Material Handler-3rd Shift

  • 1635 W Spencer St, Appleton, WI 54914, USA
  • Full-time
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Company Description

Miller® is about building things that matter. We lead the welding industry in building advanced, solution-focused products and meeting crucial needs for welding safety and health.

We’re about the partnership and the work. Our products are designed with our users for manufacturing, fabrication, construction, aviation, motorsports, education, agriculture and marine applications.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.

Job Description

The candidate must be a self-starter, team player, conscientious, and enthusiastic with positive attitude to assist materials team in receiving, shipping, delivery, nonconforming material, and inventory tracking. Candidate will primarily support Material Handler duties in Paint Line area within the Components Division. Cross training and willingness to be a team player are crucial to this role.

•Obtain Lift Truck Certification (Within first week)
•Less than 25% (<10-hour weekly computer entry and/ or processing paperwork)
•Delivering production parts to point of use
•First in, first out inventory practice
•Verbal and clear written communication
•Use of radio to coordinate with manufacturing and materials team
•Effectively load / unload trailers and outgoing third-party trucks using lift truck
•Empty cardboard, garbage, recyclable, and scrap metal dump hoppers
•PO generation - Faxing PO’s to vendors
•Expedite/follow-up on open purchase part PO’s
•Safety First: both on and off lift truck
•Enjoy working as a team / Team player
•Ability to multitask- prioritize with more than one task pending
BB2: Same as BB1 requirements with the addition of the following:
•25-40% of the position requires computer entry (10 hours or more per week)
•Management of supplier performance data: RGA's and NCN's
•MRD Cards: cross off due dates upon delivering to point of use
•Follow up on late purchase part orders
•Third Party Orders: B.O.L, P.O. Entry, Part Tracking, Supplier Communication, Receiving, Shipping, etc.)
•Receive orders into Macola as required
•Ability to fill in as lift truck driver for at least three of the six Components Division Departments: Sheet Metal, Machine Shop, Paint, Magnetics, Component Products, and Electrical Components
•Willingness to rotate with Components Division Material Handler Team (potential set rotation)
•Overhead Crane Operator Certified: Mechanical Components and other areas within the Division requiring crane operation (Obtained within first 30 days)
•Cycle Count Experience: contribute to perpetual inventory
BB3- Same requirements as BB1 and BB2 with a Two-Year or higher Degree
•The Material Handler position has increased in scope, becoming a pipeline for Material Technician and Material Coordinator roles. BB3 employee is an employee looking to advance career within ITW / Miller Electric


•Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
•Lift truck/forklift experience preferred or ability to obtain forklift driver's license upon hire
•Ability to multitask- prioritize demand / need with more than one task pending
•Position requires a team player that is considered a self-starter with positive attitude
•General computer knowledge (Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook (email), & Excel)
•Legible writing and clear oral communication skills required
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•Dexterity to sit on lift truck up to 10 hours per day
•Ability to lift to 50 pounds without restriction
•Willingness to work Overtime to satisfy production demand
*Candidate qualification and experience will determine BB1, BB2, or BB3 (Paygrades)*

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