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Material Handler in Mason, OH at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Material Handler

Day Shift from 6am - 6pm on rotating days
Position Objective:
Responsible for the delivery and retrieval of raw materials, Work in Progress (WIP), and finished goods throughout production.  Support production by providing and removing materials as scheduled, enabling associates to run the machines efficiently and safely. 
  • Able to learn inventory process for staging areas, Work in Progress, dies, Kanban items, and finished goods.
  • Understand the Vision system and is able to perform relevant tasks within the Vision system.
  • Able to organize all staging areas of Work in Progress using information gathered from the Vision system schedules.
  • Able to supply production cells with pallets of raw material and/or WIP for the current job in queue using forklifts and powered or manual pallet jacks.
  • Able to remove finished goods from the finishing cells and review 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 gaylords.
  • Communicates concerns, issues, and status of specific production orders with co-workers, supervisor, and Scheduling/Warehouse Manager.
  • Participate 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.
  • Receive, inventory, and disburseraw material and supplies that are consumed in the production operation.
  • Looks for alternative means to fulfill the requirements of a production job when the requested materials are not available.
  • Performs Shipping duties as required.
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 Education Requirements:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.  One to two years of experience working directly in an inventory control environment strongly preferred.  
Experience operating Powered Industrial Trucks.
Preferred Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner.
  • Strong initiative, problem solving, and resourcefulness.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, and the ability to learn specialized software programs.
  • 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 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.  

WS Packaging Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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  • 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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