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Material Handler – 1st Shift

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity where you can use your expert skills yet constantly learn new things? Do you desire a fast-paced place where you can get ahead on merit rather than seniority? Are you an expert at becoming an expert, and are always looking for new ways to grow? If you have a desire to work in a collaborative and creative environment filled with talented and positive people, then check out this opportunity.

Description/Job Summary:
The material handler’s responsibility is to support Molding, Assembly and Inventory management warehouse through issuing and returning raw materials to and from Operations and Warehouse.

  • Core Competencies.
  • Title and Definition.
  • Prepare, issue and return raw materials, components, and packaging to the staging area on timely basis per dispatch.
  • Compound/Blend colorants with base resin, utilizing material tumbler, scale and at time manually mixing and perform line clearance on material dryers at the end of their use per Quality system process.
  • Reconcile (including correct material count), document and return unused raw materials, intermediate finished components and packaging to the warehouse for restocking upon job completion within ERP and complete all applicable documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy through verification of inventory within Epicor or other systems.
  • Backup to molding and or assembly cleanroom operators.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED-General Studies: Required
  • Minimum of one (1) year in a medical manufacturing environment: Preferred
  • Able to become familiar with the many types of resins used in thermoplastic injection molding: Required
  • Ability to do basic arithmetic (add, subtract, multiply, divide, fractions and decimals): Required
  • Ability to use pallet jack and material handling equipment: Required
  • Ability to become forklift and crane certified: Required
  • Ability to read, write in English, comprehend and follow work instructions: Required
  • Ability to use a computer: Required
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking, Kneeling, Bending, Reaching, Talking, Seeing, Hearing.
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculation with the assistance of a calculator.
  • Able to become familiar with the many types of resins used in thermoplastic injection molding.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills.
  • Manufacturing environment.

Environmental Factors:

  • Ability to withstand exposure to a cleanroom manufacturing environment.

Title and Definition:

  • Cleanliness and Organization Demonstrates ownership and pride about the appearance of the work space. Keeps the work area clean, safe and free-of-clutter throughout the shift. Puts tools, and other items, back where they belong. Hands-off a clean, safe and well-organized work space at the end of the work shift.
  • Communication – Speaking and Writing Conveys information in a manner that demonstrates respect and clarity, while inviting questions or feedback. Shares information (e.g., facts, opinions and feelings) in a timely, clear and concise manner, especially across shifts. Selects the appropriate means of sharing or documenting information (e.g., verbally, e-mail, in a log book) and uses good judgment about who to inform and when. The tone, choice of words and body language are appropriate for the audience, and make it clear that questions and feedback are welcomed.
  • Quality of Work Consistently follows product/work specifications, paying close attention to the smallest details. Demonstrates personal pride in work quality, checking own work for accuracy and correcting own errors or mistakes. Reports quality issues promptly, taking appropriate steps to prevent continued production of a sub-standard product.
  • Quantity of Work Produces an amount of work that meets or exceeds job expectations. Makes sure that quality does not suffer as the quantity of work increases. Works effectively with peers and carries own share of team workload. This contrasts with those whose output level is clearly below organizational needs, those who make unacceptable tradeoffs between quantity and quality, and/or those whose output is typically below that of others when they are placed on a team.
  • Job Skills and Knowledge Demonstrates the job skills and knowledge required to perform current job responsibilities. Consistently demonstrates the capacity and willingness to learn new skills and knowledge as needs and requirements change. Has a broad-enough range of skills and knowledge to be a versatile team member, who is capable of filling-in for people with different job assignments if such a need arises.
  • Attendance Understands that attendance and punctuality affect team morale, and the confidence people have in co-workers (particularly in a multi-shift production environment). Is consistently present, and ready to begin work activities, at the start of scheduled shift or workday, while staying within established break periods, and arriving on time for meetings. Schedules personal appointments, or requests adjustment to schedules, with the least amount of disruption to existing business needs.
  • Adhering To Policies and Procedures Understands and consistently adheres to all operational policies and procedures (e.g., all procedures related to security; inclement weather; vehicle operation and parking; fires, floods or other emergencies; expense reimbursements, etc.). Understands and consistently adheres to personnel policies (e.g., dress codes, respectful behavior, medical absences, etc.). Adapts well to new policies and procedures, once the rationale is understood.
  • Safety Makes sure to understand every safety practice expected by the organization. Takes no shortcuts that increase the risks of accidents, personal injuries or equipment failures. Looks for unsafe practices in the workplace and takes responsibility to ensure that others are aware of the potential impact. This is distinctly different from those who are unaware of many safety expectations, take shortcuts that increase safety risks, and/or fail to recognize and take timely action to increase safe practices by others.

MMD offers top wages for experienced candidates. The compensation package will consist of an attractive and competitive market based salary, which will be determined, in part, by the successful candidate’s level of manufacturing experience. Pre-Employment background checks and drug screen required.

MMD’s Rogers, MN facility is ITAR-compliant operations. Due to ITAR MMD is only able to employ U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire at the Rogers, MN facility.

MMD is EOE/M/F/D/V/E-Verify employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities MMD will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at reasonableaccommodation@metromold.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.

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