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Material Handler II at Wilcox & Flegel / Wilson Oil

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington, Washington

Job Description:

Position Summary
Ensure the accurate and safe handling of materials and completion of other duties required to effectively operate in a high-volume and fast paced distribution environment.

Essential Position Functions and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing general warehousing duties involving physical handling of product, materials, supplies and equipment

  • Maintain orderly, clean work environment in compliance with Company safety and sanitation requirements

  • Operate industrial power equipment in a safe manner

  • Storing and stacking materials according to company standards

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures

  • Regular bending, kneeling, lifting of 60+ pounds, and climbing steps and ladders

  • Transfers materials and items from receiving dock to bin location or other designated area by hand, hand truck, forklift or other industrial powered truck

  • Assembles and prepares customer orders for shipping and loads the order onto trailers

  • Assists other warehouse workers in completing tasks as required

  • Perform complex data entry transactions utilizing provided software and hardware

  • Accurately execute inventory functions/processes as assigned

  • Recognize and correct potential process errors before actions adversely affect the customer

  • Identifies damaged products and takes appropriate action when discovered

  • Properly prepares, handles, and maintains all required documentation

  • Trains others in warehouse functions, processes, housekeeping requirements, and safety protocols

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager

Critical/Core Competencies

o Excellent written and oral communication skills
o Ability to operate a forklift and/or order picker in a safe and efficient manner.
o Demonstrated aptitude for problem solving; ability to determine solutions for customers
o High level of organization and follow through
o Results oriented and able to work both independently and within a team environment
o Comfortable interacting with high-level leaders in across functional disciplines
o Regular attendance is required
o Ability and willingness to work overtime/flexible hours as assigned by supervisor
o Ability to keep all business and operations information confidential
o Familiarity with modern warehousing practices, methods, and theories

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

o High School Diploma or equivalent required


o Minimum of 3 years of warehousing experience required (5+ years preferred)
o 1+ years of transacting data in WMS or ERP systems preferred

Required Skills & Certifications:

o Ability to operate a manual / powered pallet jack or lift product
o Forklift certification is a plus
o Excellent organizational and time management skills
o Ability to read, write, and speak English required
o Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Preferred Skills:

o Analytical
o Problem Solving
o Project Management
o Customer Service o Interpersonal Skills
o Teamwork
o Strategic Thinking
o Initiative

Equipment and Software Requirements

o Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

Working Conditions & Physical Demands

o Work inside and outside of non-heated or cooled warehouse
o Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, hearing, speaking
o Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.