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Material Handler

Peabody, MA 01960

Posted: 05/14/2024 Job Category: Manufacturing-Production Job Number: 27143171

Job Description


Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Material Handler to work in the Peabody, MA area for a top utility and energy company. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

Position Description:

We are looking for an energetic, quick learner with good communication skills, who can meet strict deadlines. The Material Handler role is to facilitate material flow inside the plant, being responsible for daily material transactions, supporting work center associates and planner/buyers with material placement and flow.  This position will also act as a backup for shipping/receiving associates, if needed. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Data entry, sorting and verify accuracy of receiving documentation before entering data into operating system.
  • Process documents such as purchase orders, shipping receipts, enter and process shipping and package information into FedEx, UPS, and computer systems.
  • Compile, sort, and verify accuracy of shipping documentation before entering data into operating system.
  • Coordinate loading of domestic truck and international air logistics for deliveries to customers or internal stockroom locations.
  • Complete receiving and shipping training and can perform transactions for both positions as required in peak times including fork truck operation.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement (kaizen) events
  • Support the daily 5S, cleaning and maintenance of the facility.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma with 3-4 years’experience in material handling / procurement or Associates Degree with at least 2-years’experience
  • Good understanding of shipping and regulations
  • Fork truck and power pallet jack experience or certification
  • Driver’s license
  • Proficiency with ERP software
  • General computer skills to include working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • One to three years of relevant experience in a similar manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to cohesively work in a team environment.
  • Possess and exhibit a positive attitude and winning spirit. 

Physical Demands / Environment:
  • The employee is continuously required to reach with both hands, arms, and stand for extended periods of time.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate tools or controls and computer keyboards.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry, hold, push or pull up to 50 pounds, and 70 pounds on occasion.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be subjected to moving mechanical parts,, extreme temperature and work space restrictions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.

About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS):            
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance;401(k) with a company match;paid holidays and vacations;tuition reimbursement. To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.

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