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Material Handler

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 5:13:40 PM
  • 2835001
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States ; Minnesota; Minnetonka


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
In this role, the Material Handler will be responsible for shipping, receiving, and general material handling using a forklift or crane as required to meet supplier, manufacturing, or customer requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Material Handler, you will:

  • Pull material required for production orders, customer sales orders, and miscellaneous material in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Review, assign, and issues production orders in accordance with customers needs
  • Receive, count, identify lots sizes, and verifies incoming material from vendors, material from completed shop orders, and miscellaneous material returned to the stockroom or warehouse and places all material and supplies received in their appropriate locations
  • Be responsible for control and accuracy of material and inventory records using either manual or computer systems
  • Communicate and coordinate material status information with Planner for manufacturing and between all manufacturing departments for customer shipments and production orders
  • Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) policies and procedures, including housekeeping practices and participation in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with quality, DOT and hazardous waste requirements when loading and unloading trucks, understanding emergency response procedures in the event of a spill.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor or Material Handler Facilitator


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience on fork truck in manufacturing environment


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in the movement or control of inventory
  • Has computer knowledge and performs basic computer input
  • Experience with SAP
  • Hoist / Crane experience
  • Strong communication skills

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Locations: United States ; Minnesota; Minnetonka

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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