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Material Handler

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number: 38707

Group: Cosma International

Division: CCMi

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: Battle Creek

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Role Summary

The Material Handler is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and managing all material control related activities in his/her area. Production Supervisor/Materials Supervisor will support the Material Handlers by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job.

Key Responsibilities

* Monitoring Inventory levels (Min/Max)
* Performing Cycle counts per cycle count schedule and as needed or requested
* Receiving of purchased parts and materials into the ERP system
* Placing material in its assigned location(s)
* Ensuring material is only placed in its assigned locations and placed according to the area layout
* Pulling/Staging/Delivering material as required to support production
* Maintain First In, First Out inventory (FIFO) on all material
* Preparing loads for shipment per direction or documentation
* Actively participating in all day-to-day activities in Materials Department (including but not limited to: 5S, housekeeping, safety programs, training courses, startup and other meetings as requested)
* Must utilize bar code scanners for receiving, shipping, transfers and cycle counting
* Meeting all safety and quality standards
* For following established procedures for loading and unloading trailers on the shipping docks
* Load and unload incoming trailers as assigned by the Team Leader or Supervisor
* Maintain and accurately verify all required records and documents
* Maintain the equipment used to load/unload the trailers, and report any problems to the
* Team leader or Supervisor immediately
* Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment at all times
* Report to the Team Leader or Supervisor any information in relation to the operations of the shipping docks that could be detrimental to the company (Lack of racks/parts for shipping requirements that are not met, etc.)
* Keep storage areas for empty racks stocked
* Exhibit a team oriented work ethic.
* Support any area that may need assistance, per Management's direction.
* Understand and promote the Cosma Way philosophies and the Magna Employee Charter



Key Qualifications/Requirements

* Applicable rules, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures;
* Well-developed interpersonal, organizational, communication (verbal & written) skills
* Mathematical Skills sufficient to balance counts, determine square footage, percentages, etc.
* Functioning in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project & Visio)
* Self-starter with the ability to formulate a project and see it through to its conclusion
* Decision making abilities to create a win, win, win situation in support of the three legged stool (Customer, Investor, People)
* Must be able to understand written instructions

Additional Information

Education, Skills and Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Ability to understand and follow routine, oral and written instructions precisely.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment

The work environment is a mixture of office and manufacturing plant floor (10% & 90% respectively) - - The position will require interaction with and use of manufacturing equipment, tools and material handling equipment

The environment is high pressure and requires extreme accuracy and attention to detail

The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with team members, leaders, customers and suppliers

Overtime as required

Other Considerations

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the team member occupying this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their direct leader.

A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and requirements are essential job functions.

Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other team members.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Battle Creek , Material Handler, Professions , Battle Creek, Michigan

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