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Material Handler

Posted: 09/02/2021

Contact information for hiring manager:
Jennifer Packard
Talent Acquisition Specialist

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The Material Handler position is responsible for receiving, distributing, and stocking incoming materials, as well as ensuring all necessary parts are available, at the appropriate time and location, for assembly line work to be completed.
Read and follow all processes pertaining to part replenishment
Pick, package, and deliver parts in a safe, timely, and efficient manner and continuously improve these processes
Accurately maintain and control replenishing of assembly materials through simulations, min/max, putaways, ordering, and pulling kits based on sales orders and production schedule
Organize bins and work centers efficiently (sticker placement, consistent labeling, bin size and utilization of floor space)
Initiate stock transfers to maintain record accuracy
Apply damaged parts procedure, as needed
Relieve inventory levels using mass issue screens (assigning part to sales order number)
Prepare for and participate in physical inventory
Utilize advanced planning tools to facilitate "specialty chassis" material requisitions
Diagnose transaction errors
Apply non-usable inventory tag procedure
Process all inbound and outbound shipments including sorting, logging, delivering, packing, shipping, etc.
Audit each shipment prior to packing to ensure the goods match the order along with packing and labeling product based on established standards
Prepare shipping and receiving documentation and maintain orderly files of all documentation
Inspect all incoming freight for damage; follow-up with supervisor to resolve any damaged freight issues
Efficiently put away material using adequate space, consolidation, and inventory accuracy
Review production (WIP) inventory levels and identify shortages and/or overages based on requirements. Requisition or return materials from/to warehouse, as required
Responsible for maintaining inventory record accuracy through correct stock transfers and weekly cycle counts
Communicate with manufacturing and other cross-functional teams (engineering, materials, purchasing, sales, etcetera) to resolve issues
Maintain a clean and safe work area
Maintain a valid fork truck license - including completion of daily maintenance log and proper maintenance of equipment
Other duties as assigned


Excellent attendance
Positive attitude
Strong and consistent attention to detail
Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
Team oriented
Must be familiar with receiving, shipping, and warehouse practices and handling methods
Must have a valid state driver’s license
Obtain and maintain a CDL if required
Excellent communication skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of AS/400 and Bar Code scanner systems for inventory control applications, are required
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Be willing to learn and rotate within all areas and plants
Able to:
Embrace change
Lift and move 50 pounds without assistance
Climb a mobile stair ladder to a height of at least 20 feet
Work overtime on short notice