Material Handler

Buffalo, NY

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Description

MATERIAL HANDLER: Summary/Objective: The material handler will be responsible for unloading product deliveries, staging products based on daily business requirements and will play a pivotal role with organizing and maintaining existing inventory. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: • Load, unload, and convey materials using hand truck, forklift, electric dolly, elevator, or other devices; stacks or assembles materials; aids machine operators by lifting heavy objects by hand or by use of power hoist. • Moves and stores a variety of materials, parts, and/or products. • Works closely with the purchasing group to monitor supply levels and submits purchasing recommendations on a regular basis. • Transfers materials between departments, using hand or power truck. • Fills orders from storage areas and delivers to designated departments. • Stacks pallets, arranges materials as directed, and adheres to safety guidelines in performing such work. • Open containers using hand tools, count and weigh materials, and record information. • Understands and implements those ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of a Material Handler. Competencies: • Good written and oral communication skills. • Good analytical and organizational skills. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Effective time management skills. • Process improvement and safety management. • Detail-oriented. • Data entry skills. • Ability to manually lift loads of 60-100 pounds. • Ability to work with minimum supervision. Required Education and Experience: • High School Diploma or equivalent. Preferred Education and Experience: • Associates degree or equivalent. • 2+ years’ experience in material handling including the operations of powered material handling equipment preferred. • 1+ year’s inventory management experience. • Current and valid OSHA forklift operation certificate. • QAD/MFGPro system experience is a plus.

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