Warehouse Operator II - Contractor
Discovery Solutions is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of our customers, a leading company that has been enriching life by developing innovative solutions that protect and enhance animal health.
LOCATION: Overland Park, KS
DESCRIPTION: The position manages the shipping of finished product to domestic and international affiliates. Also responsible for receiving raw material and packaging components. This position is responsible for networking with the quality and operations organizations to identify and coordinate available material for shipments. Cycle counting and discrepancy resolution is managed through this position. A keen understanding of supply chain management, specifically around the inventory management is needed to identify the upstream and downstream impacts related to material movement.
Shift: Monday-Friday 6:00 AM-2:30 PM, occasional overtime
o Performs shipping data entry process in SAP and ensures the US and OUS affiliate purchase order quantity and delivery information are within the lead times.
o Ensures materials and documents are available to execute outbound shipping schedules.
o Coordinates with Company Corporate traffic regarding distributing all required paperwork for international shipments.
o Receives inbound raw materials and packaging from suppliers.
o Distributes raw materials and packaging to the manufacturing and packaging departments.
o Organizes warehouse for first-in-first-out control of materials
o Contact for carrier representatives to rectify problems such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications.
o Contact for carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
o Manage shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.
o Performs investigations for deviations.
o Troubleshoot equipment and procedures as required.
o Cycle counting
o Discrepancy resolution
Continuous Improvement Activities
o Assist in improvement of safe working conditions by identifying hazardous processes or conditions.
o Assist in improvement of business practices in SAP and in warehouse and inventory management.
o Interface with business integration groups for SAP improvements.
o 3+ years experience in a warehouse environment.
o Previous driving experience (will drive a 26 ft box truck)
o Proficiency with computer systems including SAP shipping, receiving and inventory modules and Microsoft Office products.
o Must pass DOT physical to drive company truck
o Must have a valid/active KS Class C driver’s license or MO driver's license
o Problem solving techniques - root cause analysis, etc.
o Ability to create and/or modify processes or procedures to coincide with best practices.
o Tasks require lifting 50 pounds
o Demonstrated strong documentation skills.
o Demonstrated strong oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills.
High School Diploma/GED
Warehouse Management System