Pro Staff

Material Handler

Employer
Location
SAVAGE, MN
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Jan 03, 2018
Ref
307389_1
Contact
Pro Staff
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
A direct client of ours located in Savage, MN is looking for an experienced material handler to join their team. Candidates must have heavy capacity forklift experience, knowledge of weight capacity in terms of loading and unloading flat bed trucks and ocean containers, and a background in inventory in order to be considered for this opportunity. This is a first shift, temp-to-hire opportunity with the hours of 8:45am-5pm, Monday-Friday. 

Job Details: 

The Material Handler will be primarily responsible for unloading and loading ocean containers and flatbed trucks with crated heavy machinery. This position will be crating and palletizing large product to be shipped out from the company, as well as conveying machinery to its appropriate destination in the warehouse. This position will also be accurately tracking inventory levels and working with computers.  The Material Handler is also responsible for accurately reading packing lists and bills of lading, and must have experience in this area. 

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Crating large products (between 2,000-25,000 pounds)
  • Unloading 40 ft. ocean containers
  • Loading & Unloading large flatbed trucks (taking weight capacity into consideration)
  • Use of heavy capacity forklifts and machinery
  • Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination
  • Must have experience with and understanding of shipping paperwork (Bills of Lading, Packing Lists)
  • Accurately enters data for stocking locations into the computer system
  • Pulls parts to fill customer orders
  • Must be able to package products in appropriate containers, be able to read the floor grid layout, routings, customer orders, and be familiar with load center locations
  • Ability to learn and understand plant layout as well as shop work centers
  • Must possess basic understanding of blueprints
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50lbs manually
  • Will also be cleaning up areas with old machinery pieces
  • Must have a willingness to cross train
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to determine materials or containers to be moved
  • Will be able to work safely with good housekeeping habits, follow procedures as required, is cooperative and follows verbal direction
  • General requirements at all levels: Work safely, produce quality work that meets customer expectations, work toward continuous improvement, is flexible, works well with people and plans work effectively.