Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) Manager

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/28/2019 8:11 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking a Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) Manager for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq. 


  • Manages 12 Independent Contractors and local nationals.  Manages all material handling equipment (MHE) projects

  • Schedules and plans a revolving schedule supporting both SOSi and clients with MHE support

  • Operates forklifts and related machinery and/or vehicles; on some contracts, may also operate Rough Terrain Container Handlers (RTCHs)

  • Operate vehicles with capacity of up to 50 tons

  • Analyze equipment requests to determine most efficient mode of uploading and downloading material

  • Coordinates with customers and task orders to schedule movements

  • Surveys and plans all loads prior to execution

  • Ensures equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored

  • Ensures load and various awkward and heavy materials are carried efficiently, safely, and according to procedures 

  • Completes necessary documentation and reporting

  • Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment 

  • Moves and position raw materials and finished components with use of material moving 

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • At least two (2) or years’ experience managing a team of MHE operators

  • Five (5) years of experience as a Crane, Forklift or RTCH operator

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of over the road experience in a combination truck

  • Must have current credentials for operation of heavy equipment

  • Associates in a Technical related field (e.g., Controls, Electrical) 

  • Ability to multi-task; organize and prioritize multiple on-going projects

  • Provides feedback to management regarding possible problems or areas of improvement and makes recommendations to implement improved processes  

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management


  • Fluency in a foreign language

Working Conditions


  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable at times

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Requires periods of non-traditional hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary 

  • May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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