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Material Handler - 1st Shift - Career Portals

Griffith Foods​ Alsip Full-Time
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Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food products.  We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world.  Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers.  While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world’s best-known companies.
Summary: Receives, stores, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products within establishment by performing the following duties. Major Duties & Responsibilities
 Reads customer order, shipping Pick List, Material Transfer order, or Bill of Lading to determine items to be moved, gathered, or shipped.
 Uses computer/tablet and scanner to enter records into DAX.
 Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
 Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, or product code.
 Sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms if required.
 Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or conveys orders to packing station.
 Marks materials with identifying information.
 Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed in DAX, on Pick lists, Transfer Orders, and Inter-Warehouse transfer forms.
 Compiles Pick Lists or Bills of Ladings from customer specifications, verifies documents for accuracy.
 Drives vehicle to transport stored items from warehouse, plant or to pick up items from several locations for shipment.
 Prepares parcels for Export or Air Shipment.
 Maintains inventory records. Problem Solving/Decision Making
 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed oral or written instructions.
 Ability to analyze and solve problems independently. Working Relationships Internal
 Reports to Shipping Supervisor.
 Ability to work in a team environment.
 Work with other associates in Manufacturing, QS, etc. External
 Ability to communicate with trucking companies, vendors, etc. Knowledge and Experience
 High school diploma and up to one year of related experience.
 Experience with Microsoft Office/Windows is required
 Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos via written and email/Outlook.
 Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate with individuals and small groups.
 Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
 Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
 Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics.
 Must be able to successfully complete Griffith Laboratories Forklift certification.
 Must be able to successfully complete Shipping Training annually or as needed per the Alsip Plant Shipping Training Check List F62-03 AP-SH Work Environment
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus Competencies - Individual Contributor
 Make Sound Decisions
 Makes timely and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty; evaluates short- and long-term consequences when making decisions.
 Work Efficiently
 Allocates own time efficiently; handles multiple demands and competing priorities; eliminates inefficiencies.
 Act with Integrity
 Demonstrates sound business and professional ethics; shows consistency with principles, values, and behaviors; builds trust with others through own authenticity and follow-through on commitments.
 Demonstrate Adaptability
 Handles day-to-day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change; shows resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility.
 Commit to Quality
 Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluates products, processes, and/or services against those standards; builds quality into each step of the process.
 Focus on Customer Needs Anticipates and identifies customer needs; takes action to meet customer needs; develops effective working relationships with internal and external customers; continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction

EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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