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Material Handler

Company: Koozie Group
Location: Sleepy Eye
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Koozie Group

If our name sounds familiar, there's a reason why. We're the people behind the iconic Koozie Can Kooler - and more! As one of the largest suppliers in the promotional products industry, you've probably seen our work everywhere from your local bank to a large concert or sporting event. We imprint company logos and slogans on everything from pens to coffee tumblers, lunch bags, tech accessories, camp chairs, and award-winning calendars, to name just a few. Our desire to benefit our people, customers, communities, and industry is behind all that we do. We call it Keep It. Give It., and it ensures that we are leaving a positive, lasting impact with the products and solutions we deliver.

We're looking for the right person to fill this role. Read on if you want to know more and discover how we like to keep the good going !

Great reasons to join Koozie Group:

  • People-first culture
  • Flexible schedules
  • Great shift differential (2nd shift: $1.25/hour / 3rd shift and weekend shifts: $1.75/hour)
  • We will train for all positions!
  • Climate-controlled environment (clean and heat/air-conditioning)
  • Great benefits, including:
    • Medical HSA and HRA plans
    • Flex spending accounts
    • PPO dental
    • VSP vision
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employer-paid life insurance
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • PTO - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, personal)
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Employee recognition program
    • Employee charitable giveback program (up to $250 value)

      Job Summary:

      Under general supervision, performs inspection duties on materials received and moves materials to and from production areas to ensure an efficient production flow through the plant.

      Responsibilities:
      • Takes random samples of incoming materials, and weighs or counts such to determine accuracy of materials received compared to materials ordered.
      • Notifies the Purchasing department of low inventories to ensure the maintenance of adequate supply of materials.
      • Receives incoming materials and supplies, checks for MSDS sheet on the product and follows appropriate procedures relating to MSDS sheets, then transports such materials to their appropriate storage areas.
      • Visually inspects bills of lading and incoming parts and materials to ensure that received materials are consistent with company requirements.
      • Writes damage claim reports on incoming goods.
      • Performs cycle counting daily for different managers in the plant
      • Loads and unloads trucks.
      • Maintains inventory and related warehouse information on the computer daily.
      • Operates material handling equipment to move skids to and from work areas, and organizes and arranges material entering and leaving production areas.
      • Stores stock received in warehouse locations corresponding to the warehouse computer.
      • Maintains stock levels in designated areas per supervisor's instructions.
      • Transfers finished goods from plant floor to warehouse locations.
      • Updates warehouse computer daily.
      • Provides Accounting department with information on how many shippers used that day in production so they can be deleted from inventory.
      • Fills orders to ship bulk
      • Keeps Kanban cards updated and adds new ones if needed.
      • Provides Purchasing with on-hand shipper reports weekly.
      • Completes related forms as required.

        Qualifications/Skills:

        Education: High School Diploma/GED Equivalent or reading, writing and math skills of the same.

        Job Skills:
        • Ability to effectively use power jack, pallet jack, electronic counting scale, 2-wheel hand cart, computer terminal, ladder, reach truck, order picker, RF data collection gun, automatic shrink wrapper.
        • Must be able to lift 45lbs. continuously and occasionally up to 75 lbs. sometimes in challenging work positions.
        • Strong math and organizational skills.
        • An understanding of materials flow are preferred.
        • Computer knowledge required.
        • Must perform job with a high level of accuracy, follow standard procedures for completing inventory transactions and have strong problem solving skills.
        • This position requires a reliable and conscientious team player.

          Job Experience:
          • Knowledge of quality methods and techniques preferred.
          • Previous work in a production and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.

            Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm to keep the good going , you will find your way at Koozie Group.

            Koozie Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Koozie Group also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

            In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Koozie Group will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Associated topics: ayudante de almacen y reparto, dockworker, forklift operator, fulfillment, logistics technician, pallet, stocker, supply chain, unloading, warehouse operation

Keywords: Koozie Group, Minneapolis , Material Handler, Other , Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

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