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Material Handler

Company: Koozie Group
Location: Sleepy Eye
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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 :

      Moves materials to and from production areas to ensure an efficient production flow through the plant. Performs inventory transactions, including transfer and location audits.

      Primary Job Responsibilities:
      • Moves all materials to and from manufacturing areas
      • Keeps all "floor" inventory properly stocked and organized for efficient use by production
      • Accurately records all transactions and transfers and completes all forms as required
      • Verifies prescribed accuracy levels within assigned inventory locations
      • Participates in the recount team during floor counts
      • Utilizes problem-solving methods to resolve inventory discrepancies.
      • Works with Receiving and Operations to ensure prompt notification of items on the "hot list"
      • Fills picking locations in both warehouses on a daily basis and rotates stock properly Maintains effective working relationships with other associates
      • Performs duties in a safe manner, using all approved safety equipment as instructed
      • Maintains a neat and orderly work area
      • Actively participates in and supports teamwork and continuous process improvement
      • Demonstrates flexibility and commitment through cross training and helping other departments consistent with business needs
      • Serves as back-up to Shipping Department
      • Three months or equivalent experience in inventory control with strong math and organizational skills.
      • An understanding of materials flow is preferred.
      • Computer knowledge helpful. Must be able to obtain forklift certification and have an ability to effectively use power jack, pallet jack, calculator, electronic counting scale, 2-wheel hand cart, computer terminal, ladder, reach truck, order picker, RF data collection gun and automatic shrink wrapper.
      • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. Continuously, and occasionally up to 75 lbs., sometimes in difficult work positions.
      • Must perform job with a high level of accuracy and follow standard procedures for completing inventory transactions.
      • Strong problem solving skills.


        High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

        Job Skills:

        Performs other duties as needed.

        Job Experience:

        Experience in a manufacturing environment.

        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: coordinator, forklift, forklift operator, logistics, logistics support, palletizer, servicer, warehouse engineer, warehouse support, warehouse technician

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

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