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Material Handler

Brand:  Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Funeral Products
Location: 

York, PA, US, 17406

POSITION SUMMARY

The Material Handler moves material, parts, or product throughout the facility by way of lift truck, other material moving equipment or by hand in a safe and efficient manner to maintain the proper flow of materials through the production process according to production standards and schedules. 
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Operates assigned equipment safely in accordance with company and OSHA safety programs and rules.
•    Uses material handling equipment and performs work in accordance with approved procedures and work instructions.
•    Reports quality and production concerns and issues to Department Supervisor.
•    Cross trains on all work stations within department.
•    Assists with inventory control as needed by documenting material movements and releases.
•    Conducts operator level preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment according to the preventative maintenance schedule.
•    Keeps work environment neat and clean.
•    Provides assistance with production by filling in or replacing production functions as requested.
•    Additional duties as required.
 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

•    High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
•    Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred
•    2+ years of previous material handling experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
•    Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
•    Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
•    Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary. 
•    Must have current driver’s license. 

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. 
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
•    The noise level in the work environment may be high.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
 

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 
 

http://matw.com/memorialization/   
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team at Reasonable.Accommodations@matw.com.
 


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster