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Lead Material Handler, Niles MI

Company: JM Longyear LLC
Location: Niles
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Northern Hardwoods Lumber is hiring a Lead Material Handler in Niles, Michigan. We offer a Sign On Bonus, Competitive Wage, Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, 401K, Vacation and HolidaysThis position is responsible for leading a warehouse team from warehouse/re-load in Niles, Michigan, with assistance from Sales Manager, Sales Staff, Production Managers, and Logistics Staff. Coordinating day to day warehouse tasks and promote a safe work environment. FUNCTION/DUTIESCommunicate effectively and professionally with other employee's daily duties and tasksResponsible for opening and closing warehouse duties each shiftMove lumber around in a safe and effective mannerBefore loading containers, inspect floors for any imperfections that may impact packs being loaded (raised flooring, bolts or screws sticking up, missing floor panels); is there are any imperfections that are visible, pictures are to be taken and supervisor and sales are to be contacted before loadingUnload trucks safely and ensure that the shipment order is all accounted for Ensure number of packs and pack numbers that are loaded on the truck / container match the packing listEnsure that there are no holes, slashes, gashes, or imperfections are in the tarps or Conestoga (tarps shall be weatherproof, and have no imperfections in them, and must cover the entire load)Daily contact with Northern Hardwoods Support Staff.Loads shall be ready at least one day in advance Containers shall be ready, double banded with export banding (heat-treated blocks if need be) at least one day in advance, ready for pick upStore tools at the end of the shift inside buildings (chainsaw, shovels, brooms, banders (& accessories)Maintain an organized and safe shipping warehouse areas & shipping officePick up crossers, stray boards, broken boards, trash, stray sticks (broken sticks, broken boards, banding, stray garbage), sweep all areasEnsure that packs are staged in the warehouse(s) neatly, safely, organized, and appropriately (dunnage under the packs line up accordingly to appropriate areas to ensure stack stability and flatness of lumber)Perform weekly cleaning duties to maintain warehouse, forklift, outfeed appearanceThere will be times to either come in early, stay late, or both to ensure the assigned duties are done or to help with organization, truck loading / unloading trucks, pre-work inspections, Pre-work set ups, staging loadsOther duties as assignedRATIONAL ACTIVITIESAnalyze data; make judgments and carry out decisions; report on determinations; memorize, remember detailed information; work according to standards and procedures; follow instructions; ability to work independently as well as with othersWORK SCHEDULEHours: Full - Time = +40 Hours Per Week (overtime will be needed at times) EXPECTED BEHAVIORS/QUALITIESAttention to detail, professional appearance, pleasant behavior, positive and cooperative attitude, commitment to quality customer service, honest, helpful, ability to meet deadlines, team oriented, well-organized, respect co-workers, customers, and vendors, maintain confidentiality, cope with stressful work, interact well with others, service-oriented, common sense, able to multi-task, able to work with different people OTHERThis Job Description may be changed by the Company at any time and does not create an employment contract or an obligation for employment by either the Company or the employee. The employment relationship may be terminated by either party at any time for any reason or for no reason.

Keywords: JM Longyear LLC, South Bend , Lead Material Handler, Niles MI, Other , Niles, Indiana

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