Title: Material Handler
Reports to: Team Leader, Manufacturing
Hours of work: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Material Handlers are required to operate a forklift truck and must be able to load/unload trailers, storage bins and racks and deliver these products to their desired locations. This position is responsible to keep an inventory of product availability and location using RFQ and ERP.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Must have complete knowledge of all Material Handling practices.
Must be able to work independently and react effectively to line change over minimizing downtime for production.
Place items into storage area and consolidate bins as required. Utilize RFQ and Visual to access location, change location and see if material is coming.
Manage footprint to consolidate, sorts and stack products and parts.
Pick and deliver parts from storage area from the proper location and deliver to the desired location or machine in an effective manner.
Must be able to complete an accurate inventory count of all SKUs or locations within their area of responsibility as directed.
May be required to move material using a pump truck or offload product by hand, from incoming trailers, palletizing and shrink wrapping when necessary.
Be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. May provide product or parts to multiple lines and machines.
Must abide by all Health & Safety regulations and comply with the principles of the ISO 9001-2000 program.
Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment requiring maintenance according to maintenance guidelines and established procedures.
Continue to grow Lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement to product and processes.
Education and Experience:
Minimum high school diploma, or GED, or 2 - 3 years relevant manufacturing / warehousing experience.
Minimum 1- 2 years’ experience driving a forklift in a manufacturing setting.
Forklift certificate required.
RF scanner experience.
ERP or MRP experience (Visual) preferred.
Fork Truck Safety Course and Driving Certificate.
Strong communication skills with the ability to think independently while working with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to function in a fast-paced multi-functional environment where priorities change regularly.
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group