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Materials Handler

Company: GCI Communication Corp
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

GCI's Materials Handler loads, unloads, and moves materials within warehouse. Reads work order or follows verbal instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved. Keep records of inventories, including status and location of materials. Verify deliveries of materials are accurate. Track delivery progress and notify affected departments of changes in delivery schedule. Establish priority of deliveries based on department needs. Direct required materials to proper locations according to schedule.

Essential Duties of Position for all Levels:

+ Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs. Pull items from warehouse and stock rooms to meet part lists and requests. Convey materials from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, forklifts, wheelbarrow, or another device.

+ Lift heavy objects by hand or using power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning compounds, to assist machine operators. Open containers, using steel cutters, crowbar, claw hammer, or other hand tools. Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand. Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools. Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.

+ Oversee and maintain a clean, organized and safe warehouse environment.

Job Qualifications at all Levels:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

+ Ability to use judgment and escalate where necessary

+ Ensure that the customer's needs are addressed in an effective manner.

+ Foster and build effective relationships with stakeholders and able to create environment for learning & growth.

+ Effectively communicate verbal and written reports, documents, letters, and presentations both internally and externally

+ Maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and fairness regarding the company, suppliers, and all employees

+ Ability to understand customer-specific requirements

+ Familiar with warehouse management and operations

+ Knowledge of product/processes

+ Intrinsically motivated and able to work with little direction or oversight.

+ Ability to demonstrate high-level competency in major skills/knowledge areas within Supply Chain Operations.

+ Demonstrate high-level competency in skills/knowledge, communications, leadership, and overall business impact/value chain.

Minimum qualifications:

+ Minimum of six months general work experience needed, some demonstrated proficiency in supply chain, logistics, warehouse, or procurement preferred.

+ Or a combination of college credits and/or related experience may substitute for minimum six months qualification.

+ Knowledge and background experience in a relevant industry valuable.

+ High School diploma or equivalent is required.

+ A combination of education and experience may substitute for either requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform sedentary work. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Clarity of vision to see near, mid-range, and color. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Working Conditions: Work is performed at GCI warehouse facility during a 40-hour workweek. Overtime requirements are frequent and based on project activities and schedules. Flow to the work and remain flexible at all times regarding potential new opportunities.

The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the core business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and a satisfactory driving record.

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, and responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: GCI Communication Corp, Anchorage , Materials Handler, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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