Material Handler in Mounds View, MN at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enjoy a fast paced, independent work environment where you use your picking accuracy and attention to detail to deliver the difference to our customers.




Responsible for the accurate storing, shipping, and receiving of products to meet company standards of safety, security, and productivity.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


  1. Loads and unloads freight from trucks in an efficient and safe manner.
  2. Breaks down and separates incoming shipments.
  3. Moves products to storage areas with proper equipment and efficiently stacks and stores the merchandise in the appropriate area.
  4. Operates any materials handling equipment safely and efficiently as required.
  5. Assists in maintaining the security and safety of the warehouse.
  6. Charges fork lift battery as needed.
  7. Checks location of products in OMNI system.
  8. Picks orders for shipment and assembles various types of merchandise to be shipped.
  9. Counts or verifies freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.
  10. Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  11. Cleans trailers and truck bays as requested.
  12. Verifies receiving receipts from Accounts Payable.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


  1. May stock bins for JIT program.
  2. May perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking for shipment as needed.
  3. Performs additional duties as directed.


STRENGTH REQUIREMENT:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Acuity, near

Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less

Depth Perception - Three-dimensional vision
Ability to judge distance and space relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are. This factor is important when depth perception is required for successful job performance and/or for reasons of safety to oneself and others.

Field of Vision

Observing and area that can be seen up and in a given point. This factor is important when job performance requires seeing a large area while keeping the eyes fixed.

Balancing

Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces; or maintaining body equilibrium when performing gymnastic feats. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Crouching

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching

Extending hands(s) and arm(s) in any direction

Handling

Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are in extension of the hand.

Fingering

Picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers primarily (rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling).

Talking

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the publics, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing

Perceiving the nature of sounds. Hearing is important for those activities which require ability to receive detailed information through oral communications, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.


QUALIFICATIONS


  1. EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:


General knowledge of a variety of basic topics, such as math, reading, basic accounting, typing, etc. Equal to a high school diploma.

B. WORK EXPERIENCE:

Up to 3 months.



EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

Electric and hand jacks, forklift, RF unit, CRT, reach machine, manuals.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

Inside working conditions.

No environmental hazards indicated for this classification

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