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Material Handler

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: East Providence
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our team as a Material Handler/Driver! In this role, you will work to prepare, list and transport material to and from the Nordson East Providence, RI facility while driving company vehicles.

How You Will Make an Impact:

Load and unload trucks, deliver materials to the appropriate person or location.
Effectively communicate with supervisors, managers and other personnel on transportation issues
Plan and prioritize work to complete all scheduled and non-scheduled activities in a timely manner.
Communicate inventory discrepancies to Inventory Manager
Keep inventory well organized in the designated areas by warehouse locations.
Represent EFD with local suppliers and customers in a safe, professional manner.
Maintain & operate company vehicles with the utmost care and safety. Ensure cleanliness and
Contribute to the success of team by submitting improvement ideas, identifying potential problems, providing feedback on procedure changes and by displaying a positive, cooperative attitude in working with others.
Operate material handling equipment in a safe manner.
Operate forklift, other lift trucks and shrink wrapper in accordance with safety standards.
Comply with all relevant ISO procedures.

What We Offer:

Starting day 1, your benefits include:

Medical / Dental / Vision
Paid Time Off (including annual company shutdown between Christmas and New Year's)
Annual bonus based on personal & company performance
401k (with match AND additional 3% annual company contribution)
Health Savings Accounts (with employer contribution)
Tuition reimbursement
Company paid Life Insurance
Wellbeing programs to help you live a healthy happy lifestyle

Shift Available:

1st Shift: Mon-Fri, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Qualifications To Be Successful:

High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1 year of material handling experience in a fast-paced environment, preferred
Operating a company vehicle 50% of the time is a requirement for this role
DOT Medical Certificate (health card) required
Forklift experience is necessary
Excellent communication skills
Superior organizational skills
Basic computer skills needed to accurately enter data for inventory control
Ability to read, write & speak in English along with basic math skills (must be able to accurately count and multiply)
Attention to detail is a must
Must have the ability to be flexible with work schedule, including the ability to work overtime

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Estimated: 50% (Local travel is part of this job. Material transport is done via Nordson trucks.)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Manufacturing environment. 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, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequent stooping and bending. Regularly required to sit or stand and move about the facility. Physical ability to lift up to 70 pounds.

Keywords: Nordson Corporation, East Providence , Material Handler, Professions , East Providence, Rhode Island

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