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Material Handler

Location: Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0001601
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Chief Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  • Manages materials orders from production and pulls inventory from storage areas to accurately deliver items requested.
  • Reads, comprehends, and follows work instructions and established procedures, production schedules, and shipping orders.
  • Loads and unloads materials and finished assemblies/subassemblies from trucks.
  • Tracks inventory including materials and finished assemblies/subassemblies using check sheets, records, and specialized software.
  • Moves materials and finished assemblies/subassemblies to and from production areas, storage areas, and/or shipping areas manually and/or using pneumatic or electric powered equipment.
  • Transfers materials into machine hoppers.
  • Operates powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and finished assemblies/subassemblies.
  • Stacks materials and finished assemblies/subassemblies into appropriate containers and prepares them for shipping.
  • Packs orders including shrink-wrapping contents onto pallets and loading pallets onto trucks for delivery.
  • Ensures orders are accurate and records inventory entering and leaving warehouse.
  • Counts inventory as necessary/required.
  • Seals, marks and/or labels containers as required.
  • Cleans and prepares containers before utilizing them.
  • Performs quality checks to verify containers and packing materials are damage free and in usable condition.
  • Completes checks to ensure loads for transport are secure.
  • Administers scheduled equipment checks including recharging equipment batteries and lubricating tools/equipment.
  • Carries out all instructed/required quality checks and fills out appropriate check sheet information.
  • Performs all assignments safely, wears any required personal protective items, and follows all safety rules at all times.
  • Ensures all environmental (ISO 14001) policy initiatives and procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Uses all time wisely, works efficiently, and works effectively. Aids other team members in getting tasks at hand complete when necessary/required.
  • Looks for ways to improve the production process. Shares process improvement ideas and aids in the implementation of continuous improvement measures.
  • Keeps assigned work areas clean, neat, and free from clutter. Assists in cleaning activities daily.
  • Takes instruction from leadership, cooperates with other team members, has respect for fellow team members, and functions effectively as a member of a team.
  • Understands the importance of cross-training. There are many different tasks associated with a material handler position. Various tasks must be performed daily and team members are expected to be flexible with regard to necessary changes in shift and work location/assignment as needed.

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