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Material Handler

Marion, IA

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Want to work for a dynamic company with terrific benefits, including a great group of teammates? At Marion Process Solutions, we continue to grow and are in search of an A-grade Material Handler.

The Material Handler plays a crucial role in providing an exceptional experience to everyone that touches Marion Process Solutions by ensuring a proper routing of all parts, materials and equipment to both internal and external customers.  They are expected to provide excellent customer service to promote and support our products. This position reports to General Manager/Marion Performance Group.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations as well as attending all required safety related training sessions.
  • Accountable for ownership of safety and encouragement of safety program compliance with all teammates.
  • A key responsibility for this role will be maintaining all metal cutting/bending equipment and steel stock. This includes cutting/bending all material for projects and delivering on time to the fabricators. Responsibilities will also include ensuring the stock quantity level of all steel is accurate through communication with the Supply Chain Management Group and weekly inventory cycle counts. Maintaining the cleanliness of the area, ensuring the proper labeling of all steel racks, and that steel is stocked in the correct locations is critical.
  • Fill customer orders, coordinate carrier and create Bill of Lading while ensuring proper packaging and on time delivery.
  • Pick and issue parts and components for jobs.
  • Assist in the determination of parts to cycle count and perform cycle counts.
  • Coordination with procurement to ensure proper levels of shipping suppliers are maintained.
  • Set up and operate equipment and hand tools including but not limited to:  blade press, drill press, miter saw, pneumatic nailer/stapler, and circular saw.
  • Receive, inspect and bin all incoming parts and materials.
  • Load/unload LTL and flatbed shipments.
  • Interface with all internal teams to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal sales, project management, accounting and engineering teams as well as with other members of the production team.
  • Willingness to work overtime hours as dictated by the project or customer’s needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills
  • Safety focused. Previous safety training.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude.
  • Mechanical aptitude and strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer and software-related skills.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills.
  • Fork lift and pallet jack operation.
  • Overhead crane and jib crane operation.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with customers, vendors and co-workers.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Drive for continuous improvement.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze, identify and then follow up to resolve discrepancies.
  • Ability to decipher the immediacy of problems and determine an effective resolution for the issue.

Professional and Technical Knowledge
  • Fork lift certified.

Required Experience
  • One to three months related experience and/or training.

Physical Demands
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, talk or hear, reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Regularly lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Completion of pre-employment drug screening required.
  • Must comply with corporate requirements for confidentiality and non-compete agreements.
  • Travel expectations are less than 10%.
Position Type
  • Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt.
  • Hours:  6:00AM to 2:30PM or 7:00AM to 3:30PM, Monday - Friday with additional hours as required to fully complete the job requirements.

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Material Handler

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Posted 03/28/18

Job ID: 63781