Material & Supply Yard Assistant
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
REPORT TO and CONTACT INFO: Leah Minnick ***
West Kilgore Laydown Yard
5350 West Kilgore Ave.
Muncie, IN 47304
DRESS CODE & PPE: Steel Toe Boots are required. Jeans and T-Shirt (no inappropriate words or pictures) can be worn. All other PPE is provided. *If worker wears eye glasses, side shields are required, *** does not provide side shields.
Some local travel may be required, *** Vehicles may be driven, MVR will be required for this position.
We are looking for candidates that have SAFETY in mind! Zero Harm is ***'s #1 Goal.
Good Communication Skills required - *Ability to be a Spotter and have the communication skills necessary to perform safe work in a laydown yard.
Motivated - Dependable - Team oriented - Respectful - Cooperative - Flexible - Adaptable - Punctual
Lifting/Standing and the ability to work in both indoor and outdoor environments and within all weather patterns * Most Laydown yards are outdoor locations and work is completed in both heat and inclement weather situations.
Heavy Equipment operation experience is preferred * Construction Experience* (can be trained on specific equipment but experience is helpful.)
*Case 821 (Wheeloader - All Terrain Forklift ) ability to operate up to 16K pounds of Material.
*JLG Telehandler - Operate all different sizes of this equipment *ability to operate 7K & 12K pounds of Material.
*Materials are extremely heavy, can be awkwardly shaped and long.
Under semi-direct supervision, be responsible for material accountability (receive, identify, inspect, cycle count, record), unloading and/or shipping materials and supplies in the operation of the RDC and storage yards. The following list of accountabilities sets forth the principal duties required for the job that are normally to be performed.
THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION ONLY. THIS POSITION IS NOT A FEEDER FOR OTHER POSITIONS. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF APPLICABLE PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTS ARE REQUIRED FOR OTHER SUPPLY CHAIN POSITIONS.
Pick up, haul and deliver materials and operating Company automotive equipment such as cars and trucks.
Check received material for quantity; make visual inspection for identity, breakage, and condition; unload and put away material, document irregularities and abnormal conditions, Identify, sort and record material returned, prepare and pack material for shipment or storage, operate material handling equipment such as forklift trucks, or any other equipment as required, operate heavy machinery, such as Frontend Loader and Telehandler (JLG), rearrange or change of bins and racks, and make material location changes in laydown yards, assist employees of equal or higher classification, perform duties in accordance with Company safety rules, operating regulations, and practice.
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: Operating heavy equipment such as Frontend loaders, Telehandlers, All-Terrain Vehicles, and Forklifts. Warehouse or staging yard experience is beneficial. Keeping accurate inventory of all inbound and outbound shipments, checking the packing slips with the material that has arrived. Will be required to load, unload, stage and package all project material. Repetitive lifting and carrying items up to 70 lbs. Flatbed trucks are the standard form of transit, and will be required to safely load and package material for open air transport. Must be self motivated, direct supervision will not always be on site.
Licenses/Certifications: Must meet all vehicle operation requirement as designated by federal and/or state law. Must possess a state drivers license.
REQUIREMENTS OTHER: These are additional expectations for the job and could include specific work experience, license / certifications, preemployment testing, expectations about travel, shift work, etc.
1) A Physical Ability Test (PAT) test is also required
2) Must be able to operate stores material handling equipment and road vehicles
REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL DEMANDS: List any physical demands required for this job
1) Must be able to safely lift and handle materials and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds