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Company: Sonoco Products Co,
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Material Handler/Whse Tech on 1st Shift at Bdlg 3

Location: Portland, IN

The pay rate for this position starts at $15.97 and progresses to $18.04 in 6 months.

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn't changed our tight-knit feel - we've simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - it truly is a special place.

While reporting to Donna Ladewig, Warehouse Supervisor you will be responsible for moving product in the warehouse in a quick but safe manner. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You must have a proven record of success in a fast-paced environment. You must have the ability to work with various teams and have a good eye to spot defects with our packaging products. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organizational skills and attention to detail.

Currently this plant is looking for material handler/warehouse tech for its 3rd shift operation.

We are looking for detail oriented individuals with prior manufacturing and warehouse experience.

Day to day responsibilities include:

* Above all Safety is #1 priority
* Collaborating closely with other departments and teams
* Having a high regard to 5S
* Having the ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems and situations
* Monitor and report quality of manufactured product
* Consistently moving product and placing in designated pack outs throughout the shift
* Maintaining a safe, clean and organized work area
* Performing all duties as designated by supervisor/manager
* Performing all duties in support of Sonoco's quality and safety policies
* Helping out other departments as needed
* Supply materials to packing areas and pull material for offline
* Consistent and accurate in filling out appropriate paperwork
* Good knowledge of product
* Verify inventory levels and assist with inventory

This position is in our protective solutions packaging environment located in Portland, IN. Learn more about this division and our products -

* We expect you to be Sonoco mission driven
* Manufacturing & warehouse experience preferred
* You have to have a "get it done" attitude and an urgency to resolve problems/tasks
* To succeed in this role you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work independently, self-motivated and manage multiple tasks simultaneously as needed
* Being reliable, having good initiative, being committed, and being quality focused is a must
* You will need to be able to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 49 lbs as needed
* Having the ability to effectively work with a team in a fast-paced environment is crucial to success
* Ability to read and understand shop orders, various production documents and both oral and written job instructions
* Ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of attention to detail
* Ability to work overtime as needed
* Required to have excellent communication and math skills
* Valid forklift license required and be an efficient driver
* Good attendance

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Sonoco Products Co,, Fort Wayne , Shipper/Receiver, Professions , Portland, Indiana

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