Material Handler

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 19418
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Feb 18, 2019

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.

Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To receive, stock and ship material to support production needs


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use and conduct proper care of PPE.
  • The ability to read and understand technical documents.
  • Locate and deliver parts and components to lines as required.
  • Monitor materials on Kanban and turn-in as needed.
  • Prepare shipments.
  • Receive, count, inspect shipments and move to proper locations.
  • Load outgoing and unload incoming shipments.
  • Interact with vendors and shippers in a professional and safe manner.
  • Keep paperwork up to date.
  • Transport hazardous material as needed.
  • Routinely inspect fork truck.
  • Support the Altec Production System (APS).
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices.
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment.
  • Maintain daily time records.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Strong computer knowledge is required.
  • Previous material handling experience is preferred.
  • Forklift driving experience preferred.


OTHER POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Keep a clean work area (5S).
  • Assist co-workers as needed.
  • May participate in RCI events.
  • May be required to learn Altec programs and/or systems.
  • May be required to drive trucks onsite and/or offsite.
  • Shift work may be required.

 

Responsibility for Safety:

  • Safety In everything we do


Responsibility to Prevent Errors:

  • Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality 


Mental Alertness:

  • Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products


Communication with Others:

  • Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs;  Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results;  Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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