Pentair, Inc. Material Handler, 2nd Shift in Hanover Park, Illinois
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.
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Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan
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Work second shift, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime throughout the week and/or on weekends/holidays as needed; pay for this role is $17.75/hr
Have working knowledge of how to operate power industrial equipment (i.e. standing reach 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
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
High school diploma or equivalent
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
Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.
Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit Pentair.com (https://www.pentair.com/?utm_source=business_wire&utm_medium=boilerplate&utm_campaign=pr) .