Warehouse Operator

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Warehouse Operator for the Industrial Business Group located in Charlotte, NC. Here, we go.

Responsible for daily receiving/shipping. Process customer orders and preparing packages for shipment. Loads and unloads packages from trucks. Operates a forklift to move goods and materials to their proper location. Verifies and maintains records on incoming and outgoing shipments.

  • Operates a forklift to load and unload trucks
  • Unloads materials and goods from trucks and moves the packages to their proper location
  • Loads goods onto trucks for shipment
  • Verifies and maintains records on incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Responsible for ensuring that products meet customer orders and specifications (special shipping instructions)
  • Communicates issues to team leader/Supervisor
  • Responsible for housekeeping in work area
  • Assists with cycle counting
  • Communicates verbal and written shipping instructions
  • Maintains accurate inventory accounting in PeopleSoft IA
  • Handles product returns
  • Communicates issues to team leader/Supervisor
  • Responsible for housekeeping in work areas
  • Communicates verbal and written shipping instructions
  • Performs all duties in conformance with the plant's Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) plan
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a responsibility of the employee
  • Works all scheduled overtime
  • Transfer of materials and finished good between warehouse and manufacturing floor; use company truck for transfer. Driving record will be required
  • Strives for continuous improvements in both processes and people through un-relenting quality improvement and cost reduction
  • Empowered to make decisions in support of the manufacturing process
  • Performs other duties as assigned to promote a team effort in achieving department goals
  • Must have basic math and computer skills. Must be able to operate powered mobile equipment. Knowledge of the receiving process

  • Some shipping/receiving experience preferred

  • Performs routine tasks requiring an average level of judgment to make simple decisions. Complies with instructions or prescribed standards. Verifies and maintains records on incoming and outgoing shipments

Manual Skill
  • Operates moderately complex powered mobile equipment in tight quarters with a moderate level of pedestrian traffic present

Materials & Products
  • Operator follows an established routine and uses alternate courses of action, when needed. Some damage to or loss of materials or products is possible during operations

Tools & Equipment
  • Employee is accountable to prevent damage in the use of tools or equipment. Operates a forklift to move goods and materials to the proper location
Mental Effort
  • Mental and visual attention is required to safely operate forklifts in moderate pedestrian traffic and to minimize accidents or mistakes when moving goods and materials
Physical Effort
  • Light physical exertion required to handle goods and materials of light or medium weights. Forklift operation. Light housekeeping including sweeping and cleaning work areas

  • Works primarily in climate controlled areas. Periodic exposure to outside conditions, but not required to remain out in extreme weather. Exposure to noise and dust
  • Exposed to powered industrial vehicle (PIV) movement. Low exposure to moving machinery. Minimal risk of accidents or injury through the usage of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as protective eyewear and footwear. Required observance of safety procedures.

This position will require:
  • short notice overtime
  • overtime

This position may require:
  • working on holidays as needed

Basic Qualifications:
Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous Shipping / Receiving experience

Location: Charlotte, NC
Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified candidates will be required to take and pass 3M testing as part of the selection process.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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