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Location: Brooklyn Park, MN, United States
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2019
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.
Responsible for putting safety first with a goal to prevent all injuries, occupational illnesses and safety incidents.
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.
Use hand held scanner and computer for material movement transactions to perform material handling tasks including stocking, picking parts and material auditing.
Safely empty hoppers and dunnage
Perform functions of a material handler 1 and material handler 2
Take initiative to identify, document, communicate and correct problems related to material movement, report discrepancies and recommend solutions.
Perform other tasks and projects as required.
Support team People, Quality, Velocity and Cost (PQVC) initiatives and daily activities.
Work and interact effectively in a team environment in alignment with our Code of Conduct and Values in Action.
Work with limited supervision
Operate material handling equipment (i.e. counterbalance, turret, reach truck, picker)
Limited exposure to welding fumes and noise levels of 85db or greater
Operate overhead cranes, jib cranes and hoists
Lift up to 35 lbs frequently
Work at multiple heights
Climb on material handling equipment
Stand for a minimum of 8 hour shifts with minimal breaks
Work in environment with frequently changing temperatures
Exposure to magnets that may impact medical devices
Work in awkward positions, including forward reach, lateral reach, squat, overhead reaching, twisting, and forward head and rotation of neck.
Work in tight spaces
Repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling, rotating
Use of hand tools including band cutters and box cutter
Required Personal Protective Equipment: hearing protection, safety glasses, steel toed/metatarsal foot gear, bump caps and protective material handling equipment including safety/fall harness.
Minimum of 6 months computer usage
Ability to work in a team environment
Good communication skills
Top candidates will also have:
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.