Material Handler

Sparrow Product Development, Inc. | Shingle Springs, CA, United States

Posted Date 1/13/2022

Are you ready to grow personally and professionally in an uplifting work environment, while also helping your team make things better?


Welcome to an uplifting, innovative, and freedom-loving “Made in the USA” product development company that is committed to maintaining a company culture where good employees can become great leaders, and good ideas can become great products.


We believe the ultimate success of our company and products relies on constant learning and improvement across all aspects of the company, especially within our team, as reflected in our Company Vision Statement: “We are in the business of developing our people, not just products, because we can't develop great products without great people!”


One of our Company Core Values of focus is to “nurture a positive and encouraging work environment”. To create this type of atmosphere in our world today, we know that our employees must be free to work without fear that they will find themselves on the wrong side of their employer’s politics. Therefore we work hard to retain not only a caring community where all types of people and convictions are supported, but we also work to provide a place where like-minded people who just want to work hard, keep growing, and make things better... can ultimately thrive!


If our company culture, work atmosphere, and core values appeal to you, and if like us you also desire to grow and “make things better”, please explore the open position found below.


Please read this entire job posting prior to applying.




  • Support day to day dept. operations & staff, applying dept. policies & procedures, & making recommendations
  • Communicate assembler issues/concerns as they arise with supervisor regularly
  • Identify and locate the right products and components prior to assembly
  • Assemble components and products into final products
  • Daily usage of basic shop hand tools and power equipment (i.e. arbor press, drill press, assembly press, miter saw, hand drills, etc.)
  • Soldering
  • Verifying the accuracy of quantity and quality of all products
  • Ensure every product has the appropriately placed label
  • Keep a well-maintained and updated account of stock and inventory
  • Keep all material handling equipment in the best condition by conducting regular maintenance
  • Convey to supervisor purchasing requirements
  • Perform distribution functions as necessary (moving final product with a forklift or manual pallet jack)
  • Perform shipping & receiving duties as assigned
  • Perform inventory duties as assigned
  • Follow assembly department procedures
  • Follow assembly department safety guidelines
  • Attend all departmental meetings, as required
  • Support function for Machine Shop Support, as required
  • Various duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or equivalent is required, undergraduate education a plus
  • Material Handler/Assembler knowledge and experience, preferred. If none, we will train.
  • General warehouse safety knowledge and experience, preferred. If none, we will train.
  • Basic knowledge operating forklift (electrical) trucks, preferred
  • Basic knowledge of general use electronics & tools
  • Basic knowledge of inventory/picking
  • Some experience working with office equipment and office computer applications
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Desire to help others and work within a team
  • Familiarity exercising professional discretion
  • Experience multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer and typing skills (min. 15 wpm)



  • Professional, positive, and uplifting atmosphere
  • Ability to bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and lift within applicable OSHA guidelines
  • Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs, bend, stoop, reach and lift within applicable OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, pressured, and ever-changing environment
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down a single flight of stairs several times a day



Medical, dental, orthodontics, vision, vacation pay, sick pay, and holiday pay, 401k retirement with matching, voluntary life insurance



$16.00/hour to start






If you are qualified for this position and would like to inquire about joining our team, please send an email with your resume as a PDF to [email protected].


Sparrow Product Development, Inc. is a product development company that develops and brings to market product lines/brands within various industries. Currently, our primary efforts center on providing new and innovative products for the stone counter-top and shooting sports industries.

Brand #1 – Omni Cubed, Inc. was established in 2003 and provides installation tools and material handling equipment to the stone countertop industry. Please visit to learn more about these products.

Brand #2 – Sparrow Dynamics, Inc. was established in 2017 and provides firearm accessories to the shooting sports industry. Please visit to learn more about these products.

Sparrow Product Development, Inc. is the “parent” company of these brands, resides in Northern California, and is the company hiring for this position.

Sparrow Product Development, Inc. (SPD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment with SPD is “at-will”; additionally, SPD conditions all offers of employment on the satisfactory completion of a drug screen, background check, the Form I-9 with supplemental documentation and/or credentials check (i.e. educational degrees, certificates, or coursework) if applicable. SPD participates in the E-Verify program. All new hires must be submitted through the E-Verify system as required by the program rules. SPD does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications.

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