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Material Handler (1st Shift)

1st shift
Summary: 
-Ensures the accurate movement of material while providing service to internal and external customers.
Requirements and Education: 

NOTE - This position requires applicants to successfully pass a pre-employment, as well as an annual pulmonary function test (PFT).  This position may expose the employee to isocyanates which are chemicals known to be respiratory irritants and sensitizers.  While TSE provides personal protective equipment (PPE) to its employees working around such chemicals, the most current and best available medical data indicate that individuals with pre-existing respiratory conditions including but not limited to asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and the like are at high risk or experiencing serious, and possibly fatal reactions to isocyanates, even at concentrations below the legally permissible exposure level (PEL).  Therefore, due to this direct threat to their safety, TSE does not hire individuals with pre-existing respiratory conditions to work in this position.  Employees in this position are required to wear a full face respirator and comply with TSE Respiratory Protection Program and Title 29 CFR 1910.134. Employees with facial hair or other conditions that would compromise the facepiece-to-face seal cannot work in this position. Examples of these conditions include beards or sideburns that interfere with the facepiece seal or valve function, certain dentures or dental conditions, facial deformities (e.g., scars, deep skin creases, prominent cheekbones), or the use of jewelry or headgear that projects under and interferes with the facepiece seal.

 

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE - High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

*Valid driver’s license required for forklift operation.

*Must have 1 to 2 years of recent forklift experience.

*Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs on a regular basis.

*Must have UPS Worldship and Fed-Ex experience.

*Must be willing to work overtime as needed, weekdays or weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Ship and stock materials.  Issue materials.  Load and unload trucks with the use of a forklift.  Lifting up to 50 pounds required on regular basis.   Direct inbound/outbound activities.  Research and audit inventory.  Assist in the development of procedures for receiving or shipping activities.  Package materials to support outbound activities.  Utilize internal Vantage software system as well as Fed-Ex and UPS Worldship software.  Support housekeeping activities.  Must be able to read, understand and follow Safety and Quality System Procedures.