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Warehouse Material Handler I

Company: SunOpta
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Warehouse Material Handler IShift Hours: 3pm - 11:30pmPay: $23.25 + $1.00 shift differentialSummaryThis position is responsible for assisting in managing and maintaining inventory. This individual will also maintain department records for inventory tracking, shipping and receiving order, etc. Orders will be received and loaded using company SOPs. Cycle and physical counts. This position will float between all warehouse locations on an as needed bases within a 10 mile radius.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Contributes to and follows operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current. Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment. Makes appropriate corrective actions. Prepares work orders for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment.Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehousing activities with activities of other functions such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing. Directs salvage of damaged or used materials. Receive and store ingredients, finished goods, packaging and other items as requested. Pre-stage ingredients and packing material for operators. Experience with hand held computer. Maintain ingredients and material in a First In First Out (FIFO) basis. Must be organized, motivated, and a team player that can work well under pressure. Maintains communications within production team ensuring smooth shift transitions, etc. Must follow all safety procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices. Other duties as assigned.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNoneQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Passing of background and drug screens. A desire to succeed and good work ethics are required. Excellent oral and written skills. High-energy, flexible, self-starter, hands on, comfortable with little or no administrative support. Attention to detail. Team player with a sense of urgency and a self-accountability mentality.EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Associated degree or higher preferred; or two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.ExperiencePreferably at least 4 years of forklift experience in a food manufacturing environment.Knowledge and SkillsMust possess the knowledge and understanding of basic math skills including weight calculations, averages and percentages. Must be able to read and write in English.Travel RequirementsNone as part of normal job requirements; but travel may occur per management due to training needsWork Environment/Physical Demands:Approximately; 100% of work is performed in a warehouse facility which is not climate controlled and may contain allergens. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, climb stairs and stand for long periods of time.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without noticeAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER EOE M/W/VET/DISABLED

Keywords: SunOpta, Allentown , Warehouse Material Handler I, Professions , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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