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Material Handler

Company: MacLean-Fogg
Location: Livonia
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 3,200 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.

Job Summary

Verifies, keeps records on incoming receiving and outgoing shipments, prepares items for shipment, moves material from operation to operation via manual methods, drive forklift. Ensures operators have material/components and packaging supplies in a timely basis by performing the following duties:

Job Duties

* Operates manual pallet jack, industrial forklift truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products from both trucks and equipment. Review WIP labels and or finished goods label for next operation (remove old tags or labels from returnable dunnage. Operate in a safe manner.
* Perform daily safety inspections of forklift, pallet jacks and crane (as applicable). Ensure all products have WIP tags, supplies, fluids are stored/stacked in a safety manner.
* Pre-stage material at each work center. Ensure timely placement/removal of material, packaging materials and components and returnable dunnage.
* Monitors WIP inventory and prepares skids to ship to subcontractors based on pre-determined minimum lot quantities
* Tracks and compares identifying information (labels, part numbers, etc.) and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records.
* Utilize Plex and hand held scanners to perform material moves and merges, posts shipping documentation and shipping ASN, unpack and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages that corresponds with any shipper to rectify shortages.
* Creates and affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons as required
* Manually assembles wooden or cardboard containers or selects pre-assembled containers per the requirements of the material in question. Bands and packs parts into appropriate containers.
* Examines outgoing shipments to ensure compliance to customer specifications
* Perform physical inventory and cycle counts of reported WIP / Dunnage as requested.
* Monitor and report any deficiencies with required SDS Labels of all barrels, totes, containers.
* Remove chips for all work centers in hazardous wastes drums. Remove trash and assist in the clean-up and maintenance of both inside and the outside plant.
* Assist with the cleaning of machinery and equipment as needed.
* Perform cleanup of oil and coolant spills.
* Keeps manufacturing areas clean, organized and safe always.
* Assist in loading/unloading trucks. Receives, checks quantities skids both coming in and going out.
* Assist with production and inventory on all work centers as requested.
* Participates in proactive team efforts and shares knowledge/skills to achieve departmental and company goals.
* Support and comply with all Master Automatic company/safety standard operating procedures. Reports all safety hazards to supervisor and/or manager, Human Resource Department.
* Adhere to 5S standards (e.g., maintain cleanliness of work area, etc.)
* Follow all Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures
* Perform other duties as assigned

Experience and Education

* Perform work under direct supervision
* Handle basic issues and problems and refer more complex issues to higher-level staff
* Possess working knowledge of subject matter
* Typically require a high school diploma or equivalent and 0 to 2 years of experience
* Must possess valid driver's license
* Prior forklift and shipping experience preferred
* Note: if assigned to raw material area or back-up for raw material area will need an added crane permit

Competencies/ Skills

* Basic computer operation.
* Ability to enter data (numbers) and simple notes.
* Ability to read, comprehend and apply simple to complex instructions.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide positive and negative whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
* Ability to add and subtract positive and negative numbers up to 5 decimal places.
* Basic knowledge of gages.
* Ability to read and interpret gages.
* Ability to communicate verbally and written.
* Attention to detail.
* Able to obtain requirements for a forklift permit and crane permit required by assigned area.
* Able to plan and pre-stage activities through shift. (material and supplies)


Various agencies of the United States Government require employers to maintain information on applicants pertaining to factors such as race, sex, and type of position for which an individual applies. The information requested is voluntary and for compliance with certain record keeping requirements. MacLean-Fogg Company has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all its associates and applicants for employment. MacLean-Fogg Company believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, ancestry, religion, national origin,citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, age or any other protected group status.

Other details

* Job Family Supply Chain
* Pay Type Hourly
* Min Hiring Rate $16.00

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* 13101 Eckles Rd, Livonia, MI 48150, USA

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