Material Handler
NFI Industries - Newburgh, NY

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The Material Handler/Expeditor is responsible for operating material handling equipment for the purpose of receiving, delivering, moving, locating, relocating, stacking and counting production and non-production parts. The Expeditor is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of forklifts and maintains material and parts inventory status information to expedite movement of material and parts between production areas, according to predetermined production schedules: Reads production schedules, inventory reports, and work orders to determine type and quantity of materials required, availability of stock, and order priority. Records and maintains perpetual account of inventory (quantity and type) of materials and parts received, stocked, and distributed, manually or using computer. Compiles and maintains records, such as material inventory records, production records, manually or using computer. May direct or request information from other material handlers regarding the location or movement of inventory or inventory equipment to expedite transfer of materials from stock area to production areas. May examine material received, verify part numbers, and check discrepancies, such as damaged or unmarked parts. . May also be required to perform other duties as specified by management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Unloads inbound and loads outbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations

Stacks and stores merchandise in designated areas using a forklift, Tug, golf-cart, pallet jack, or other powered equipment

Ensures that the exact number and type of product is staged for daily production

Performs picking duties in an efficient manner meeting customer standards

Moves product from staging and/or storage areas into production areas.

Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods

Maintains appropriate records and reports to guarantee inventory control and security

Assists in physical inventories

Ensures proper stock rotation

Conducts cycle counts as requested


Job Related & Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift and/or pull 50 lbs without restriction

Must be able to work in varying facility conditions.

Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Required:
High School or GED diploma

At least 1 year experience forklift experience on both sit down and stand up reach forklift and/or using warehouse distribution equipment

Willingness to become forklift certified

Familiarity with MRP & warehouse inventory management systems.

Attention to detail

Excellent communication & customer service skills

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