Material Handler

Material Handler

Position Summary:  This position could be assigned to inventory OR shipping/receiving but will be cross-trained in both areas.   This position assists in maintaining inventory and fulfilling orders as well as is responsible for shipping/receiving duties, inventory check in, maintaining inventory, picking and issuing of parts for internal customers, and moving materials between departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Shipping/Receiving Area

  • Perform shipping and receiving activities.
  • Utilize proper documentation procedures.
  • Maintain on-time and accurate receiving of machine components and the shipping of parts for service, paint and major machines.
  • Address any order changes and/or cancelations as appropriate and process any returns while addressing any associated fees.
  • Assist to coordinate the movement of material and related paperwork in and out of EMT facilities.
  • Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks to move stock or reorganize storage.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Stockroom Area

  • Maintain on-time, accurate picking of machine components and customer parts/orders.
  • Monitor and maintain inventory of supplies.
  • Reduce operating expenses by monitoring the use of materials, tools and supplies, including Bin Stock items and Material Handling general supplies.
  • Verify BOM changes have been completed and processed.
  • Oversee inventory accuracy by coordinating the counting, recording, and disposition of stock received.
  • Locate and deliver Stock and WIP components and delivers to downstream customers as requested
  • Provide training to new and current employees.
  • Resolve problems utilizing knowledge of shipping/receiving/stock operations.
  • Utilizes computerized or automated systems to accomplish tasks.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Key Characteristics:

  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with ERP systems related to material handling desired.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing desired.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks and meet competing commitments.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to perform physical demands of the position

Required Experience, Education and Training:

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • One – two years shipping and receiving or inventory experience in a manufacturing setting desired.
  • Forklift or high-lift trained preferable.
  • Ability to flex hours to meet demands of department.

The above is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

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