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Material Handler - Operations **Hire on Bonus**

Columbia, SC, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-10054

Description

Job Location

USA, Columbia, SC

Job Posting Title

Material Handler - Operations **Hire on Bonus**

The Challenge

The Material Handler will report to the Tank Fab Manufacturing Manager of the facility and have responsibilities in driving stand up and sit-down forklifts for material delivery to and from the manufacturing lines. In this role, Material Handlers will lead and assist in all tasks and projects as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager.

What you will Do

  • Perform intermediate oracle transactions and associated order paperwork
  • Possess specific knowledge for tank processing area.
  • Pick parts according to work order instructions for delivery to manufacturing.
  • Perform cycle counts and associated transactions.
  • Apply pack slip instructions when packing packaging parts.
  • Upload and receive incoming deliveries.
  • Special handling of parts with cure date / shelf life.
  • Create, print, and pull parts from finished goods stock room if needed.
  • Perform inventory transactions and process scrap tickets.
  • Perform stocking transactions into FIS and finished goods as required.
  • Research & correct inventory variances.
  • Track shipping supply inventory (i.e. – boxes, bags, packing material, etc.).
  • Obtain certification to ship hazardous chemicals as necessary
  • Operate forklift, pallet jack, tank carts, etc.
  • Posses forklift certification as required.
  • Must pass training prior to driving.
  • Use proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures.
  • Must be comfortable multi-tasking and working within deadlines.
  • Participate in and support team initiatives.
  • Receive guidance from higher level employees.
  • Cross train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience
  • Compliantly complete all written and / or electronic labor tracking documentation.
  • Report problems to appropriate resource and / or coach.
  • Keep all shift operators informed of special problems involving operation or set up.
  • Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and/or issues.
  • Work extended and flexible hours as needed to support business needs including working weekends and / or extended shifts.
  • Be willing to work on the shop floor to fill in operator positions in as necessary.
  • Proper communication in pre-shift and end-of-shift meetings, including accurate documentation.
  • Operate in a LEAN manufacturing environment and strive to suggest process improvements

Identify quality issues and troubleshoot to resolution with production team. 

What you need to Succeed

Required Qualifications:

  • Flexibility in schedule to work overtime as required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience on-the-job forklift experience
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Positive work ethic and attitude; willingness to learn and meet expectations of the various assignments
  • Dependability; demonstrate and maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Be able to pass both stand-up and sit-down forklift test, MEO fit test as well as the forklift training and test.
  • Candidate must possess the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and lead in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • Positive work ethic and attitude; willingness to learn and meet expectations of the various assignments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of FedEx, UPS systems, and other shipping systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 

Working Conditions:

  • Physical working conditions:
  • Wear safety attire or proper PPE daily
  • Usually work indoors. All areas may not be temperature controlled
  • Physical demands of the position include: Bending, stooping, twisting, lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and overtime on an as-needed basis

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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