Materials Handler - Shipping & Receiving in Alexandria, MN at ITW

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

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Job Description

COMPANY VISION:  Be the premier supplier of low-volume, high-mix, and close-tolerance, specialty parts by employing sound processes, great people and a servant’s heart.

 REPORTS TO: Operations  Manager

 POSITION SUMMARY: Process all incoming and outgoing materials and outside processes, identifying, directing, and controlling their flow through the system, and provides support service to the production process.  This position will be based in Alexandria, MN.


  • Responsible for receiving all materials and outside processes
  • Order and maintain all shipping supplies
  • Prepare all shipments per internal or customer specific procedures
  • Responsible for preparing all shipping documentation including packing slips, bills of lading, and export documents
  • Ensure all import/export processes meet ITW Trade Compliance requirements
  • Arrange all shipping logistics
  • Responsible for movement of materials to the production process and related transactions in the ERP system
  • Receive customer Return Material Authorization and route accordingly
  • Maintain finished goods inventory and cycle counting
  • May be asked to direct the work of others to expedite material flow, and provide training as needed
  • Recommend ways to improve the flow of parts through the system
  • Follow all quality procedures and achieve line of sight requirements
  • Meet all safety and 5S expectations
  • Maintain proper record retention per ITW standards
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred, especially within the Material Handling function
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Experience interpreting blue prints and using documentation systems preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) is preferred
  • Strong organization and time management skills required
  • Strong communication skills required

ITW Description:

Since ITW’s founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 56 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards. ITW has 81 businesses divided into 7 Segments, which includes: Welding, Automotive OEM, Food Equipment Group, Construction Products, Polymers & Fluids, Test and Measurement & Electronics, and Specialty. 

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.


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