Material Associate II
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1. Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the routine and advanced material handling responsibilities within a product line. Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory levels to ensure maximum productivity of workers.
2. SKILL (Education, Experience, Initiative and Ingenuity):
- High School Education or GED required.
- 3-5 years experience in material handling function.
- Ability to work independently.
- Uses independent judgement and initiative to resolve supply problems, consulting supervisor only when all options have been exhausted.
- May be required to have forklift certification.
- Must be able to read and understand blueprint/material drawings
- Basic computer knowledge required.
3. EFFORT (Physical Demand, Mental or Visual Demand)
- Job cannot be performed alternating sitting and standing.
- Requires ability to use hand and foot controls.
- Requires ability to reach overhead, lift up to 35 pounds, and be on feet for long hours, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
4. RESPONSIBILITY (Equipment or Process, Material or Product, Safety of Others, Work of Others)
- Responsible for the continuous supply of materials to one or more production or assembly areas.
- Responsible for “kitting” materials on the production line to ensure all parts of order required are at point of origination to keep line moving at steady pace.
- Responsible for picking parts from Kanban or storage areas and placing the parts into a storage bin (kit).
- Ensures correct parts are kept in the appropriate quantities to support production and assembly requirements.
- May take parts from inventory area and ensures Water Spider is kept stocked at appropriate levels of inventory.
- Performs repetitive and advanced material supply functions following detailed work direction and guidelines.
- May operate forklift truck or hand truck for delivery or picking of parts and supplies.
- Sorts and counts parts and supplies and logs inventory.
- Inspects parts for damages or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
- Expedites parts and uses independent judgement to resolve part shortages.
- May trace or track lost parts and supplies.
- Regularly interacts with production assemblers and testers.
- May maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file kitter records.
- Document material movement using computer tablets.
- Responsible for rotating KB material FIFO
- Material audits, turning in and documenting KB cards for replenishment
- Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
- Document proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
- Establishes and maintains a safe and healthful working environment in accordance with OSHA requirements.
- Performs other tasks as may be requested to assure the effective and continuous utilization of assets.
5. JOB CONDITIONS (Working Conditions, Hazards)
- Safety shoes and safety glasses are required.
- Work is performed in a manufacturing and assembly line environment.
- Proper use of various lifting devices required.
- Requires ability to reach overhead, pull, push, and climb a ladder to perform work.
- If material handling equipment is not operated properly, injury could result to self or others.
We know skills and competencies show up in and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed above, we still encourage you to apply for the position.
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