For nearly 50 years, Michaels has been the destination where Makers get inspired, learn, shop, and create. We strive to cultivate an inclusive shopping environment for all Makers and work environment for all Team Members, providing a place of belonging and empowering everyone to bring their creative dreams to life. At Michaels, every Team Member is encouraged to hone their craft with opportunities for personal and professional growth. From our Stores and Distribution Centers to Artistree and our Support Center, our best-in-class team is passionate about leaving the world a better, more creative place by contributing to every “make”. 

Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together. 

The Material Handler may fulfill multiple roles in the Distribution Center environment to help fulfill overall mission to process Inbound and/or Outbound freight accurately, timely, and safely. 

Major Activities 

  • Performs one or more of a variety of functions in a Distribution Center environment associated with fulfilling orders for retail stores and/or other Distribution Centers. Potential work assignments include Receiving, Labeling, Putaway, Order Picking, Slotting, Replenishment, eComm order fulfillment, Hybrid throwing, Loading, and other “speciality” roles that require additional training/experience (e.g., Inventory Control). May utilize manual and/or powered industrial equipment and/or RF guns to perform work tasks as well. 

  • Documents production log appropriately to include changes in assignments, downtime, meetings, etc. to ensure productivity records are accurate. 

  • Completes other assigned duties per business needs. 

Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Special Certifications or Technical Skills 

  • Basic computer skills for certain roles 


  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team 

  • Basic math proficiency for certain roles 

  • Good record-keeping skills with attention to details for certain roles 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

Preferred Education 

  • High school education or equivalency preferred 

Preferred Type of Experience the Job Requires 

  • Prior use of manual and/or powered industrial equipment preferred 

  • Basic warehouse and/or Distribution Center knowledge recommended; demonstrated success working in a production environment is helpful 

Physical Requirements 

  • Frequent lifting and carrying of product weighing 5 to 60 pounds 

  • Frequent pushing or pulling of material and/or equipment 

  • Frequent standing when working and when driving powered industrial equipment 

  • Frequent walking, primarily in the warehouse 

  • Regular reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling and twisting 

  • Repetitive motion and substantial movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers 

Work Environment 

  • Exposure to extreme temperatures dependent on external climate and proximity to dock doors/exits 

  • Moderate noise level from DC conveyor/sortation system and powered industrial equipment 

  • Occasional vibration if/when operating powered industrial equipment 

  • Potential exposure to fumes and airborne particles 

Applicants in the U.S. must satisfy federal, state, and local legal requirements of the job. 

To review a comprehensive list of benefits, please visit Michaels Benefits 

CA, CO, CT, WA, RI and select New York cities only - To review pay ranges for the position you are applying for, please visit Michaels Pay Ranges - CA, CO, CT, WA, RI, and select New York cities only. 

Michaels is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with this commitment, Michaels will assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the job, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Customer Care at 1-800-642-4235 (1800-MICHAEL). 

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Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: From $15.30 per hour 


  • 401(k) 

  • 401(k) matching 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Employee discount 

  • Flexible spending account 

  • Health insurance 

  • Health savings account 

  • Life insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Vision insurance 

Experience level: 

  • Under 1 year 


  • 8 hour shift 

  • Evening shift 

  • Monday to Friday 

  • Overtime 

  • Weekend availability 

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply 

Ability to commute/relocate: 

  • Fort Worth, TX 76177: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) 


  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (Required)