Material Handler in Litchfield, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Description

Position at Alpine

Alpine, an ITW company, currently has an opening for a Materials Handler  (first shift) 6:00 AM- 2:30 PM in its Litchfield, IL facility to verify quantity, quality, labeling, and addressing of products and items of merchandise ready for shipment & to requisition transportation from freight carriers to ship plant products.

Alpine is a leading provider of building component software, equipment, and the industry’s best service to truss manufacturers.  Partnering with our customers, we help to improve their businesses and make them more productive.  We are also a leader in delivering software solutions to homebuilders to increase productivity and profitability.  Alpine is a division of ITW, a F200 global diversified manufacturer with $14B in revenue.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Pick and Pack customer orders accurately and within established quality and productivity standards 
  • Ship the product by loading product onto trucks in a safe manner 
  • Responsible for unloading/putting away product received from our suppliers 
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory levels within the warehouse picking locations 
  • Participate in cycle counting inventory/physical inventory according to established procedures, identifying and correcting discrepancies 
  • Actively problem-solves quality and inventory issues seeking opportunities to simplify and improve warehouse operations 
  • Observe all of the Alpine safety policies and procedures and participate in the safety program 
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner. 

Job Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent; minimum 3-5 years distribution warehouse experience 
  • Previous experience in order picking and inventory management/cycle counting procedures 
  • Solid problem-solving abilities, strong quality orientation with good attention to detail required 
  • Strong team/interpersonal skills and flexibility are essential 
  • Solid numerical ability with basic computer skills preferred 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs 
  • Ability to operate forklifts in a safe manner 

Work Environment: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The performance of this position normally requires exposure to a typical manufacturing area where under certain conditions that require the use of personal protective equipment such as Safety Glasses with side shields and gloves.  Temperature of work area may be affected by outside temperatures.  Industrial lighting provided 

The noise level in the work environment is usually normal. 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Frequent lifting or with other means for movement of boxes or parts.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We do not accept unsolicited resumes. 

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