Material Handler / Loader (Swing Shift)

  • Salem, OR, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Posting Date: 10-Mar-2021
  • Department: Manufacturing

Company Description

NS BlueScope - Coated Products North America (Coated Products) is a joint venture between Nippon Steel and BlueScope Steel. The Coated Product business operates in the United States, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, with its headquarters based in Singapore. This joint venture provides a strong platform to capture growth in new market segments. ASC Profiles LLC and Steelscape LLC are part of the NS BlueScope Coated Products business in the United States and is an industry leader on the forefront of offering innovative steel product solutions. With over 600 employees and eight manufacturing plants across the Western United States, we have built trusted brands which have served the construction industry for almost 50 years.

ASC Profiles LLC is the leading manufacturer of steel roof and wall products and structural roof and floor deck in the Western U.S., servicing customers from eight locations. ASC Profiles services various segments of the steel construction industry through its three divisions, AEP Span, ASC Steel Deck and ASC Building Products.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform all job functions considering your safety and the safety of fellow employees as the highest priority.
  • Loads and unloads material into and from a variety of containers including but not limited to trucks, conveyors, racks, and/or pallets; utilizes appropriate tools to accomplish tasks.
  • Monitor the quality of the material that is picked from the lines and staged in the yard.
  • Document and track movement of material as outlined in the plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Assemble necessary truck loading papers based on trip sheet from transportation.
  • Audit accuracy of material orders prior to loading trucks and verify shipment load accuracy.
  • Promote positive interaction with customers and drivers.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations to include good housekeeping.
  • Assist machine operators as needed with die/raft changes.
  • Subject to any and all miscellaneous work-related duties requested by immediate supervisor.
  • The employee must follow all company rules and regulations.


Minimum Required Experience & Qualifications 

  • A high school diploma or GED is required.
  • Experience with shipping and material handling duties.
  • Understand semi-truck weight capacities per axle and full truck load.
  • Familiarity with shipping practices and handling methods.
  • Ability to work swing shift.

Preferred Experience & Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in a high volume production environment is strongly preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience operating a forklift and overhead crane are strongly preferred.

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to read measurements from tape measures, micron meters and protractors
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Proficiency in the English language, with effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate basic arithmetic skills with use of a calculator.
  • Ability to scan, verify, and accurately interpret documents used to stage orders or load trucks.
  • Must communicate effectively and work cooperatively with staff.
  • Experience with off-loading production equipment, particularly long length material preferred.

Key Relationships

Critical to the success of this role is the ability to deliver outcomes through productive relationships with others include:

  • Manufacturing Supervisor
  • Manufacturing Lead
  • Customer Service department
  • Manufacturing department peers 

Working Conditions/Special Notes

Physical Demands 

The physical demands of this position are limited to those found in a normal warehouse/production environment.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand, walk, lift, carry, use the hands to manipulate objects, bend, look and see.
  • The employee is frequently required to push, pull, twist, turn, talk, hear, reach above the shoulder and/or outward, and drive power equipment.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, squat, type, kneel, and crouch.
  • The employee must routinely lift up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment 

The work environment is constrained to a standard, unconditioned warehouse and production space.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to falling objects, floor hazards, machine hazards, and hazards associated with driving a forklift.

Special Requirements

  • This position may be required to work all shifts (day, swing and/or graveyard) periodically. 
  • Ability to work any shift and to change shift requirements to meet business needs is required.
  • Forklift certification is preferred.   

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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