Material Handler

Safran Group Grand Prairie , TX 75050

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job description:
1.0 Summary of

Job Purpose:
  • Supports the shop and customer requirements by picking inventory parts accurately and efficiently; preparing items for safe transport to customers while verifying and maintaining accurate records of incoming and outgoing shipments; and verifying and maintaining records for incoming and outgoing shipments; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    2.0 Essential Duties and

  • Conveys materials from receiving or production areas to storage or other designated areas; marks material with identifying information and arranges stock parts in specified sequence for assembly by others. Directs movement of received material to proper delivery destinations.

  • Packages parts for storage or shipment, maintains appropriate files, participates in cycle counts and assists in maintaining the work area in a neat, clean and organized fashion. Insures the processing of inventory and picking procedures are accomplished accurately and efficiently.

  • Compares identifying information and counts, weighs or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments; verifies information against bills of lading, invoices, orders and other records.

  • Determines appropriate packaging requirements and methods of shipment for engines, modules and customer orders; seals engines and modules. Affixes shipping labels and documentation on cartons or crates. Insures customer orders are pulled, packaged and shipped within prescribed customer time limits.

  • Pulls engines and modules from rental pools for expedited shipment to customer, arranges all "hot-shot" and "AOG" transportation for shipments; loads and unloads trucks; ships documents, publications, parts, modules and engines. Routes items to departments; unpacks and examines incoming shipments; records shortages; rejects damaged material. Inspects loading operations to insure compliance with shipping specifications.

  • Checks material handling equipment for defects and notifies proper personnel for repair.

  • Adjusts errors and assists in resolving complaints

  • Required "On Call" duty.
    3.0 Scopes and Accountabilities:

  • Follows proscribed procedures, making alterations if necessary, but must immediately notify the Logistics Supervisor; requests expenditures. Errors may lead to the need to reconstruct the entire team effort.

Job requirements
4.0 Required Competencies; Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have warehouse and or shipping experience and understand the systems used for requesting transportation.

  • Certificate from college or technical school; or six to twelve months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and training.

  • HazMat (Hazardous Materials) certification

  • CTPAT (Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) certification

  • Advanced Level Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access, MS Project, SAP

  • Mechanical/technical/interpersonal skills that are adapted to the unique requirements of the organization.
    5.0 Physical


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Company information

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Zodiac Aerospace has 32,500 employees and generated sales of 5.1 billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Helicopter Engines is the world's leading helicopter engine manufacturer, with over 72,000 engines produced since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of turbine engines, the company boasts 2,500 customers in 155 countries.

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