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Material Handler I

Company: Gleason
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

About Gleason
With more than 2,200 employees and 13 manufacturing facilities worldwide, Gleason Corporation is a leader in gear technology. Gleason's product and service offerings include gear and transmission design software, gear manufacturing machines and related accessories, gear metrology equipment and automation systems. Gleason products are used by customers in e-mobility, commercial vehicles, aerospace, agriculture, mining, sustainable energy, construction, power tools, marine and many other industries
Working for Gleason, you will be connected to work that matters, putting your expertise to its best use while developing skills for the future. The result is a career defined by you, supported by Gleason and built on tangible accomplishments. As we continue to grow and evolve, we are looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you are interested in being part of our team, there are a few things you should know: We are energized by challenges and the effort needed to solve them. We like working with people who are positive, adaptable and growth-minded. We care how work gets accomplished and are deeply invested in the success of our customers and colleagues. If this sounds like you, we invite you to read on and learn more.

Why work at Gleason?

  • Excellent benefits package including a 6% Company 401(k) match
  • Flexible scheduling options available in some departments
  • NYS Certified Apprenticeship Program
  • Shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • Formal and informal development opportunities. Position Summary:

    The successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual possessing Logistics experience in a manufacturing environment with the ability to perform effectively under pressure. As part of the Logistics department, the Material Handler II will perform various tasks including stocking inventory, parts picking, cycle counting, packaging, shipping and receiving. Each team member is expected to exhibit flexibility and adaptability to be able to perform the following duties and assignments:

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Loading and unloading trackers trailers with fork trucks, manual pallet jacks, or electric pallet jacks (certification required to operate fork truck equipment.
    • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy.
    • Post receipts, and material transfers to warehouse, sales orders or networks.
    • Organize / locate material in warehouse racks using inventory system.
    • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
    • Operate forklifts, pallet jacks, power lifts, to move material throughout the building.
    • Picking using RF Scanners.
    • Uncrating / unpacking of materials prior to delivery to work centers.
    • Rust prevention and part protection.
    • Ability to create, update and close ITL's through the Gleason Quality System.
    • Understanding of the FIFO process and ability to transact the inventory accurately.
    • Reconciliation of lost / missing material.
    • Operate large 10 ton and 22 ton forklift.
    • Conduct physical inventory and cycle counts of warehouse materials.
    • Safely package customer outbound orders for both parcel and LTL.
    • Generate required shipping documents packing list, invoice, BOL, and other international required documents.
    • Coordinate pickup arrangements with forwarder and customer carriers. Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
      • Experience working in a shipping, warehouse and/or production environment
      • Accurate data entry skills with basic understanding of SAP or other business system
      • Ability to follow work instructions, effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues
      • Ability to read, interpret and process domestic and international shipping documents in a timely manner.
      • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to multi-task
      • Solid written and verbal skills are essential as well as good interpersonal skills
      • Highly motivated and results-oriented with a focus on exceptional customer service and quality
      • Able to work in a cross functional team environment and demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making skills
      • Display a strong sense of urgency in researching, tracking and correcting problems in a timely manner
      • Perform other duties as required or assigned Preferred Education/Training/Experience:
        • High School Diploma or General Education Degree Professional Certificates, Licenses or Registrations:
          • Fork Truck Certified Computer Skills:
            • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
            • Outlook
            • Internet
            • Familiarity with inventory control systems, ERP systems and/or shipping modules such as UPS and FedEx is desired Travel Requirements:
              • No travel required
                MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

                PHYSICAL DEMANDS

                The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employees are required to use proper lift assistance for any objects over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

                WORK ENVIRONMENT

                The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

                REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

                To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.

                DISCLAIMER

                The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.

                Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

                The salary range in this posting depends on qualifications and experience. Actual compensation may vary, and this job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on relevant experience, qualifications/education, and other factors including work schedule, shift premiums, and overtime.

                Gleason is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to age, disability, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, victim of domestic violence status, arrest or conviction record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

                MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

                PHYSICAL DEMANDS

                The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employees are required to use proper lift assistance for any objects over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

                WORK ENVIRONMENT

                The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

                REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

                To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Employees are required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by their manager or supervisor.

                DISCLAIMER

                The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an all inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements or duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.

Keywords: Gleason, Rochester , Material Handler I, Professions , Rochester, New York

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