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Material Handling Laborer

Organization: South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

Posted: 7/2/2018

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for the timely, efficient movement of material ensuring the stated material is readily available by the end-user in order that the manufacturing process continues without interruption; performs a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment related to the timely, efficient movement, delivery, packing and transport of materials and finished goods.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Activities and duties will vary depending upon functional areas assigned; activities may include but are not limited to:
1.Reviews production schedule to determine movement of material to work stations
2.Delivers material to work stations/department in the most timely, efficient manner possible
3.Ensures that machine operators and product lines have necessary materials readily available at/for point of use with no equipment downtime (waiting for material)
4.Reviews min/max levels and kanbans daily; pulls Kanban cards or visual cues for material replenishment
5.Picks materials from storage and/or staging area and moves to the loading or production area
6.Moves materials to and from storage, staging and/or production areas and/or within departments
7.Packs and/or wraps material, boxes, pallets, etc. and stages for transport to shipping department
8.Loads material in or onto equipment; assists operator if machine becomes jammed or needs minor adjustments
9.Maintains a clean and orderly workplace
10.Performs other job duties as assigned


JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
•High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
•Minimum six months working in warehouse, shipping or manufacturing preferred
•Basic math skills and ability to perform basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
•Must be able to operate a variety of material handling equipment specific to department including pallet jack, fork lift, etc.
•Good communication skills and ability to work well with others
•Ability to move (push/pull) material weighing up to 150 lbs. with the aid of a roll-jack
•Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
•Must be able to work on feet all day for the entire shift


STLB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic.

Contact: Carrie Zirbes

Phone: (361) 883-6553 ext. 108

Fax: (361) 654-8292

Email: Carriez@stlb.net

URL: http://Website

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