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Material Handler - Second Shift

Company: Dowding Industries
Location: Eaton Rapids
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Material Handler Status: Full-time, Non-exemptManages Others: NoReports to: Plant ManagerTravel: NoneAbout UsSince 1965, Dowding has grown from a tool and die manufacturer to a leading edge, world-class manufacturer of metal stampings, fabrication, precision machined components, and assemblies. We capitalize on our rich manufacturing history and utilize Michigan's engineering expertise to provide our customers the competitive advantage needed in today's markets. At Dowding Industries, we utilize only the latest advanced processing methods and assembly technologies to deliver tomorrow's solutions, today. Producing parts for automotive, railcar, defense and infrastructure sectors as well, we are helping bring Michigan back to the forefront of manufacturing! Dowding Industries is firmly committed to providing products and services which in all ways meet or exceed our customer's requirements for delivery, quality and value.Position SummaryManually or using fork truck to move materials, supplies, and unfinished/finished goods to designated places in the facility or onto semi-trucks.Responsibilities

  • Manually load raw material or finished product on skid or fork truck.
  • Manually handle semi-truck docks; open and/or close doors and prepare trucks for shipment.
  • Stack skids and pallets in designated areas. Clean up and dispose of scrap bracing, cardboard, or other material in proper containers in designated areas.
  • Move fixtures into place and back in storage.
  • Use tools such as hammers and crowbars to remove strapping, open crates, and material.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the companys discretion.RequirementsMinimum Qualifications
    • Work involves varying degrees of precision and control where damage could be considerable. As such, care and attention to detail are required.
    • Previous fork truck experience required.
    • High school graduate or GED required.
    • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
    • Ability to read and understand basic to complex directions.
    • Ability to recover from, or adjust to, misfortune or setbacks.
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Standing, walking, lifting, pulling and pushing, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, color determination, near acuity, speaking, listening
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Physical RequirementsWork Environment
      • This work position is required to work in a manufacturing environment facility.
      • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
      • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. BenefitsDowding Industries, Inc. Offers a Competitive Total Compensation Package
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (including spouse or domestic partner and children)
        • Medical flexible spending account
        • Life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability
        • 401(k) retirement program
        • Paid time off
        • Paid holidays

Keywords: Dowding Industries, Lansing , Material Handler - Second Shift, Professions , Eaton Rapids, Michigan

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