Materials Assistant at Red Gold, Inc. in Orestes, Indiana

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Job Description:



This position is responsible for assisting the Materials Manager in having materials available in a cost efficient, quality assured, and timely manner for production. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.


Ordering & Releasing Supplies

  • Assist in determination of needs

  • Placing Orders

  • Follow-Up with Vendors

Maintaining Supply levels and Location Integrity

  • Inventory Levels

  • Placards for Proper Marking of Inventory

  • Assist in Min/Max inventories on specified materials

Maintain Inventory Records

  • Computer & Book records of production and receipts

  • Organize and Report Information for Co-Pack Production


  • High School Diploma

  • 1 year Purchasing, Scheduling, or Logistics in a food/packaging business

  • Computer Proficient - MS Office


  • Good Math Skills

  • Good communication skills - written & verbal

  • Detail oriented

  • Organized

  • Personable, well-tempered, easy to get along with

  • Follows direction well

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and accessible by phone for information


Direct: None

Indirect: None


  • Sitting- to complete a task at lower levels

  • Standing- to complete most all tasks

  • Walking

  • Climbing- to get to parts department, when using ladder, on equipment

  • Reaching- to perform activities, to get tools out of toolbox

  • Kneeling- to perform work activities at low levels

  • Crawling- to perform work activities under equipment

  • Squatting

  • Bending/stooping- to pick up tools or parts, to perform work tasks at lower levels or inside a machine

  • Twisting- to perform work activities

  • Pinch- to use tools, to manipulate wires

  • Grasping/handling- using tools, manipulating parts

  • May require walking on concrete warehouse floors

  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds


  • Ethics/ Integrity/ Trust

  • Attitude and Commitment

  • Diversity

  • Customer Service

  • Company Engagement

  • Quality

  • Cost Consciousness

  • Initiative

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Professionalism

  • Oral/ Written Communication


* Responsible for monitoring, record keeping and taking appropriate actions for specific Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan and pre requisite program requirements.

* Responsible to report food safety and quality issues to management.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)