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Wind Material Handler

Country/Region:  US


Req ID 67603 | Vernon Hills TX Home Office, United States

This position is located in Big Spring, Texas


Position Responsibilities:

  • Receive material physically and in SAP ERP,
  • Receive cores and new gearboxes main shafts,
  • Material inspection and Non-Conformance Report (NCR) (purchase queries) handling in case of deviation
  • Labeling every product and placing them accordingly,
  • Identifying and locating the right products during the delivery process,
  • Picking of parts for production orders (shop repairs, field service kits, spare parts sales,…),
  • Coordinate the shipments of parts sent for rework to the external suppliers,
  • Handle returns by completing technical documentation and other required communication,
  • Keep all material handling equipment in the best condition by conducting regular maintenance,
  • Convey purchasing requirements and keeping data on the availability of products in short supply,
  • Collaborate with internal departments to locate missing packages, fix incorrect deliveries, and replace damaged products,
  • Package, palletize and coordinate deliveries with freight forwarders and internal department,
  • Complete periodic maintenance of spare parts(applying rust preventatives, packaging sheets,..), ensuring short and long-term storage procedures for gearbox and main shafts are followed,
  • Keep a well-maintained and updated account of stock and inventory and support with cycle count and physical audits


Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Previous distribution/warehouse experience required.
  • Basic PC skills required (on/off, read screen, toggle, use mouse, check inventory)
  • Forklift experience and proper use of hand tools required.


Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Intermediate PC skills preferred.
  • Exposure to TQM’s and TS/QS 9000


Reporting to Position: Reports to Wind Master Scheduler in Vernon Hills, IL.


Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to stand for extended periods of time; 60 minutes continuously up to 6 hours per 10 hour day, walk up to 2 miles per day, handle or feel objects and/or tools; operate power tools; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; bend, verbally communicate; and hear safety indicators. The associate must occasionally lift and /or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.


Work Environment:  While performing the duties of the job, the associate is exposed to a warehouse environment with some office exposure


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