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A Brief Summary of This Position
The Material Control Specialist B is an individual contributor who is responsible for the coordination and execution of inventory control within the Structures Shipping department. The incumbent operates like cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment. This position is also responsible for audits within the storeroom, comparing records with actual material counted in performing the audit and reports results to the supervisor. May be required to assist with functions in other department areas and may work irregular hours. Maintains good housekeeping and exercises precautions for safety operation of all equipment including wearing required personal protective equipment(s).
Works under the direction of Department Supervisor, but with minimum supervision and within the guidelines of established procedures. The employee supports the material handling and inventories associated within the department with emphasis on inventory accuracy of the storeroom, the receiving of vendor and in process parts, and the issuing of material to manufacturing and outside operating sources
Operates all material handling equipment within the department including overhead cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, crane and similar types of machinery
Performs and oversees the receiving, issuing and movement of material accurately and efficiently throughout the plant through established procedures and coordinates through quality assurance material not conforming to Valmont specifications
Performs audits within the storeroom, comparing records with actual material counted in performing the audit and reports results to the supervisor
This position reports into Shipping department's Production Supervisor
Work in non-temperature controlled work environment, as well as work outdoors
Important Details about the Role
Matches incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size quantity, inspects for damage, and reports discrepancies. May be required to measure, and inspect material per specifications
Oversees the training of Material Control Specialist A's by demonstrating leadership, responsibility, decision making, and problem solving
Edits all issues and receivers for completeness, reasonableness, and accuracy
May be required as needed to assist with functions in other department areas
May be required to work irregular hours or extended hours to cover departmental needs
Provides pertinent information for the oncoming crew for the orderly continuity and transition of the department effort
Maintains good housekeeping in the area and exercises precautions for the safety of self and others
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
3+ years previous relevant experience
Lift up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift of up to 20 pounds
Wear all required PPE (personal protective equipment) for working in the production facility
Become Valmont certified in operating various types of material handling equipment
Ability to work outdoors with constant exposure to outdoor temperatures
Add, subtract, multiply, divide, read, write, and count
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
Previous material handling experience
Must be able to perform satisfactorily, all functions of this position
Experience operating material handling equipment including machines like cranes, straddle truck, forklift, shag truck, and other material handling equipment
Match incoming parts to paper documents to verify part numbers, size, quantity, and inspect for damage
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site
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