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Associate Material Handler II

  • Location: Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Salary: 18-22 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2021-11-01
  • Job Ref: 21-24529
Hours/Schedule – 7:00am – 4:30pm

Performs the physical or administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and order fulfillment of merchandise, products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment. Checks goods received and for distribution against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of goods and rejects unsatisfactory items. Packages and prepares products and merchandise for final shipment and posts weights and shipping charges. Lifts heavy items and may operate a forklift. Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped. Reviews customer orders, examines, stocks and distributes merchandise, products and materials in inventory warehouses, distribution centers or manufacturing lines.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Receives packs, unpacks, moves/lifts, locates, identifies issues and ships variety of materials and packages.
• Locates items in proper stocking location in warehouse.
• Verifies that the appropriate materials are handled and takes corrective action when materials are improperly stored. transferred or identified.
• Checks, verifies and corrects errors in the stocking process. Includes physical movement of items as well as processing updates to inventory system.
• Inputs and retrieves data via SAP and ancillary systems
• Picks and pack accessory kits for instruments/products that are being shipped
• May be leader of a process / train lower level material handlers
• Maintains a safe, orderly work area.
• May be required to communicate an awareness of general safety practices.
• Meets established standards of accuracy and quality
• Inventory control and reconciliation
• Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

Basic Qualifications:
• High school graduate
• 3 to 5 years previous experience in material handling or other warehouse / distribution activity.
• Must have experience with preparing and or interpreting material reports and a basic understanding of materials systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Good working knowledge in SAP system would be an advantage
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Good oral and written communication
• Willing to work overtime when required
• Ability to
o Use / learn to use power equipment for movement of materials,
o Use /learn to use warehouse operating system and shipment processing systems

Physical Requirements & Expectations:
• Lift, carry, push, and pull up to 25 lbs. unassisted and frequently bend, stoop, twist, climb, crouch/squat, kneel/crawl, sit and stand for long periods of time.
• Be able to reach at, above and below shoulder level, flex/extend neck and have good hand and finger dexterity.
• Physically able to operate a pallet jack