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Material Handler

Company: Tenneco
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

SUMMARY
Drives gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties. May also operate pipe or muffler Drexel and/or Turrett Truck.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.

Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.

Pulls finished goods for internal/external shipments.

Inventories materials on work floor, and supplies workers with materials as needed.

Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.

Accurately reports scrapped material or product.

Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.

Ensures that vehicle is in good operating condition, completes daily checks, notifies supervisor of deficiencies.

Completes inventory transactions on vehicle computer terminal.

Completes annual review of OSHA required safety training as assigned by supervisor.

Reports any safety malfunctions, near hits, and or injuries to supervisor immediately.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Knowledge of IMS systems or standard inventory control systems.
Previous forklift experience preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to work cooperatively with supervision and co-workers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to learn computer functions.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Forklift Certification (with regular re-certification required). Must have valid driver's license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Manual dexterity required to steer fork truck and to make key pad entries. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing and eye protection, and protective sleeves are required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Keywords: Tenneco, Harrisonburg , Material Handler, Professions , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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