Outbound Logistics Material Handler - Offsite Warehouse
Mars - Arkansas

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Outbound Logistics Material Handler - Offsite Warehouse - FOR00149

Purpose of Role:

This role is a material handler position that rotates with shift having a dotted line reporting responsibility to shift managers. The primary responsibility for this position is to perform all functions associated with the shipping department including but not limited to:
· Loading trucks, live loads and staged loads
· Ability to operate push pull Fork lift – (Expert Level)
· Operation of site yard dog
· Direct ship responsibility including proper disposition of hold product, food safety hold product and released product
· PRMS, BOL responsibility / accountability
· SPEDE Functionality
· Support Outbound Logistics Coordinator with all activities associated with shipping department
Principal Accountabilities
1. Accurately record all transactions on the PRMS inventory system
2. Communicate with line and logistics operators to ensure materials are replenished in a timely manner
3. Manage FIFO program in regard to materials management
4. Load super sacks and micros in dries rooms
5. Cross training will be required with other Logistic Material Handler positions.
6. This position and all site associates are responsible for quality and food safety.

Mission Critical Competencies

1. Must have excellent communication skills
2. Must have the ability to prioritize workload
3. Must have the ability to forecast inventory needs for all production lines
4. Must have excellent organizational skills

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge
· The ability to lift 50 pounds
· Forklift certified
· Knowledge of inventory computer systems (PRMS, Spede, Factory Batching)
· Food manufacturing experience and knowledge of food safety
· Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
Preferred Skills · Food manufacturing experience and knowledge of food safety.
· Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices.
· Statistical Process Control
· Forklift certified.
Minimum Qualifications · High School diploma or equivalent.
· 2+ years of manufacturing experience.
· Ability to lift 50 pounds.
· Ability to quickly respond.
· Mechanical troubleshooting ability
· Career Readiness Certificate (CRC)
· Computer literate with an ability to enter, record, maintain and retrieve information in a computer based data collection system
Company-paid relocation is not available for this position.
Every associate at Mars has responsibility for the achievement of quality and food safety.
As a privately-held, family-owned company, Mars Petcare North America offers benefits which reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining great people. This includes excellent pay, competitive health and dental care coverage, a retirement plan, a very competitive vacation plan and unrivalled career advancement opportunities, to name just a few of our unique and generous benefits.
If you're looking for a place where you can take ownership for your work, where the pace is fast, the environment is built around the importance of open communication, and where employees are called "associates" and treated as such, then we want to hear from you.
We value a diverse work environment and encourage qualified individuals to apply, regardless of race, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, gender and age. Mars Petcare North America is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit www.mars.com to learn more about our company and for information about all of our current openings. Please, no agencies.
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Primary Location NA-USA-Arkansas

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