Material Handler/Receiving – Monday thru Thursday 2nd Shift

Material Handler/Receiving – Monday thru Thursday 2nd Shift

AWT specializes in unique, innovative, and demanding label and packaging solutions for medical, industrial/OEM, food and beverage, personal care/health & beauty, household, and specialty markets.  More than 35 years of experience has taught us a few things and helped us to become the leading provider of custom packaging, labeling, and converting solutions in the country. From eye-catching consumer labels to medical device applications that can stand up to sterilization, we have a unique blend of precision processes, quality systems and research-based ideas to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. The Material Handler position is responsible for the verification, labeling and storage of all incoming materials and managing the stock inventory system (warehouse).

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities (Note, activities that occupy approx. 90% of time):

  • Ensures all material in warehouse is properly identified and safely stored
  • Ensures all material in “Return” area is assigned warehouse location and promptly returned to inventory
  • Removes allocated materials from warehouse, ensures proper identification information (job number, etc.) and stages properly for production as required
  • Ensures that goods are delivered to the appropriate location or personnel on a timely basis;
  • Ensures all inventory transactions are documented and accurately performed
  • Verifies all incoming materials upon receipt and places in proper location – i.e., warehousing or staging
  • Ensures product is safely unloaded from trucks with no damage
  • Ensures that production materials are moved without damage to the production areas promptly and safely as needed
  • Responsible for the quality hold area and that all required inventory transactions are properly processed
  • Drive the cycle count process to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Ensures all sanitation activities are completed as required and performed thoroughly
  • Follow documented ISO 9001 procedures

Secondary Tasks and Responsibilities (Occupies balance of time):

  • Notifies proper personnel when product has been received; forwards documentation of receiving activities to Accounting
  • Verifies that all required documentation (Packing List, COA, COC, etc.) is present or takes appropriate actions to obtain required information
  • Participates in continuous improvement and quality projects as requested
  • Participates in annual physical inventory count as required
  • Interacts with people across the entire organization to provide the required level of information and support

Physical Job Demands:

This position requires being on your feet a majority of the working day; ability to lift 35 lbs. to waist level without assistance; requires a great deal of twisting, bending, and walking; able to use a forklift (trainable).

Skills/Abilities to Meet Job Requirements:

  • Able to work with deadlines and changing priorities
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail with numbers and information
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures and work with minimal direction;
  • Forklift certification
  • General understanding of overall material flow in a manufacturing environment
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral – ability to read, write and comprehend the English language
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills (for receiving process)

Education and Experience Requirement:

High School – OR Equivalent GED; 2-years experience preferred

Job Category: Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Minneapolis

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