Driver/Material Handler

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-308365
    • Job Location: Sacramento, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/01/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 07511
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

The Driver and Material Handler is responsible for the movement of materials, tools, and relevant documents between local Sacramento area facilities and to/from vendors as required.  This position is also responsible for movement of material, tools, product and work orders throughout manufacturing, and other departments as required. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Utilizing company vehicles (pickup, flatbed, van) pickup and deliver requested items between company locations in Sacramento, McClellan and Roseville as requested.

  • Ensure items are packaged and secured properly for transport.

  • Pickup and deliver product to and from vendors as required or requested.

  • Loads and unloads trucks for commercial freight shipments and deliveries.

  • Packages and crates items as directed for freight shipments.

  • Ensure required documentation accompanies all requested items and delivered to appropriate personnel/vendors. 

  • Moves parts, tools, and manufacturing travelers from material control to work center(s). 

  • Uses a forklift truck, hoist, or other material handling equipment.

  • Obtains and maintains the appropriate forklift certifications required.

  • Assist receiving personnel in verifying contents of incoming packages.

  • Ability to obtain company insurance for use of company vehicles.

  • Assists Planning, locating lost and/or missing paperwork.

  • Assists Production Control in moving manufacturing travelers, tools, and materials for manufacturing.

  • Supports Property Administrators, as required, to handle scrap materials after Discrepant Material Report (DMR) disposition.

  • Maintains a clean work area ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • Moves material within and outside of warehouses as requested to organize storage and manufacturing areas.  
  • Identifies safety concerns and when identified, reports them to Supervisor.
  • Verifies materials received are ordered in both type and quantity.

  • May attend program meetings as needed. 

Non-Essential Job Duties

  • Other duties may be assigned 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • None

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 

Required:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbal and in writing.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate, basic math skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

Required:

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain required certifications/training to safely operate forklift truck, hoist, or other material handling equipment.
  • Must possess a valid driver license.
  • Must possess basic MS Word and Excel skills. 

Preferred:

  •  Preferably 2 years related experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and/or Manufacturing environments.

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

  • Standing, walking, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. unassisted, carrying, reaching, sitting, and working at heights.
  • Operate forklift, scissor lift, ladders, and other light industrial equipment (training will be provided, if required).
  • May work extended hours or weekends.

  • May work in non-temperature controlled environments.
  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes. 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 25-90% Travel may be required between KUAS and customer/vendor locations.