appletonwisconsin | Material Handler in South Milwaukee, WI

Material Handler

  • Rockwell Automation
  • 1100 Milwaukee Ave
  • South Milwaukee, WI 53172
  • Full-Time
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Job SummaryPosition Summary
1st Shift 6am-2pm

This position performs physical and administrative tasks involved in the storing and distributing of products, materials, supplies, and equipment. Unpack and pack goods transacted against purchase and customer orders, put away, locate, and retrieve material from local and remote warehouses, and accurately transact material movement in electronic systems. Move and lift material using appropriate handling equipment including fork lifts and elevated platforms. Working in a manufacturing environment, the position is held to the highest standards in, and compliance with, safety, quality, delivery, productivity, procedures, policies, and metrics.
Essential Functions
Functional
  • Move and unbox products and components incoming from suppliers and customers.
  • Safely stabilize and re-skid large products for transport within and outside of the manufacturing facility.
  • Determine and identify product and material storage locations based upon electronic instructions and placement strategies.
  • Accurately perform and execute all material transactions, including put away, picks, issuances, and confirmations.
  • Maintain accuracy of material counts and locations by performing row audits and conducting physical inventories.
  • Perform daily checks of inventory balances at point-of-use storage locations.
  • Pick and kit material in an organized and logical fashion to optimize productivity by manufacturing work cells.
  • Rotate through material handling job functions including material unpack, warehousing, product cleaning, and material packaging.
  • Read, follow, and execute tasks per sequence defined by electronic or hardcopy instructions.
  • Use tools and equipment including: hammers, cutters for wood, cardboard and plastics, fork lifts and other motorized equipment.
  • Perform cleaning and organization of storage spaces, material, and products
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Leadership
  • Identify potential roadblocks to team goals, propose solutions and resources needed, to the team, coach, or management.
  • Be responsible and accountable for implementation and compliance with team decisions.

  • Interpersonal
  • Professionally interact with multiple work groups in, and outside of primary manufacturing department.
  • Work independently and productively in a team environment.
  • Engage and actively participate in problem solving, process improvements, and team meetings while utilizing effective communication skills.

  • Business
  • Assist, and be responsive to the needs of teams and team members as well as other individuals, in the pursuit of the companys goals.
  • Develop and implement quality and productivity improvements as necessary to achieve department objectives.
  • Actively participate in, and promote, continuous improvement of safety, quality, delivery, and productivity processes and metrics. Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with business and government regulations. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies published by the Company.

  • Associated topics: coordinator, entry level, forklift operator, fulfillment, servicer, stocker, unloading, warehouse, warehouse intern, warehouseman


    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.