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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Material Handler in Altavista, Virginia

Responsible for the day to day activities in both shipping and receiving. Prioritizes work to meet demands of manufacturing and engineering shipments.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain safe, organized, and clean working dock.

  • Efficiently utilize all given resources and provide an operation that ships customer orders on time, meets deadlines, and routinely collaborates with customer service and manufacturing to satisfy all customer expectations

  • Maintain inventory records as they are shipped or received

  • Maintain accurate warehouse inventory, perform cycle counting, and participate in physical inventories of warehouse and dock

  • Communicate and coordinate training

  • Ability to check and verify incoming product

  • Unload inbound freight

  • Transfer finished good material to appropriate storage location with scanning device

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Should have general computer knowledge

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to follow-up on tasks

  • Capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing, and managing time efficiently

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on occasion.

  • Able to use warehouse machinery such as pallet jacks and forklifts

  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in warehouses, shipping, and receiving

  • Experience with international trade preferred

Additional Details :

  • Oracle knowledge helpful.



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  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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  • If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

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We are dedicated to ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging at and respect every day. We believe that every individual has unique insights that others can learn from. Working at Sensata means you can bring your whole self to the table. Our goal is to achieve fair representation of women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and all types of diversity among all levels in our organization.