Position Description

Material Handler
Location Monroe, OH
Requisition Number 456
# of openings 5
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Founded in 1986 as a partnership between Nittoku and Autoneum, UGN is the preferred producer of high quality acoustic, interior trim, and thermal management products, and a recognized leader in customer satisfaction for the Japanese transplant automotive industry in North America.  UGN, with more than $400 million in revenue, has six locations in the United States—Farmington Hills, Michigan; Jackson, Tennessee; Monroe, Ohio; Somerset, Kentucky; Tinley Park, Illinois; and Valparaiso, Indiana; as well as a location in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico—specializing in manufacturing, research, development, testing, and service support.  Visit our website at www.ugn.com.
 
 The sixth UGN facility in Monroe, Ohio, officially opened in September 2015.  The state-of-the-art facility has more than 240 team members and supplies Honda Motor Co. with superior acoustic insulation, carpet, and underfloor technologies. The $80 million, 232,500 square foot facility includes room to add another 150,000 square feet as UGN expands to supply Toyota and Subaru.  Just more than a year old and the UGN, Inc. Monroe facility has already distinguished itself to Honda for exceptional service.  Every year, Honda recognizes suppliers who increase value to the customer by removing waste within the overall product and supply chain. The Monroe facility was presented with the award in November, 2016.
 
 Learn more about UGN Monroe through the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryhi5-qzLIM
 
 Learn more about the Monroe plant expansion at:  http://ugn.com/ugn-expands-ohio/

The Material Handler performs all driving and related functions in the movement of materials necessary for the operation of the Shipping/Receiving and Manufacturing departments. 1st shift 6:30a - 3:00p, 2nd shift 2:30p - 11:00p.

Responsibilities:
•Perform pre-start checklist on forklift.
•Load and unload incoming and out-going trucks to meet customer and UGN requirements.
•Verify incoming materials for correctness, quantity and damage and place in designated locations
 using FIFO system.
•Using FIFO system, stage orders to be shipped and verify.
•Unload customer returns and rejected materials in designated areas and notify Quality Control.
•Obtain weights on special and UPS shipments.
•Maintain housekeeping in the warehouse, storage areas, and docks, removing and dumping trash
 or removing recyclables from these and manufacturing areas as necessary to maintain
 housekeeping.
•Using FIFO system, supply manufacturing with raw materials and shipping containers as
 required to support production.
•Maintains cleanliness and operation of equipment.
•Maintain regular attendance and punctuality.
•Other duties may be assigned.

 

Qualifications:
•High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED); and one plus months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Forklift truck license; government issued driver's license required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions. The person in this position will conduct activities in an environmentally responsible and safe manner.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.