Material Handler (3rd shift)

Company: Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description 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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