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Material Handler/Shipper

Company: Sonoco Products Co,
Location: Beecher
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

* Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-430pm and 10am-630pm
* Pay: $16/hour

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

* Load and unload shipments from utilizing a forklift or pallet jack.
* Mark all shipments with the appropriate part number and place in their designated location as soon as possible.
* Verify all shipping documentation for any errors that could be present. Sign and turn in all documentation to the Procurement Coordinator promptly.
* Create BOL's utilizing the computer system.
* Conduct documented inventory counts.
* Be able to coordinate the shipping of small parcel packages, utilizing the internet through the use of a computer.
* Support the needs of production through the handling and distribution of finished goods, raw materials, molds, jigs, fixtures, etc. to the appropriate workstations throughout the plant.
* Notify Production Supervisor immediately of potential or existing problems as they arise, such as product defects, serial number errors, and poor workmanship on products.
* Perform part inspection and required documentation.
* Contact and coordinate LTL and truckload shipments to/from the facility utilizing computer system.
* Make efficient use of shop supplies and materials.
* Maintain good housekeeping practices in the work area.
* Continually practice safe operation and handling of all equipment, raw materials and products throughout the entire plant.

THE DESCRIPTION ABOVE REPRESENTS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE JOB BUT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OTHER RELATED DUTIES WHICH MAY BE ASSIGNED.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/SPECIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

* High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic computer skills are required to coordinate small parcel shipments via the internet.
* Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, shipping documentation, and memos. The candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with superiors, peer employees, freight carriers, and customers.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. The candidate requires the ability to use and accurately read a tape measure.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in multiple step instructions by oral, written, or drawn communication. Ability to deal with standardized situations with many potential variables.
* Forklift certification and internal driver testing for the company vehicle are required.

THE NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

* Ability to pass DOT physical to drive stakebed truck to off-site warehouse

PHYSICAL/MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF THE WORKPLACE:

* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with the hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
* The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud and hearing protection may be required.

Sonoco retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Sonoco Products Co,, Joliet , Material Handler/Shipper, Other , Beecher, Illinois

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