Material Handler

Alamo Group Brookfield , WI 53005

Posted 2 months ago

RELOCATING TO MUKWONAGO: February 2020

Under direct supervision, the Material Handler will perform a combination of tasks to load, unload, and move material and parts in and around the manufacturing facility. You will also be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the inventory.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Fills work orders, requests for materials or other stock items distributing items to production workers

  • Utilizes forklift or manually unloads materials to/from pallets, racks, and shelves delivered to the BU

  • Receives materials into the inventory management system, placing at the proper location within the production system

  • Assists with maintaining inventory accuracy and monthly cycle counts by conducting weekly audits of the MRD system

  • Works on projects to continuously improve visual re-order points for MRD materials

  • Updates the expedite communications boards throughout the day as business is conducted

  • Responsible for working closely with production staff to insure non-conforming materials are identified and are accurately processed in a timely manner

Knowledge, Skills and, Abilities (KSA's)

  • Excellent customer service skills with production operations

  • Proficient with computers demonstrating your ability to work efficiently in the business system; EXCEL skills preferred

  • Working in a collaborative environment while communicating effectively with supervisors and fellow employees

  • Able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Able to work overtime and/or including weekends, as production schedules dictate

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Licensed forklift operator or able to become licensed

  • Knowledge of Lean Principles preferred

  • Knowledge of "point of use" inventory, the use of "pull" systems, and NPD processes a plus

Working Conditions

  • Able to perform work in a non-climate-controlled metal manufacturing production environment

  • Must be able to work in an environment with noise (using 25 decibel ear plugs) at 75 decibels

  • Must be able to be on your feet, on concrete, for 90% of shift and walk up to 75% of the time

  • Must be able to climb 13ft by way of 12-inch rung ladders

  • Must be able to lift, push and or pull up to 40lbs and carry that weight 5ft

  • Must be able to bend, stoop and crouch

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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