Material Specialist 2 at FULLER INDUSTRIES LLC in Great Bend, Kansas

Posted in Transportation 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

With the direction of the department manager/supervisor, this description includes but is not limited to various clerical and material coordination & handling duties in the manufacturing, distribution and/or shipping areas. 


  1. Essential Functions

    • Forklift license is required;

    • Work in various departments as assigned on motorized vehicles in a safe manner;

    • Schedule and coordinate work;

    • Solve problems;

    • Adjust inventory as needed;

    • Analyze data, adjust reports and orders, and communicate findings when necessary;

    • Data Entry into various spreadsheet and computer programs;

    • Provide back up to other Material Specialist 3 for computer data input;

    • Provide assistance to supervisor;

    • Communicate to other departments;

    • Provide assistance to work area as needed including moving material utilizing powered and non powered material moving equipment;

    • Process RGA Return  orders and/or shipments as needed;

    • Audit support documents;

    • Participate or conduct cycle counting programs.

    • Communicate with supervisor and addressing inquiries with others as they occur.

    • Maintenance and preventative maintenance on various powered equipment (see SSG);

    • Being present at work and adhering to assigned work schedule;

    • Completion of assigned training programs is a condition of employment;

    • Overtime is a condition of employment.

  2. Complexity
    Some analytical judgment and effort is required in determining mode of transportation for a widely divergent set of marketing avenues and a product line which requires attention to shipping restrictions

  3. Mental Effort
    Requires concentration and attention to details.  Maintaining a positive cost/service ratio will depend upon the incumbent’s capacity to coordinate multiple tasks, use time management skills and shift between diverse activities.

  4. Knowledge and Education
    Must be able to read and write (English), work with simple arithmetic and understand ordinary verbal and written instructions.  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, some high school education required. Factory must be familiar with the use of common hand tools and must have a mechanical aptitude.

  1. Experience
    On-the-job training may be provided in limited circumstances.

  2. Working Conditions and Hazards
    Work is performed under generally good conditions with some machine noise, fumes, oil, and dirt present. Good lighting, ventilation are present.  Temperatures in the Warehouse and Shipping area are cold in the winter and hot in the summer.
                      Exposure to usual minor shop injuries such as cuts bruises, burns and sprains are inherent in the job.  Some exposure to more serious hazards; however, probability of serious injury will be minimized by adherence to established safety regulations. 

  3. Physical Demands
          Essential functions can require:

  • Kneeling, climbing, standing, stooping; reaching; handling; feeling, grasping, controlling, dexterity; operate equipment; bending; twisting occasionally;

  • Walking frequently;

  • Sitting continuously;

  • Talking or hearing;

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull greater than 60 lbs. occasionally and 26 – 60 lbs. continuously;

  • Occasional lifting and handling of bagged materials up to 100 lbs, and handling of drums of raw materials and finished goods up to 500 lbs.  

  • Kneeling, climbing, standing, stooping, reaching, handling feeling, walking, grasping, controlling, dexterity, operation of equipment and sitting will vary from day-to-day, depending upon the workload, but can be continuous from 6-12 hours.

  • Vision: color; close; peripheral vision; depth perception; and, ability to adjust focus.
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Supervision of Others