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Material Handler

Department: Manufacturing

Location: St. Paul, VA

Basic Purpose

The Material Handler is responsible for the efficient and accurate handling of materials,ensuring that production lines have the necessary supplies to meet production goals. TheMaterial Handler will work closely with various departments to maintain a smooth flow ofmaterials and contribute to the overall success of the manufacturing process.

Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently moves materials within the facility using various equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand carts.

  • Monitors and maintains accurate inventory levels by conducting regular counts and reconciling any discrepancies.

  • Receives incoming materials, verifies quantities, and stores items in designated areas.Ensures proper organization to facilitate easy retrieval.

  • Fulfills production orders by accurately picking materials from inventory and delivering them to the appropriate production areas.

  • Performs visual inspections of materials for damage or defects and reports any issues to supervisors.

  • Keeps detailed records of material transactions, updates inventory systems, and completes necessary paperwork.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed by Team Leader or Supervisor.

  • Maintains good housekeeping and follows established safety procedures.

  • Follows all policies, procedures, and work instructions including Employee Handbook,Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Manufacturing Operating Procedures (MOPs), JobSafety Analysis (JSAs), and Safety Manual.

  • Maintains awareness of individual contribution to and impact of the quality, safety, environmental, and product compliance policies and activities; reports all quality issues, unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions to the proper personnel.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED; or equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years warehouse and shipping experience required.

  • Must have basic math skills.

  • Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Able to work in a team environment and interface with a diverse workforce.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.

  • Must be able to operate the following equipment: Forklift, Combi-Lift.

  • Must have current and valid Driver’s License.

  • Must be computer literate, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.

  • Ability to use online real-time manufacturing control systems, including MAPICS or othercurrent in-house computer processes.

  • Ability to use various tools and measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, tapemeasure, dial indicator, and feeler gauges.

  • Able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, and crouch for an 8-hour shift.

  • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle or feel machinery, equipment or partsand work near moving mechanical parts.

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