Material Dist Handler 9/8/2016

American Greetings Ripley, TN

Company
American Greetings
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
20605BR
AJE Ref #
576113429
Location
Ripley, TN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GENERAL SUMMARY: Individuals performing the job duties of this position are required to operate powered industrial trucks, including natural gas and electric count-balance forklifts, narrow-aisle standup forklifts, and counter-balance forklifts with roll-clamp attachments. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to operate the equipment safely. He/she will receive training from the Shipping/Receiving Supervisor or Headworker Material Handler upon assignment to the Material Distribution Handler position. The incumbent works in the pressroom and warehouse areas. The incumbent is responsible for loading/unloading tractor-trailers, moving stock to warehouse locations, pulling stock for delivery to the printing presses, banding/staging completed loads for delivery to the finishing plants, and performing general duties such as moving stock throughout the plant as required. Stock delivered to the printing presses will be properly jogged. The incumbent also inspects completed loads for defects prior to banding and notifies the supervisor when obvious defects are detected. The incumbent must learn to recognize all defects and remove the defective sheets from the finished pile before wrapping and banding. All loads that are badly jogged will be re-jogged neatly prior to shipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Material Distribution Handler works under direct supervision of the Shipping/Receiving Supervisor or the Pressroom Supervisor on second and third shifts. He/she also receives training and instructions form the Headworker Material Handler.

Job Functions:
Re-pile or re-jog loads when necessary.
Performs duties such as handling of supplies and drums, bailing waste paper, changing batteries, cleaning up wasted sheets/spilled loads and other materials.
Performs shipping duties such as wrapping/banding skids and loading trailers.
Inspects completed litho sheets for defects, segregates and removes the defective sheets, and records all defective sheets quantities removed from the pile on the job ticket.
Performs duties such as turning skids of sheets for better feeding into the presses.
Moving stock received on non-standard skid to AG skids.
Stages jobs and builds truck loads for shipment to finishing plants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experiences, knowledge, skills, and abilities need for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Physical demands are typical for manufacturing. A combination of computer work, standing, sitting, walking, lifting up to 50lb, driving fork truck.
Position requires good manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination. Must be able to successfully pass mechanical and math exam.
Must have good color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Environment is fast paced with occasional heavy workload. Job may require working more than 40 hours a week at times. Frequent fixed deadlines. Candidate will be working in a team environment and must have the ability to contribute to this manufacturing concept.Required Length & Type of Experience:
Previous material handling experience is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Listed above