Job Title: Material Handler
Department: Handler & Processor
FLSA: Non-Exempt: Hourly
Location: Nicholasville, KY
Reports to: Shipping & Receiving Supervisor
Assemble and Package component parts needed for assembly line and customer orders. Verifies and keeps records on outgoing shipments, prepares items for shipment, loads, unloads, and moves materials within the plant or work site, and verifies material counts. Performs manual and clerical duties related to the shipment and receipt of materials, supplies, equipment and finished products shipped.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Handler & Processor
- Pull component parts from inventory according to Job routings and Bills of Materials and assemble them for packaging of individual customer orders.
- Work closely with other departments – regularly – to coordinate on-time shipment of parts. This may include same-day transactions to support ongoing Customer Service and Quality activities.
- Compares identifying information and counts, weights, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
- Determines method of shipment.
- Assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects pre-assembled containers and inserts items into containers.
- Nails covers on wooden crates and binds containers with strapping.
- Attaches identifying information, tags or labels and shipping instructions onto crates, cases, bales or other containers for shipment.
- Post weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
- Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
- Maintains inventory of shipping material and supplies.
- Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved. Opens containers.
- Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand or with power hoist.
- Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated areas.
- Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheets and/or cycle count sheet. Reconciles hand quantity after counting parts on production or cycle count sheet
- Loads truck for Industrial Truck Operator; operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving material and products.
- Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.
- Cleans work areas; shovels loose materials such as metals and plastic containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels.
- Checking goods against shipping documents and authorizations.
- Pack goods for shipment according to specifications, equipment characteristics, transportation methods and routes.
- Verify identification of product, prepare bills of lading, post weight and shipping charges, stamp, stencil or attach information and shipping instructions on containers, load shipment onto trucks, and maintain inventory of cartons, tapes, crates, clamps, foam and other packing material.
- Taking receipt of raw materials, components or equipment and unload from trucks primarily using a forklift truck and pallet jacks.
- Check incoming materials against bills of lading, packing slips, etc., verifying nomenclature, identification and quantity of the materials.
- Maintaining records of goods received and damaged goods.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
- High school diploma or equivalent. Six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.