Forklift Operator Material Handler

Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

This position performs both the Forklift Operator (Materials Coordinator) and Core Cutting Responsibilities.  Employee may be assigned to primary position but will be trained for both and expected to perform the secondary position as assigned by the TPL.

Forklift Operator (Materials Coordinator)  will lead and support the site material movements – material management, material flow improvements, coordination with logistics and all production areas including, but not limited to; stocking raw materials at production lines, communication with off-site warehouse on hours outside of Logistic hours, transporting finished materials from lines to packaging, removal and disposal of product dunnage, and following Kanban principles to sustain the work-flow system.

Job Description Cont.

The Forklift Operator (Materials Coordinator) will be the site "champion" for all material movements from the internal warehouse to all of the production line in the plant.  This candidate will drive efficiencies in the production area, by having the materials needed at each line available at point of use.  The Forklift Operator (Materials Coordinator) must have a passion for overseeing the coordination of the process flow for the entire plant, with added emphasis on the weekends while coordinating with PONY warehouse. Must also have the ability to transcend obstacles within a complex manufacturing environment, to identify and communicate the "big picture", and to achieve tangible improvements within the organization. Must have the ability to coordinate and operate the Core Cutter and Box Truck when called upon to meet business schedule adherence and avoid any machine downtime due to lack of materials. The Forklift Operator (Materials Coordinator) will ensure that coordination of materials and transactions are aligned with other business activities (Recycling) and improvement projects that support critical organizational goals and lead to higher customer satisfaction

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have good standing Driver’s License
  • Must have the ability to coordinate with Production Scheduling, Logistics and the shift production workforce to assure that orders are completed in a timely fashion with the value that meets and exceeds the customers’ requirements. 
  • Support and manage:  material movements (raw materials, semi-finished, finished products and recyclables) in an orderly fashion that drives improvement in quality, safety, and efficiency. 
  • Inventory control through, spreadsheets, visual control and SAP transactions.            
  • Must demonstrate a solid understanding of the general plant manufacturing process
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills with proven problem-solving abilities
  • Must be a highly motivated, self-starter capable of managing multiple movements with minimal supervision
  • Must have strong communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills coupled with a willingness to promote and uphold the team culture
  • Must display confidence with computer transactions/programs including SAP
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Preference will be given to candidates with any prior material coordination (shipping, receiving, warehouse movement) experience.

Requisition id: 29875 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

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Posted
09/26/2020
Salary Range
$31,000.00 - 37,000.00
per Year
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Location
St. Joseph, MO 64501, US