Material Handler II

Company Name:
Alamo Group Inc.
Job Description:
Henke Manufacturing, a member of the Alamo Group family of companies, has 90+ years of experience in the design and manufacture of snowplows and other attachments. Recognized as an industry leader, Henke's unique product features have allowed Henke's sales to grow significantly over the past several years.
Alamo Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and provides equal opportunity to minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities (M/F/D/V). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Under moderate supervision, performs a combination of the following tasks to load, unload, and move material and parts in and around the manufacturing facility. Responsible for the accuracy of inventory and may oversee the receiving of inventory and make required transactions into various inventory control programs. May make recommendations on inventory adjustments. May be assigned to a specific work center or work centers within the manufacturing operation. May train other employees.
Essential Functions of the Job:
1. Fills requisitions, work orders, requests for materials or other stock items and distributes items to production workers.
2. Assembles orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or moves orders to packing station, shipping department or trailers.
3. Reads production schedules, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders or requisitions to identify items to be moved, gathered or distributed.
4. Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands together in preparation for movement.
5. Loads/unloads materials to or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves manually, by hoist or forklift.
6. Marks materials with identifying information.
7. Moves materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or other designated areas by hand, hand truck or forklift.
8. Loads materials onto vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
9. Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined locations.
10. May be assigned additional responsibilities as necessary to support the manufacturing and distribution operations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and basic understanding of inventory management and distribution software.
Knowledge of basic warehouse, shipping and receiving operations.
Knowledge of basic math and computer data entry.
Able to perform basic measurements using tape measure and other measuring devices.
Able to operate a forklift and handtruck.
Able to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
Able to train others.
Able to wear personal protective equipment.
Able to work overtime and/or including weekends as production schedules dictate.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED required with 1-3 years of previous shipping, receiving, warehouse or material handling experience; preferably in a metal manufacturing production environment.
Working Conditions:
Work performed in a non-climate controlled metal manufacturing production environment, with frequent standing, twisting, bending, stooping, and climbing in and around metal fabricated parts. Frequent lifting, pushing or pulling of 50 pounds alone and 100> pounds with assistance. Requires sufficient manual dexterity and visual acuity to identify required parts and operate production equipment (i.e. forklift, handtruck, etc.).
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Leavenworth, KS
Post Date: 11/17/2014

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