Material Handler – 1st Shift

Federal Foam Technologies, an industry leader in custom fabrication of flexible cellular and plastic materials, is currently looking for a 1st Shift Material Handler to join their growing team at their Northwood, Iowa facility.

Pick your schedule:

  • Option 1 Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 3:00 pm and Friday 6:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Option 2 Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

This position is responsible for effectively assisting production operators in the prep and staging of materials for smooth processing of job orders with minimum transition time between orders. Able to write simple correspondence, read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, prints, and work orders, use a tape measure, manage heavy and light volume workloads, demonstrate flexibility, be willing to change assignments and work overtime to meet customer requirements.

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year of manufacturing and forklift experience
  • Able to complete company forklift certification training and have a valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good attendance, strong commitment to detail, good problem-solving skills and be self-motivated
  • Commitment to teamwork is a must

FFT is known for our business integrity, high quality standards and forward thinking while meeting or exceeding our customer’s expectations. We offer a competitive comp/benefit package including a matching 401K plan. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please complete our online application.

We promote a drug-free environment and are committed to diversity in the workplace.

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What to Expect From FFT

  • Precise Planning, Expert Engineering & Detailed Follow-Up
  • Materials of Unsurpassed Quality
  • On-Time Delivery
  • Our Commitment to Customer Satisfaction


Schedule a conversation with us. We know communication, up-front and on-going, is critical to the success of your product.


Get access to a wide range of diverse material in foam, fiber and plastic material for your product. Our robust team of engineers and experts will collaborate with you every step of the way.


Receive high-quality, functional materials and products with precision performance that exceed your company's expectations.

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