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Material Handler (PECA)

Company: Panasonic
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, or work site by performing the following duties.

**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

+ Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.

+ Opens containers.

+ Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.

+ Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

+ Conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.

+ Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination or signals crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination.

+ Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet.

+ Attaches identifying tags or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.

+ Loads truck for Industrial Truck Operator.

+ Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together.

+ Clamps sections of portable conveyor together or places conveyor sections on blocks or boxes to facilitate movement of materials or products.

+ Removes samples of materials, labels with identifying information, and takes samples to laboratory for analysis.

+ Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators.

+ Makes simple adjustments or repairs such as realigning belts or replacing rollers.

+ Assembles crates to contain products such as machines or vehicles.

+ Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.

+ Drives box truck between 3 facilities to deliver material and pick up finished goods.

Completes inventory procedures by:

+ Organizing and cycle-counting materials on hand.

+ Reviewing computer records to determine if inventory changes have been processed correctly and comparing the records with the physical counts.

+ Receives incoming materials and issues materials to the Production Departments by:

+ Unloading incoming deliveries and stores materials in proper location, according to predetermined policies and procedures.

+ Inspecting materials received in order to verify the correct type, quantity and condition.

+ Reviewing production schedules and material orders in order to determine types and quantities of required materials and departmental priorities.

+ Checking inventory reports and records to determine availability of needed materials.

+ Locating and delivering materials to the Production department locations.

+ Recharges and performs minor maintenance on the forklifts.

**SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES**

None.

**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 and/or EXPERIENCE**

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two - three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

**LANGUAGE SKILLS**

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

**MATHEMATICAL SKILLS**

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

**REASONING ABILITY**

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

**OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES**

Computer literate. Ability to operate warehouse equipment, such as tier lift truck, forklift and hand truck. **Ability to drive a stick shift box truck is desired, but not required.**

**PHYSICAL DEMANDS**

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 the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

**WORK ENVIRONMENT**

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 frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Keywords: Panasonic, Columbus , Material Handler (PECA), Professions , Columbus, Georgia

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