Material Handler (1st Shift) n(7:00am-3:15pm)

Snyder's-Lance Charlotte, NC
Job Summary

The Material Handler is responsible for receiving, storing, picking and distributing material and products within establishment.

Essential Job Duties

* Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.

* Transports materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.

* Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.

* Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, or other stock items and distributes items to production areas.

* Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets.

* Marks materials with identifying information.

* Opens bales, crates, and other containers.

* Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.

* Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.

* Certified to drive material handling equipment.

* Transports stored items within the warehouse.

* Loads and unloads trailers of palletized and non-palletized product.

* Utilizes manual and automated material handling equipment.

* Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection.

* Keeps work area clean and removes trash from work area floor.

* Stores supplies in designated areas.

* Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions.

* Follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights; identifies/reports defective equipment.

* Reports all job-related injuries to supervision.

* Takes photos of incoming or outgoing load and log items and pictures for documentation.

* Uses computer to enter records.

* Where applicable, climbs and works at the heights of material tanks.

* May climb on top or into tank trailers to check seals and take samples.

* May prepare and takes a cycle count inventory of all merchandise; records counts on cycle count sheets.

* Mandatory overtime may be required.

* Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives including 5S (sort, set, shine, standardize, and sustain).

* May perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

* Attention to detail.

* Ability to pass basic math skills test.

* Ability to multitask.

* Good written and verbal communication skills.

* Capable of obtaining Forklift certification.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED; or equivalent combination of education and experienced required.

Previous experience with Oracle or similar based WMS system; a minimum of 1 year experience in a warehouse position; previous forklift experience is preferred.

Professional Licenses or Certifications

Obtain and maintain a forklift certification.

Travel Required

Minimal travel may be required.

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