x incentive opportunity
  • 60% 401(k) match on up to 6% of your pay
  • Boot allowances, uniform subsidies and other PPE
  • Service awards


  • Product innovation
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Mobility between locations and businesses
  • Promotions and other advancement opportunities
  • Continuing education
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Serve as an on-boarding buddy, mentor or trainer
  • Community service
  • Lean journey


  • File or grind excess zinc, ash or drip marks from ends of product that are created by the hot dipping process.
  • Deburr and clean threads on steel products
  • Follow proper repair procedures of uncoated areas (how to grind & how to apply paint)
  • Manually stack or move steel products up to 75 lbs or use jib crane/forklift
  • Use zinc-based alloys (hot stick), paints containing zinc dust and sprayed zinc (metallizing) on steel products.
  • Tag and place material for identification
  • Count, weigh or measure finished products comparing identifying information against bills of lading or work orders
  • Inspect all lifting equipment prior to use (forklifts, cranes, chains, slings, etc.)
  • Inspect all material after galvanizing to ensure material meets all Sabre safety and quality guidelines and procedures
  • Perform housekeeping activities to keep the work area and equipment clean and organized
  • Regular and timely attendance is required
  • Ability to pay attention to details and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Good communication skills, including reading, writing and speaking English
  • Ability to work well with people in a number of positions
  • Ability to identify, define and resolve problems
  • Actively seek and support continuous improvement activities in process efficiencies, costs and effectiveness of work
  • Knowledge of general safety guidelines and Sabre's quality expectations and application in the work place
  • Ensure all galvanized products meet Sabre quality requirements, minimize downtime, and promote efficiency and uptime
  • Additional duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Management

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving entire body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, bending, twisting and handling of materials
  • Must be able to work in an outside manufacturing environment for long shifts, including weekends
  • Position requires manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness and a safety-minded individual
  • Must be able to work in an open environment exposed to extreme temperatures
  • Must have the ability to concentrate on tasks for long periods of time and be able to observe and receive information from all relevant sources
  • Experience using hand tools, such as a grinder or file, is highly preferred
  • Experience using forklifts and cranes highly preferred
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing facility highly preferred
Educational Requirements:
  • Ability to understand basic verbal English is required
  • Ability to read and write in English highly preferred
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Must be able to obtain SG Crane/Forklift Certification


  • Must be able to work days or nights on rotating shifts and every other weekend

Sabre is an Equal Opportunity Employer- M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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