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Materials Specialist

Bangor, PA 18013

Posted: 03/11/2024 Job Number: 21460287

Job Description

In search of a Materials specialist. Under the general direction of the Production Operations Manager, this position will be directly involved with day-to-day activities within the warehouse and production functions in an equipment manufacturing environment.
  • In this role you will be the successful candidate will be responsible for:
    • Pulling, preparing, staging, and documenting materials for internal production and customer orders via Shop Floor Orders
    • Transacting materials to/from inventory through the ERP System
    • Providing progress reporting and status updates via production planning system.
    • Updating schedules to reflect completion of assignments.
    • Documenting and maintaining the material shortages list. Collaborate with purchasing as necessary to identify urgent/past due requirements.
    • Working with project managers to identify material risks to project's timelines.
    • Maintaining an organizational system for all shop floor orders.
    • Make recommendations for stock levels of frequently used items.
  • In addition to the primary responsibilities listed above, you will be asked to contribute to the Warehouse, Shipping, and Receiving functions by:
    • Participating in the physical inventory process.
    • Maintaining and organizing inventory and stock locations.
    • Operating dolly, pallet jack, scissor lift, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment.
    • Building custom and oversized pallets and crates to handle sensitive equipment.
    • Performs all other duties as required or directed.

  • Minimum 2 years exposure to working with ERP Systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience in a warehouse, shipping, and/or receiving role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer literacy skills and demonstrated working knowledge and/or the ability to learn the following concentrations:
    • Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams.
    • File and network location navigation.
    • ERP/MRP System(s)
    • Smartsheet
    • Solidworks and/or Autocad file viewers (E-drawings, TrueView, etc)
  • Ability and willingness to lift 50 plus pounds frequently, occasionally up to 75lbs.
  • Strong communication skills (Written and Verbal)
  • The ability and willingness to follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • A process-oriented mindset that looks to eliminate errors, faults, and inefficiencies in systems.
  • The desire to strive for continuous quality improvement and upholding safety standards.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to continually take part in the activities of all team members within the Logistics Department
  • The willingness to occasionally support operations outside of your normal daily workflow.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
The following experience is also a plus.
  • The ability to build large & custom crates/pallets (up to 24' long).
    • Competency/comfortability using power tools (Miter Saw/Nail Gun/Drill/Impact/Circular Saw).
  • UPS Worldship Software & FEDEX experience
  • Familiarity with LTL shipping procedures
  • Forklift experience

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