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NGK Spark Plugs IL-Lead Material Handler in Wood Dale, Illinois

Job Type: Full-time

Shift: C shift (between 07:00pm to 05:00am)

Essential Duties:

  • Assist the Warehouse Management in leading associates and provide feedback to managers for evaluations.

  • Assist with planning and administration of daily work activities within the warehouse to expedite workflow, including receiving, picking, restocking, and inventory control.

  • Coordinates Material Handlers to ensure their time is utilized efficiently.

  • Assist parts picking, packing, receiving, or audit check as needed.

  • Oversee work of others to ensure orders are pulled and processed correctly.

  • Assist with identifying root cause and corrective action for quality issues.

  • Contribute ideas on ways to improve or enhance procedures.

  • Control label inventory for specific customers.

  • Maintain, update and create work instructions, procedures and key points.

  • Ability to successfully run quality reports, ensure data accuracy, and analyze data.

  • Assist with Kaizen activities and implementation.

  • Assists with special projects throughout the warehouse as assigned.

  • Operate hand pallet jack and powered industrial trucks safely and responsibly.

  • Be a leader in and maintain safe and clean areas following 5S principles.

  • Identify any damage to racks, products, equipment, and any other safety hazards.

  • Adhere to safety policy/procedures.

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures including QMS related policies as applicable.

Other Duties:

  • Leads team activity as assigned.

  • Perform all other job-related tasks as assigned

Academic Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Strong communication skill in writing and verbally, using the English language

  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a Material Handler or equivalent warehouse experience

  • General knowledge of the Shipping, Receiving & Inventory function within a warehouse environment

  • Proven ability to lead/train others

  • Good organizational skills

  • Problem identification and resolution

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Strong time management of self and subordinates

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently while maintaining a team-oriented environment

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide numbers

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

  • Experience in operation of powered industrial trucks preferred (i.e. cherry picker, forklift, electric pallet Jack, etc.)

  • Possess mental faculties consistent with performing at least the minimum essential functions of the job

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to operate a keyboard and mouse

  • Ability to see and hear (correctable)

  • Ability to communicate verbally

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to walk

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to climb, kneel/squat, bend, lift, carry

  • Ability to push, pull, grasp, reach, twist

  • Ability to work at heights using ladders or lifts

  • Ability to work overtime on regular basis

  • Ability to wear steel-toe shoes

ID: 2020-1791

External Company Name: NGK Spark Plugs (USA) Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 850 A.E.C Drive