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Material Distribution Specialist

Watertown, SD, US

Position Overview

Performs a variety of work related to movement and control of materials and finished goods, i.e. responsible for replenishing materials used on the flow line as well as other general material functions. Handles basic issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to Terex safety policies and procedures
  • Adhere to and promote The Terex Way Values
  • Deliver materials to work stations throughout the plant to meet production demands
  • Operate fork truck, tugger and/or other PITs
  • Support implementation of kanbans, stocking material, and following escalation procedure for expediting material as required.
  • Perform material counts as needed to verify on hand quantities. 
  • Interact with ASI
  • Work under general supervision; instructions and guidance provided on procedural changes, new regulations, etc.
  • Maintain clean work area and participate in 5s standards
  • Troubleshoot basic issues and problems
  • Flex into other areas and departments as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of experience in material handling

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent experience
  • Certified to drive, or have the skills to obtain certification, a forklift, tugger or other PITs
  • Possess beginning to working knowledge of the subject matter
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to accurately read and understand tape measurements
  • Understand and demonstrate basic computer skills

 

Physical Requirements of the Job

Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work. Medium to heavy work is defined as:

  • 10 to 40 pounds of force frequently, may include pushing, pulling and lifting
  • 40 to 100 pounds of force occasionally with assistance of machinery or others to move objects
  • Ability to stand on concrete for 10+ hours per shift

 

Specific Competencies

  • Ability to possess good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all team members     
  • Ability to function as a team member and contribute to group goals while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a responsible manner
  • Ability to recognize potential safety hazards and take appropriate actions to minimize risks
  • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information
  • Ability to have acceptable attendance for company standard; provides adequate notification; aware of impact on organization. 

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!

 

Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

 

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

 

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.


Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota