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Material Coordinator - 1st and 3rd Shift

Company: Landscape Forms
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhy Landscape Forms?

  • Fortune Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production 2020
  • Michigan Manufacturer of the Year
  • Great Place to Work Certified - 2019 and 2020
  • Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency 2020 Veteran Friendly EmployerLandscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated solutions of high-design site furniture, advanced LED lighting, structure, and custom environments. For more than 50 years we have developed and created solutions that help designers and other clients achieve beautiful, functional landscapes that enhance the experience of outdoor space. **$1000 Signing Bonus** If you are hired on our 3rd shift you will receive a $1000 signing bonus! You will receive the first $500 after 90 days of employment, and then the additional $500 signing bonus after 180 days of employment.Let's chat if you:
    • Are dependable and enjoy a fast paced environment
    • Prefer a team environment with the opportunity to build relationships with a wide array of people
    • Finds value in hard work and knowing your role makes an impact
    • Would rather be active and moving than stuck behind a desk all day
    • Understand the importance and necessity of maintaining a safe and clean work environment
    • Thrive in a positive work environment
    • Enjoys innovation and thinking outside the box
    • Willing to work overtimeQualifications and Skills of the Assembly/Finishing Team member
      • HS Diploma or GED
      • Stable work history
      • Positive attitude
      • Fork Lift Experience
      • Chauffeurs License with a DOT card is preferredBenefits we offer our team members:
        • Full-time, direct-hire positions
        • NEW FLEXIBLE HOURS!
          • First Shift Option 1: Tuesday through Friday - 4, 10 hour shifts - 6:00am-4:30pm
          • First Shift Option 2: Monday through Friday - 5, 8 hour shifts
          • Third Shift: 8:00 pm – 6:30 am, Sunday thru Wednesday (4 - 10 hour shifts!) Plus Overtime!
          • NEW STARTING PAY: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour + Quarterly Bonuses!
          • Earn up to $21.25 per hour with base + bonus**
          • Quarterly Bonus - $8,800 (annual average)
          • Career development opportunities
          • Quarterly Bonus
          • Tuition Reimbursement for continuing education
          • Health Insurance (medical/dental/vision) eligible on first day
          • 401k Match plus profit sharing
          • Vacation/Holiday Pay
          • Parental Leave
          • Volunteer Time
          • Fun Company-wide Activities**This is an estimate that includes base pay, plus our average bonus payout, plus shift differential and equals your average annual hourly pay.PhilosophyEach member of the Landscape Forms team is expected to actively support the four Scanlon principles and the OnTrac Criteria. We believe these are crucial to the success of an individual within the company and for the overall success of the company. SummaryThis position has a broad scope as it combines all material handling responsibilities including safely and efficiently operating a variety of vehicles, loading, unloading, receiving, stocking, picking, and shipping components, assemblies, and finished product. In order to meet the objectives, each member must be cross trained, and able to operate all necessary equipment between the various areas and comply with all licensing, certifications and DOT regulations.Principal Responsibilities, (Other duties may be assigned)To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
          • Operate within facility safety guidelines and promote the use of safe practices.
          • Knowledge of product descriptions and production scheduling/tracking and control systems.
          • Receive and store materials in multiple environments including non-production items.
          • Move components/assemblies to meet daily requirements.
          • Contact carriers and provide appropriate shipping documentation.
          • Follow Standardized Work criteria for the use of Kanban, transfers, shipping, and other related procedures.
          • Ensure that all applicable pre and post trip equipment inspections are completed in a timely manner
          • Rotate jobs as required to maintain cross training.
          • Participate in problem solving and other continuous improvement opportunities.
          • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards.
          • Safely and efficiently load, unload, and deliver components/assemblies to facilities as needed operating our equipment including fork lifts and up to a 26' box truck.Education, Experience, and SkillsHigh School diploma or GED and skill level training and/or experience in related field. Must have a license to operate a fork truck and cranes. Must have or obtain a current Michigan Chauffer License and maintain a valid DOT medical card.Mathematical and ReasoningMust be able to read, comprehend, and write basic instructions. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in common units of measure. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and deal with problems involving concrete variables.Physical Requirements and Work EnvironmentMust be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for up to 10 hours, bend and twist 80% of the time and work in an environment that can be hot, cold and noisy. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the principal accountabilities.Keeping You SafeWe are deeply committed to keeping our team members, customers and partners safe while working at our facilities. As we know, the COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly changed the way we live our day to day lives and will change the way in which our business needs to operate.Landscape Forms has created a COVID-19 Safe Work Playbook that is meant to be a complete plan to allow us to continue manufacturing and minimize the risks of contracting COVID-19. The Safe Work Playbook includes Policies, Guidelines and Team Member expectations. It is based on recommendations and guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and OSHA.

Keywords: Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo , Material Coordinator - 1st and 3rd Shift, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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