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Pentair, Inc. Material Handler, 1st Shift in Hanover Park, Illinois

Job Description:

Receiving Department Material Handler—Hanover Park, IL

Under the direct supervision of the Distribution Supervisor, the Material Handler assists in offloading incoming materials and placing them in inventory by using powered industrial equipment. The Material Handler also assists in production by ensuring that production lines are kept fully stocked with needed materials to continue making our product in a timely manner.

We will:

  • Pay competitively

  • Offer health benefits & coaching

  • Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan

  • Offer employee discounts

  • Protect you with life insurance and other options

  • Tell you more about all the great benefits – just ask!

You will:

  • Work 5:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime throughout the week or on weekends as needed; pay for this role is $15.00/hr

  • Have working knowledge of how to operate power industrial equipment (i.e. stand-up and order picker forklift trucks)

  • Support manufacturing production lines by supplying raw materials needed in production process

  • Perform tasks associated with material flow and inventory to ensure inventory accuracy

  • Execute picks for internal delivery to production cells while validating order accuracy

  • Complete daily inspections and record any unsafe conditions on power industrial equipment

  • Operate a RF smart scanner

  • Pack, load, and unload a variety of conveyances

  • Move material within the warehouse and manufacturing plant

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by work area, such as safety glasses, ear plugs, hard hats, gloves, and steel toe shoes.

  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment for all employees, emphasizing prevention of hazardous conditions and support Pentair’s safety programs by following all established safety processes

You should:

  • Have earned at least a High School diploma, or equivalent

  • Have previous experience using power industrial equipment such as a stand-up and order picker forklift

  • Have basic math skills

  • Have the ability to speak, read, and write basic English

  • Be able to follow standard work procedures

  • Know how to handle complexity in a fast pace manufacturing environment

  • Be able to work overtime on a regular basis

  • Have excellent attendance

  • Be able to lift frequently 3-25 pounds and infrequently 25-50 pounds, as well as regularly bend and reach

  • Be able to stand for an entire eight hour shift

  • Be able to work independently and also with a team

  • Have the ability to identify unsafe conditions and report them to the department team leader, supervisor, manager, or Safety Coordinator

  • Perform other duties as assigned

We like, but don’t require:

  • Two years previous material handler experience in a manufacturing/assembly setting

  • OSHA-approved forklift license

  • Basic knowledge of JDE systems and Kanban principles

  • Basic knowledge of LEAN techniques

  • Be able to conduct audits for Quality, 5S and Safety

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean, safe water. We deliver a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water. Whether it’s improving, moving or enjoying water, we help manage the world’s most precious resource. Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions. For Life.

Pentair had revenue in 2019 revenue of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 120 locations in 25 countries and 9,500 employees, we believe that the future of water depends on us.

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