Material Handler in Houston, TX at National Strand

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

National Strand is part of the Metals Processing Group which produces steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries, and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives, and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

The Position

The Material Handler is responsible for the functional operations in one or more of the following areas: Receiving, Warehouse Stocking, manage stock and inventory control.  The material that the Material Handler will sort includes: wire, strand, and scrap in the form of: bobbins, reels, pallets, or stands.

Material Handlers should be able to work under minimal supervision and perform all assigned duties.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Meeting shift output goals to ensure consistent supply of product to the next step in the process.
  • Follow and lead protocols for a safe and healthy work environment.

•         Inventory Management

•         Maintain stock organized and easily accessible 

•         Help the Shipping Department prep outgoing material from inventory

•         Process scrap material

•         Relocates materials in proper locations

•         Performs accurate cycle counts of inventory

•         Labels each location with product info, item number, description, and location

•         Perform quality control activities

•         Registers and monitors inventory changes

•         Reports inventory shortages, overages, and defective products in a timely manner

•         Reports safety concerns to Managers in a timely manner

  • Generating correct identification tags and attaching to finished product.
  • Monitor for quality control and make minor machine repairs when detecting a problem.
  • Ensuring work area and Warehouse are maintained clean and orderly, and safety standards are followed.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned

Job Requirements

•          Must be 18 years or older due to work environment and labor laws.

•          Experience using AX or any other inventory computer systems highly recommended

•          Computer data base experience

•          Requires operation in narrow aisles

•          Must be able to pass preemployment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings.

•          Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.

•          Must be able to work independently, and as a team.

•          Authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America.

•          Ability to stand, bend, and lift for long periods.

•          Ability to work in a non-climate control environment.

•          Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 100lbs.

•          Available to work overtime and weekends if the schedule requires it.

•          Prior experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment desired.

Measures of Performance

•         Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

•         Accomplish specific objectives as defined.

•         Accept assignments with open, cooperative, positive, and team-oriented attitude and demonstrate the flexibility to take on other duties as needed.

•         Follow department standard operating procedures.

•         Support other team members/positive organization relationships.


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