Snyder's Lance Material Handler - Distribution Center, 1st shift in SALEM, Oregon

Title: Material Handler

  • Distribution Center, 1st shift

Location: United States-Oregon-Salem

Job Number: 181442

Job Summary

The Material Handler is responsible for receiving, storing, picking and distributing material and products within establishment.

Essential Job Duties

  • Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.

  • Transports materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.

  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.

  • Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, or other stock items and distributes items to production areas.

  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets.

  • Marks materials with identifying information.

  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers.

  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.

  • Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.

  • Certified to drive material handling equipment.

  • Transports stored items within the warehouse.

  • Loads and unloads trailers of palletized and non-palletized product.

  • Utilizes manual and automated material handling equipment.

  • Practices and adheres to appropriate safety and hygiene guidelines/procedures for safe housekeeping and personal protection.

  • Keeps work area clean and removes trash from work area floor.

  • Stores supplies in designated areas.

  • Keeps work area aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions.

  • Follows instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights; identifies/reports defective equipment.

  • Reports all job-related injuries to supervision.

  • Takes photos of incoming or outgoing load and log items and pictures for documentation.

  • Uses computer to enter records.

  • Where applicable, climbs and works at the heights of material tanks.

  • May climb on top or into tank trailers to check seals and take samples.

  • May prepare and takes a cycle count inventory of all merchandise; records counts on cycle count sheets.

  • Mandatory overtime may be required.

  • Supports and participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives including 5S (sort, set, shine, standardize, and sustain).

  • May perform other duties as required.

Scope of Responsibility

No supervisory or budgetary responsibility.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to pass basic math skills test.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Capable of obtaining Forklift certification. Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; or equivalent combination of education and experienced required.Previous experience with Oracle or similar based WMS system; a minimum of 1 year experience in a warehouse position; previous forklift experience is preferred. Professional Licenses or Certifications Obtain and maintain a forklift certification.

Job: Logistics/Distribution

EEO Disclosure: Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories