Material Handling Specialist - Receiving C Shift 10:45PM-7:00AM
Posted on: June 11, 2019
Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health
and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and
Canada. For over 106 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent
some of the highest standards in the manufacturing of quality
products in the Health and Beauty Care industry. The Vi-Jon
corporate headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri, and we operate
manufacturing and distribution centers in Missouri and Tennessee 24
hours a day.
Vi-Jon is a company of tradition and commitment to our associates
and our customers, and our company culture reflects that. By
joining Vi-Jon, you will become part of a team-oriented and
entrepreneurial culture that allows associates to grow both
personally and professionally. We recognize that a company is not a
building, production line, equipment or products, but people. Our
company is not made up of just people, but individuals who together
make up a team - the Vi-Jon team.
POSITION SUMMARY: Operates gasoline, liquefied gas or electric
powered industrial equipment with lift devices, forklift and clamps
to push, pull, lift, stack, or move products. Loads, unloads, and
moves materials within the plant or work site. Support production
lines with needed components. Remove and locate finished goods from
production floor. Receives, stores, and distributes materials,
finished goods, and products within the company guidelines. Ensures
all counts and paperwork is accurate and timely. Counts articles to
verify contents of receiving against Bill of Lading. Ensures
freight carrier signs the original Bill of Lading in accordance
with the warehouse SOP's.
FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:Essential Functions
- Behavior: Team player qualities of cooperation and
coordination, professional interaction with all business contact
all day, every day.
- Attendance: Exceptional attendance is a mandatory
- Safety: Comply with all requirements of the safety program,
including: hazard recognition, housekeeping, accident and near miss
reporting, proper use of all safety equipment and procedures,
adherence to all Safety Rules. Reporting of safety issues is
- Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control
movement of lifting apparatus.
- Position forks, lifting platforms, and other lifting devices
under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products,
finished goods, and transports them to staging area or on to a
- Unloads trailer and goods by raising and lowering lifting
- Maintains forklift and request maintenance with in company
- Provide components (bottles, caps, shippers, etc) to the
Production Lines as needed to support line speeds.
- Remove all finished goods from production floor in a timely
manner to avoid back ups on the floor.
- Must possess ability for computer data entry. Enters warehouse
paperwork on an as-needed basis (receivers, relocators, etc.)
- Operator is responsible to verify all part codes and counts
while removing finished goods and components from production
- Unwinds plastic stretch wrap and secures pallet load to the
- Ensures proper unloading of all trailer and correct counts are
given to the Receiving Clerk.
- Ensures ACCURATE COUNTS.
- Maintains a clean and functional warehouse.
- Unloads inbound freight carriers and ensures accurate counts
and product identification and locating of product in storage
- Ensures accuracy of ALL paperwork and submit to the warehouse
office in a timely manner.
- Examines articles for defects, dirt, and other detriments
according to company policies.
- Put microhold stickers on product in microhold and locate to
- Reports all problems with equipment and the building to the
Marginal Functions: None identified. Physical Activities: Sitting,
walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching,
pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting, talking, hearing. Physical
Demands: Lifting pallets up to 60 lbs. by hand, stacking finished
good cases on a pallet up to 30 lbs./ case by hand, replacing
stretch film into the automatic wrapper up to 30 lbs. by hand, and
moving pallets of products weighing up to 2000 lbs. with a
forklift. Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and
20 inches or less with the ability to judge distance and space
relationships and bring objects into sharp focus.
Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Worker exposed to
temperatures significantly high or low to cause marked bodily
discomfort. Worker exposed to physical conditions such as moving
mechanical parts, working on scaffolding, and high places.
Warehouse conditions include temperatures ranging from the 30's
(typically 40 F degrees in cold weather conditions, with
appropriate clothing provided) to the 90's F (in hot weather
conditions). Estimate time exposure to warehouse condition is
30%.POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge: Requires the ability to read and understand
instructions, write, add and subtract. Knowledge of appropriate
forklift regulations and safety rules is mandatory. Experience:
Desired experience is a minimum of one year consumer goods narrow
aisle warehouse forklift operator experience, including the
completion of shipping documents and data entry. Machines, Tools,
Equipment and Work Aids: Forklift Truck, Computer and related
programs. License(s)/Certification(s) Required: Forklift operator
certification.An essential element of the Vi-Jon culture is our
commitment to diversity. Vi-Jon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. We consider applicants, and make all employment
decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender,
national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any
other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and
retaining the best talent in the health and beauty care
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