Material Handling Specialist / Driver

Company History

Power/mation is a nationally recognized distributor specializing in advanced automation hardware and software products as well as solutions. We help our customers improve their manufacturing processes by assisting them in the application of unique automation solutions in the following technology areas: motion control, logic control, software, sensors, vision, safety, power transmission, panel components and solutions.

Power/mation began in 1961 and has grown to multiple locations within Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas.

Responsibilities – Warehouse

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Picks, packs and ships all orders

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Accurately pulls orders from stock based upon picking tickets and First In First Out (FIFO)

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Prepares orders for shipment within stated company time standards, including international shipments

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Packs orders in correct and efficient manner. Utilize proper packing methods to maximize carton space and packing material usage to prevent damage or breakage. Correct operation of UPS system and bills of lading for all outgoing shipments

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Provides service to walk-in customers, both internal and external

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Receives inbound shipments (includes supplies)

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Maintains a clean and safe work environment

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Verifies accuracy of shipments received into computer system and stores product in proper bin location/supply area or forwards product to shipping station

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Marks or tags articles necessary for identification purposes and maintains locations in system

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Resolves any problems from differences between paperwork and actual stock with appropriate department. Separates nonconforming products

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Identifies damaged material and immediately informs the appropriate departments

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Performs cycle counting as requested and assists in annual inventory when necessary

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Special project work and other duties as directed and assigned by manager

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Acts as backup for custodial duties as requested

Responsibilities – Driver

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Drive truck to deliver and/or pick up Power/mation products at designated customer sites. Performs duties in a safe manner and in compliance with Power/mation driver policies and procedures as well as state and federal traffic and safety regulations

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Load and unload truck

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Maintain accurate truck logs and paperwork

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Display professional, courteous demeanor to ensure best possible customer service

Qualifications and Skills

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Valid Class D driver's license. Must be knowledgeable with traffic rules and regulations

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Acceptable driving record

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Ability to pass DOT physical exam

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Ability to gain knowledge regarding warehouse operations

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Ability to be flexible in daily work assignments

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Ability to gain knowledge regarding parts and part numbers used by each manufacturer

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Communication skills in order to facilitate expeditious movement of material to customers

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Organizational skills in order to attain high customer service levels and accuracy skills to process orders correctly

Benefits

Medical and dental plan, life insurance with AD&D, long term disability, health savings accounts, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, voluntary life insurance, voluntary vision insurance, 401K with company match feature, discretionary profit sharing plan, educational assistance, paid time off, paid holidays including birthday and service anniversary.