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Material Handler / Shipping-Receiving Clerk in Mason, OH at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Description

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Material Handler / Shipping-Receiving Clerk

Position Objective: 
Responsible for the delivery and retrieval of raw materials, Work in Progress, and finished goods throughout production.  Supports production by providing and removing materials as scheduled, maintaining and managing stock in the warehouse, and preparing outgoing merchandise for shipping.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Able to learn inventory process for staging areas, Work in Progress (WIP), dies, Kanban items, and finished goods.
  • Understands the Vision system and is able to perform relevant tasks within the Vision software system.
  • Organizes all staging areas of WIP using information gathered from the Vision system schedules.
  • Supplies production cells with pallets of raw material and/or WIP for the current job in queue using forklifts and powered or manual pallet jacks.
  • Removes finished goods from the finishing cells and reviews pallets for accurate carton label information.
  • Consistently monitors each cell for raw material and/or finished goods movement, daily management sign-offs, needed supplies, levels of scrap pallet boxes.
  • Communicates concerns, issues, and status of specific production orders with co-workers, supervisor, and manager.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Looks for alternative means to fulfill the requirements of a production job when the requested materials are not available.
  • Verifies clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjusts errors in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.
  • Receives, inventories, and disburses raw material and supplies that are consumed in the production operation.
  • Weighs, bands, and/or shrink-wraps orders or other items for shipment.
  • Restocks finished goods from production, pulling finished goods from stock for shipment.
  • Checks shipments; labels and makes packing list and applies as necessary.
  • Stacks boxes and places items received in appropriate areas.
  • Performs semi-annual physical inventory.
  • Receives and delivers UPS/FED EX.
  • Loads and unloads trucks.
  • Keeps skid and carton area clean and organized, replenishing or removing items as necessary.
Duties may be changed or additional duties assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience. 1-2 years’ experience working directly in an inventory control environment preferred.
Preferred Skills:
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, and the ability to learn company specialized software programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner.
  • Strong initiative, problem solving, and resourcefulness.
  • Experience operating powered industrial trucks.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Physical Demands:
Works in a manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting.  Must be able to move freely throughout the plant.  May be on feet 8 – 12 hours a day with need to stand, walk, kneel, crawl, crouch, stoop, bend, climb, as needed.  Moderate to frequent lifting and/or moving up to 40 lbs is required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close & distance vision, ability to adjust focus, peripheral and depth perception.  The noise level in the work environment is usually medium to loud.  Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.
The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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