Newell Brands LIF- Warehouse Associate II (1st & 2nd Shift) in North Andover, Massachusetts
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Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.
Since 2013, Lifoam is part of Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.
Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, lift beams with swivel-hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material.
Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.
Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank.
Move controls to drive gasoline- or electric-powered truck and transport materials between loading, processing, and storage areas.
Operate or tend automatic stacking, loading, packaging, or cutting machines.
Signal workers to discharge, dump, or level materials.
Perform final visual inspection of product prior to shipment and notifies supervisor of any nonconformities.
Observes plant safety rules.Helps to identify and eliminate any safety hazard or concern.Assists in monitoring of quality of work output and maintenance procedures.
Assists in conducting operations so as to meet established cost standards for use of materials, supplies and equipment.Follows instructions in the most efficient use of tools, machines and materials.
Maintains a neat and orderly working area and assists other departments in the cleanliness and organization of working areas when projects overlap other department areas.
Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to their direct Supervisor.To maintain good working relations with all other employees.Strives to have no conflicts with other department employees.
Encouraged to bring any ideas to light for possible usage in factory functions.
Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, or others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.
Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
- High School or GED equivalent.
- 2 yr+ working in a manufacturing environment
Prior forklift experience
Prior Kaizen/ Lean Manufacturing experience.
TECHNICAL ROLE COMPETENCIES:
Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
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Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Warehouse environment & occasionally out door yard
20-50% of the time standing, walking, bending, squatting, kneeling, pulling/pushing and reaching
50-80% of the time sitting and operating a powered industrial truck
Requires eye- hand- foot coordination
Must be able to lift/carry up to 75 lbs.
Must be able to push/pull up to 100 lbs.
Must be able to bend/stoop/twist, crouch/squat, reach above and below shoulders.
Requires repetitive use of arm, wrist, and hand.
Must be able to work near/with machinery and hand tools.
Moderate/heavy exposure to heat and excessive noise.
Ability to wear required PPE including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel/composite toe shoes.
Annual hearing tests are required.
Some overtime and occasional weekends required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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