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Material Handler in Allentown, PA at Continental

Date Posted: 7/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Allentown, PA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Material Handler’s primary duty is to pick orders and put product away in support of the distribution processes on 1st shift. The hours for this shift are 8:00am to 4:30pm. The location is Snowdrift Road.
Core Responsibilities:
• Primary duty is to operate order picker and Drexel lifts to bring product to work area or put packaged product away.
• Accurately pick and count product from storage locations for production.
• Secondarily pick and count product from storage locations for shipping.
• Retrieve and put back packaging materials in storage locations.
• Pull empty returnable containers and pallets from storage locations.
• Move product for consolidation based on Inventory Control guidance.
• Sign OSHA daily lift truck checklist.
• Utilize SAP to create/maintain documents related to the process.
• Report inventory discrepancies to Inventory control or Supervisors.
• Use hand­held RF device to accomplish daily work.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Pack product on the packaging line when needed.
• Support the Manager of the Distribution Center, warehouse supervisors and inventory management.
• Suggest ideas to improve process design and development.

Core Competencies:
• Foster a positive and team­oriented work environment.
• Ability to learn SAP and other software utilized in DC processes.
• Ability to work effectively with the team.
• Understanding of distribution processes.
• Ability to help improve processes to guarantee high quality.
• Ability to take initiative.
• Resourceful and strong numerical skills.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Strong communication skills.

This position does not allow for relocation or visa sponsorship.

Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED
• Minimum 1 year of warehouse/distribution experience and 3 months of forklift experience
• Ability to work overtime as needed
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs
• Must be able to read, write and speak English

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience using cherry picker and Drexel forklift equipment


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