Material Handler - Inbound/Outbound
Natus Medical Incorporated
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
40d ago

SUMMARY : The position is accountable for all activities in the warehouse operations including, inbound materials receiving, outbound shipments, RMA processing, storage, and cycle counting activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Unload, inspect and receive shipments from suppliers, other warehouse locations, and customer sites according to current work procedures and Quality Standards.
  • Process material receipt transactions and place materials in established storage control locations in the warehouse.
  • Ensure inventory is stored in appropriate locations according to FIFO and Slotting procedures.
  • Maintain a neat, organized and safe work area, following health and safety practices.
  • Support the on-going development and practice of 5S methods and promote an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Processing of customer returns (RMA) shipments.
  • Pick and pack orders according to customer requirements and outbound schedule.
  • Packaging of products according to procedures and specifications.
  • Ensure timely shipments of all orders to meet field service install schedule, technical service, and customer service requirements.
  • Support logistics, freight forwarding, and customs clearance activities.
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Technical Service, Field Service, and Supply Chain to understand priorities and coordinate shipping requirements.
  • Utilize Agile to access work procedures, instructions, BOM’s, and product specifications to ensure materials processed are current and conform to specifications and design requirements.
  • Process Oracle EBS transactions correctly and accurately
  • Make recommendations on how to improve warehouse processes to improve efficiency, quality, and on-time shipping.
  • Liaise with Supply Chain, Customer Service, Repairs, and Technical Service on customer support issues.
  • Support other functions within the Operations and Supply Chain group.
  • Other duties as assigned (because of the nature of our business, your duties during peak periods
  • may be varied )

  • Projects and other tasks as required.
  • Stay up-to-date and follow all Quality System procedures related to this job, which can affect the quality of products or services provided to our customers.

    Travel Required : minimal

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    LEVEL 3

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    INTERMEDIATE

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

    BASIC

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers common fractions and decimals.

    Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    INTERMEDIATE

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations -

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with materials handling equipment.
  • Knowledge of shipping methods and freight carriers.
  • Cycle counting process.
  • Knowledge of inventory control methods.
  • Able to prepare shipping and customs documentation.
  • Familiar with bar coding
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and warehouse management (Oracle preferably)
  • Basic knowledge of Logistics processes
  • Microsoft Office
  • 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 and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to work at a keyboard and computer.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

    The employee must regularly lift and / or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and / or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include (close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EXAMPLES

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee (sometimes, regularly, frequently) works :

  • near moving mechanical parts
  • in high, precarious places
  • in outside weather conditions
  • and is (sometimes, regularly, frequently) exposed to :

  • wet and / or humid conditions
  • fumes or airborne particles
  • toxic or caustic chemicals
  • extreme heat
  • risk of electrical shock
  • vibration
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