Material Handler 2nd Shift

DESCRIPTION

The Material Handler Is responsible for coordinating the movement of parts from storage areas to the assembly line.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Confer with supervisors to coordinate flow of materials or products into kitting or CER via kanban or pick list
  • Assist team members with material handling and receiving activities as directed by supervisor or team leader
  • Communicate with appropriate personnel any potential shortages and/or future inventory projections
  • Provide accurate documentation for inventory control
  • Read production schedules, inventory reports, and work orders to determine type and quantity of materials required, availability of stock, and order priority
  • Pull and stage material for production use
  • Perform cycle counts
  • Provide assistance for on-the-job coaching/training of new employees and cross-training current employees
  • Process inventory transactions in computer database relating to jobs, scrap, testing, cycle counts, etc.
  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate team members to achieve 100% customer satisfaction
  • Maintain accurate inventory control and records
  • Participate and provide input for process improvement programs
  • Follow all safety procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2 years inventory control or material handling experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Written and oral communications skills sufficient to speak clearly and distinctly, write compound and complex sentences, and read simple instructions in English
  • Expanded basic arithmetic calculations (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals)
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good judgment in investigating and resolving problems
  • Ability to maintain neat, orderly work area

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or GED

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous day-to-day activities of a primarily productive nature (lifting 60 pounds/carrying 25 pounds)
  • Moderate lifting, carrying, bending, pushing/pulling, climbing, and prolonged standing
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and material
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Ability to judge distance and spatial relationships (i.e. visualize objects of multiple dimensions)
  • Ability to handle chemicals safely and confidently
  • Ability to use protective clothing/devices as outlined in procedures

EQUIPMENT USED

  • Standard office computer, pallet jack, and fork lift

VISUAL ACUITY

  • Worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as:
    • Preparing and analyzing data and figures
    • Transcribing
    • Viewing a computer screen
    • Extensive reading
    • Visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operating machines
    • Using measurement devices
    • Assembly or fabrication of parts at distance close to the eyes

CONDITIONS

  • Well-lighted, air-conditioned, indoor laboratory/production setting with adequate ventilation

Position location: San Antonio, TX

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.