Using a forklift truck the material Handler performs a combination of material handling to stack, transport and move to storage work-in-process material and finished goods product. Bands converting finished product using a Bander machine. Supplies converting production cells with efficient flow of corrugated board and bands product ensuring optimal production efficiencies are met in alignment with our internal and external customer’s expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Using production schedule or run sheet verifies converting sequential production order lineup. Transports corrugated board and material to production cells. Monitor production runs throughout shift to determine on-going staging sequence. Notifies Converting Cell Leader when materials are running low or damaged.
Operate forklift by moving levers, controls, hoists, and/or clamp attachment, to ensure timely and accurate receiving, scanning, loading/unloading, stacking, stocking, transportation and delivery of materials or finished product.
Using Factory Work Order and load tag verify product unit quantity and palletizing specifications. Manually set up Bander machine including number of bands per bundle. Scan load tags and feed corrugated board through Bander machine. Place dunnage and load tags on bundles. Transport bundles to assigned staging area. Replenish strapping as needed.
Maintain inventories of dunnage in various sizes, load tags and strapping.
Transport non-conforming product to quality staging area or to shredder. Transport scrap bales to staging area and load onto trailers.
Keep the warehouse well organized with material and stock in assigned locations, clearly labeled and marked with correct information, and all tags facing the same direction. Follow first in first out procedure.
Participate with physical and cycle count roll stock inventory and identify inventory discrepancy issues. Utilize scanners for scanning inventory into systems.
Perform routine inspection/maintenance on trucks and record data as necessary on required inspection documents.
Assist in training Material Handler/Bander.
Assist Shipping department as needed loading and loading trailers and rail cars. Verifies truck drivers have properly chocked trucks.
Communicate successfully with internal customers including Operators, Feeders, etc.
Perform daily forklift inspection and notify supervisor or maintenance of mechanical issues. Perform basic preventative maintenance duties.
Maintains a clean work area including in warehouse.
Comply and follow all health/safety rules and regulations. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalency, and; at least 1 year of experience operating a forklift truck in a warehouse environment. Knowledge Production and Processing – Knowledge of corrugated board types and grades, converting production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.