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Material Handler- Forklift Operator

LOCATION: 

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37421

JOB CATEGORY:  Supply
REQUISITION NUMBER:  574062

A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital, CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.

 

JOB TITLE:    Material Handler

Schedule: 12 Hour Night Shifts (6:45PM-7:15AM), Days worked will rotate. 

NUMBER OF ASSOCIATES SUPERVISED:   0

 

BASIC PURPOSE

 

The Material Handler is responsible for picking orders and loading/unloading cases of product to and from trailers and containers, and must ensure the accuracy of all orders picked and also inspects the cases and product for quality issues.  The incumbent will ensure that the appropriate materials are supplied to their assigned production areas and lines, will shrinkwrap any material to be stored / or returned to the warehouse, and will check Pallet tickets and loads for accuracy.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

 

 

% oftime:

Duty:

 

35%

Supply materials to the line

 

35%

Remove finished goods from line

 

20%

SAP Transactions

 

10%

Forklift required checks

 

 

 

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.

Education (Minimum Needed):         

High School Diploma or equivalent

2.

Experience (Minimum Needed):       

The position holder must become certified to operate a forklift and pass a mandatory forklift physical

3.

Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job:

This position must be able to identify numerous finished products.   Perform necessary SAP Transactions. Perform routine forklift checklist.  Change forklift battery using proper PPE.  Operate and perform hoist inspection.    Assist in unloading raw materials / packaging materials.  Bale plastic and cardboard and take away trash to compactor.

4.

Special Skills:

The incumbent will also be trained to perform various jobs within the warehouse consistent with the skill level and physical demands of the position

5.

Other:

Microsoft Office, Outlook, SAP

Essential Functions

Physical requirements:

  -Rare lifting up to 50 lbs

  -Ensure quality of product in all orders picked.

  -Knowledge of warehouse operating procedures.

  -Certified to operate a forklift.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.