Material Handler

3M Companies Northridge , CA 91324

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Job Title

Material Handler

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

"I've seen firsthand how 3M is a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact they're making around the world, and that they know they're valued." - Kristen Ludgate, senior vice president of Human Resources at 3M

The Impact You'll Make in this Role

As a Material Handler, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Demonstrating commitment to the success of the department goals, supporting the efforts of individuals, and teamwork in all aspects of job responsibilities and contribute to team problem solving and production efforts.

  • Maintain inventory by identifying and placing material and supplies in stock, recording location movement of inventory in warehouse.

  • Warehouse maintenance: cycle counts,

  • Locates material and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders and delivers and records material movement location in ERP system.

  • Process returned materials in ERP system, and disposition materials and maintains hazardous waste shipments, by preparing hazardous waste for shipment and/or loading of hazardous waste.

  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-user inspection.

  • Recognizing quality improvement opportunities and performing general housekeeping to keep the work areas clean.

  • Must possess excellent teamwork & interpersonal skills, able to effectively communicate process and equipment information to co-workers and department supervisors and managers

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution (completed and verified prior to start) and ability to follow written and verbal instructions and to document legibly in English.

  • Minimum one (1) year of warehouse/material handling experience in a private, public, government, or military environment, or comparable experience in similar field.

  • Must be able to use a calculator and have good basic math skills including metric conversions and percentages.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Experience operating a powered industrial vehicle

  • Maintaining a valid California Drivers License

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools.

Travel: May include up to 5% [domestic/international]

Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

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Material Handler

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