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Material Handler

Job Number:  3721
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  CCMi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Battle Creek, MI, US, 49037

Material Handler

Role Summary

The Material Handler is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and managing all material control related activities in his/her area. Production Supervisor/Materials Supervisor will support the Material Handlers by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive.

Key Responsibilities

 Monitoring Inventory levels (Min/Max)
 Performing Cycle counts per cycle count schedule and as needed or requested
 Receiving of purchased parts and materials into the ERP system
 Placing material in its assigned location(s)
 Ensuring material is only placed in its assigned locations and placed according to the area layout
 Pulling/Staging/Delivering material as required to support production
 Maintain First In, First Out inventory (FIFO) on all material
 Preparing loads for shipment per direction or documentation
 Actively participating in all day-to-day activities in Materials Department (including but not limited to: 5S, housekeeping, safety programs, training courses, startup and other meetings as requested)
 Must utilize bar code scanners for receiving, shipping, transfers and cycle counting
 Meeting all safety and quality standards
 For following established procedures for loading and unloading trailers on the shipping docks
 Load and unload incoming trailers as assigned by the Team Leader or Supervisor
 Maintain and accurately verify all required records and documents
 Maintain the equipment used to load/unload the trailers, and report any problems to the
 Team leader or Supervisor immediately
 Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment at all times
 Report to the Team Leader or Supervisor any information in relation to the operations of the shipping docks that could be detrimental to the company (Lack of racks/parts for shipping requirements that are not met, etc.)
 Keep storage areas for empty racks stocked
 Exhibit a team oriented work ethic.
 Support any area that may need assistance, per Management’s direction.
 Understand and promote the Cosma Way philosophies and the Magna Employee Charter

Key Qualifications/Requirements

 Applicable rules, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures;
 Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, communication (verbal & written) skills
 Mathematical Skills sufficient to balance counts, determine square footage, percentages, etc.
 Functioning in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project & Visio)
 Self-starter with the ability to formulate a project and see it through to its conclusion
 Decision making abilities to create a win, win, win situation in support of the three legged stool (Customer, Investor, People)
 Must be able to understand written instructions

Education and Experience

 High School Diploma or GED equivalent
 Ability to understand and follow routine, oral and written instructions precisely.
 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
 Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
 Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
 Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
 Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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