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Material Handler 3 (3rd Shift)

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Location: Brooklyn Park, MN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2019

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Job Description


Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to pick and kit material, communicate / respond with material movement to and from both production areas and outside locations in a safe and expeditious manner and to accurately document material movement. 


Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents.

  2. Order and safely deliver all material to the appropriate locations ensuring right part at the right place at the right time in the right quantity and quality using various material handling equipment including counterbalance, reach truck, picker, tug and turret machines.

  3. Use hand held scanner and computer for material movement transactions to perform material handling tasks including stocking, picking parts and material auditing. 

  4. Safely empty hoppers and dunnage

  5. Perform functions of a material handler 1 and material handler 2

  6. Take initiative to identify, document, communicate and correct problems related to material movement, report discrepancies and recommend solutions.

  7. Perform other tasks and projects as required.

  8. Support team People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) initiatives and daily activities.

  9. Work and interact effectively in a team environment in alignment with our Code of Conduct and Values in Action.

  10. Work with limited supervision

Work Environment

  1. Operate material handling equipment (i.e. counterbalance, turret, reach truck, picker)

  2. Limited exposure to welding fumes and noise levels of 85db or greater

  3. Operate overhead cranes, jib cranes and hoists

  4. Lift up to 35 lbs frequently

  5. Work at multiple heights

  6. Climb on material handling equipment

  7. Stand for a minimum of 8 hour shifts with minimal breaks

  8. Work in environment with frequently changing temperatures

  9. Exposure to magnets that may impact medical devices

  10. Work in awkward positions, including forward reach, lateral reach, squat, overhead reaching, twisting, and forward head and rotation of neck. 

  11. Work in tight spaces

  12. Repetitive grasping,  pushing, pulling, rotating

  13. Use of hand tools including band cutters and box cutter

  14. Required Personal Protective Equipment: hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toed/metatarsal foot gear, bump caps and protective material handling equipment including safety/fall harness.


 Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 months computer usage

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Good communication skills

Top candidates will also have:

  •  Ability to read standard work and write continuous improvement cards
  • Ability to operate all powered material handling equipment (i.e. counterbalance, turret, reach , picker)
  • Ability to utilized computer/ for scanner material movement transactions.




Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info

Sep 18, 2019


United States