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Material Handler

Location: 

Niles, IL, US, 60714

Req ID:  23279

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Material Handler is responsible for shipping, receiving and transporting packaging, ingredients, and finished goods for the facility.

***Position shift is Friday-Sunday, 5 am - 6:30 pm. You work 39 hours and are paid for 40 hours.***
 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Observes all safety rules and regulations including use of personal protective equipment and material handling.
  • Follows all established Good Manufacturing Practices, including maintaining an orderly and clean work area.
  • Maintain forklifts by daily inspecting batteries, water levels, lights, horn, tires, mirrors, oil levels, backup beep indicators, etc.
  • Verify all deliveries/discrepancies by inspecting materials through physically counting and comparing the amount printed on the delivery receipt.
  • Enter necessary documentation of delivery receipts or material handling into the company''s computer system.
  • Organize/rotate old materials with new.
  • Housekeeping: daily remove/fix any dirty, torn, hanging, broken wood, packaging, ingredients etc.
  • Assist management with inventory balances through physical cycle counts.
  • Label any open/partial ingredient and packaging.
  • Check production schedules daily to stage packaging and ingredients if needed.
  • Performs all other warehouse and freezer duties.
  • Must be able to operate all forklift equipment
  • Must be trained and recertified annually for forklift license
  • Must be able to work in an extremely cold environment

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must read, write and speak English.
  • Must possess basic math and computer skills.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • One year or more material handling experience.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Be able to regularly stand, reach, bend, and move about the facility.
  • Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Hearing ability to meet manufacturing facility safety requirements.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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