MATERIAL HANDLING SPECIALIST DIST - Weekend Shift 6am-6pm
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 14, 2020
Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health
and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and
Canada. For over 100 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent
some of the highest standards in the manufacturing of quality
products in the Health and Beauty Care industry. The Vi-Jon
corporate headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri, and we operate
manufacturing and distribution centers in Missouri and Tennessee 24
hours a day.
Vi-Jon is a company of tradition and commitment to our associates
and our customers, and our company culture reflects that. By
joining Vi-Jon, you will become part of a team-oriented and
entrepreneurial culture that allows associates to grow both
personally and professionally. We recognize that a company is not a
building, production line, equipment or products, but people. Our
company is not made up of just people, but individuals who together
make up a team - the Vi-Jon team
Job Title: Material Handling Specialist - FDC - Weekend AM Shift
6am-6pm- Saturday, Sunday, and one day out of the week
Pay Rate: $16.67 per hour and potential for monthly bonus
POSITION SUMMARY: The Material Handling Specialist has the
responsibility of supporting the Distribution Warehouse efforts by
selecting, stacking, storing, loading, unloading and moving goods
on and off a forklift within the warehouse. Adherence to cGMP, SOP,
D.O.T., and Organizational Safety compliance is a must.
Behavior: Exhibit team player qualities of cooperation and
coordination; professional interaction in all business contacts,
all day, every day
Attendance: Present for work when scheduled is a mandatory
Safety: Your compliance with all company safety rules, procedures
and guidelines is essential.
Unloads trailer while following all operating and safety guidelines
for the equipment and building.
Maintains forklift by performing thorough pre and post shift
Load, unload trucks; move rows of components from racks on floor to
storage; operate pallet wrappers and other powered equipment; use
computer to key various transactions; read dispatches; light
cleaning of assigned areas.
Selecting, stacking, storing, loading, unloading and moving goods
in production, warehouse, manufacturing or other areas of
Responsible for safe and efficient operation of all equipment used
in handling components, raw wrappers, palletizers or any other
powered equipment in the movement of raw materials, components, or
Enter data if required, count, sort, segregate, and otherwise keep
track of materials in their respective work area.
Ensures accurate counts and accuracy with all paperwork
Ability to manually key in numbers in RF scanner accurately and
Meet or exceed the required minimum performance standards as set
forth by each department.
Examines everything in the warehouse for defects, dirt, and other
detriments according to company policies.
Adheres to pedestrian is always right and report any
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Experience: A minimum of one year consumer goods narrow aisle
warehouse forklift operator experience or distribution warehouse,
including the completion of shipping documents and data entry. A
high school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge: Requires the ability to read and understand
instructions, write, add and subtract. Knowledge of appropriate
forklift regulations and safety rules is mandatory.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: Forklift Truck, Computer
and related programs.
License(s)/Certification(s) Required: Forklift operator
certification or ability to obtain certification.
Physical Activities: Sitting, walking, climbing, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting,
Physical Demands: Lifting pallets up to 60 lbs. by hand, stacking
finished good cases on a pallet up to 30 lbs. / case by hand,
replacing stretch film into the automatic wrapper up to 30 lbs. by
hand, and moving pallets of products weighing up to 2000 lbs. with
Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches
or less with the ability to judge distance and space relationships
and bring objects into sharp focus.
Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Worker will be exposed to
ambient noise level in a manufacturing environment. Worker exposed
to physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical
parts. Worker occasionally exposed to atmospheric conditions such
as fumes. Warehouse conditions include temperatures ranging from
the 30's (typically 40 F degrees in cold weather conditions, with
appropriate clothing provided) to the 90's F (in hot weather
conditions). Estimate time exposure to warehouse condition is
An essential element of the Vi-Jon culture is our commitment to
diversity. Vi-Jon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We consider applicants, and make all employment
decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender,
national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any
other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and
retaining the best talent in the health and beauty care industry.
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