Material Handler I
Marion , North Carolina
September 10, 2017
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SUMMARY: There are three positions for Plastics Supply Handler described below. All Handlers are to be trained on all positions. 1. Reviews Kiefel schedule and goes to warehouse to procure vinyl roll stock, stage in ante-room, breaks down pallets, loads roll stock onto buggies and supplies Kiefel machines with correct vinyl roll stock. Operates pneumatic hoist, worksaver, reach truck and performs housekeeping duties. 2. Operates grind, blender machines converting vinyl trim scrap into reusable material for extruders. Delivers various raw materials to the extrusion department and removes and stages finished goods. Operates worksaver, hand jack and performs housekeeping duties. 3. Performs various required GMP cleaning duties, supplies Kiefels with belt material, plastic liners, performs routine bag closet maintenance and other duties as assigned. Operates worksaver, hand jack and performs housekeeping duties. Supports Safety, 6S, GMP, and TPM efforts in the area and reports any of these or quality issues to Supervision as needed.


Loads vinyl roll stock onto carts and stages behind designated Kiefels. Supplies department with Kiefel tubing. Completes required documentation and labeling. Maintains Ante Room per GMP requirements. Supplies materials for Subassembly and Extrusion machines. Moves finished goods to staging areas. Removes scrap and performs housekeeping duties as required. Operates worksaver and reach truck. Operates grinder and blender. Inspects ground trim for foreign material. Releases trim and transports to warehouse, performs documentation and cleans area. Provides belt material and tote pan liners to the area. Supports Safety, 6S, GMP, and TPM efforts in the area and reports any of these or quality issues to Supervision as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be able to read, write and perform basic mathematics calculations. Must conform to the North Cove dress code and safety procedures for this area. Uses safety knife, scissors, utility knife and snap gauge. Assembles and disassembles boxes. Operates worksaver, hand trucks and forklift. Physical requirements include lifting and carrying 26-50 lbs., an average of 3 ft., approximately 18 times per shift. In addition, lifting over 75 lbs. approximately 160 times per shift. Job involves manipulating rolls of vinyl into a vertical position so that they can be lifted with a hoist. Frequent or continuous lifting or moving, occasionally in difficult work positions, with walking, pulling, stretching, bending, pushing and /or reaching effort required. Manual dexterity and visual acuity required. Good eye/hand/foot coordination could be necessary as well. Must use various hand tools. Overtime as required

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