#875 - Materials Specialist


: $85,860.00 - $133,540.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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The responsibility of the Materials Specialist is to support production through receiving, maintaining production material stocking levels, performing inventory reviews, and staging material for production use. Also, mixing the various putties, resins and paints used throughout the production process.
This position has three levels. Level I utilizes and perfects the essential job functions. Level II will act as back-up for the Level I position, and Level III will act as back-up for levels I and II while performing higher level materials functions, and assisting the Materials Supervisor with various tasks and projects as needed.
This position is hiring for the swing shift.

Performs all daily tasks in the Materials department following JI procedures
Operates a forklift for loading and unloading pallets safely from a truck or from shelves
Performs receiving functions per JI procedures:Confirms and inspects incoming materials and supplies to verify completeness of shipments against purchase orders, pack slips, bills of lading, and Receiving Inspection Requirements
Communicates issues with requestors and buyers
Scans copies of the material receiving documentation into document management system
Put away direct, standard and supply materials in warehouse per JI procedures using barcode scanners
Fulfills production requests through kitting, staging, and distributing materials using barcode scanners
Prepares materials for internal move transfers and disperses them when received
Checks and resupplies point-of-use locations and removes expired materials
Packs and disposes of all hazardous materials in accordance with state and federal laws
Utilizes first in and first out practices. Checks and recognizes materials that are near expiration date and alert production for use
Performs inventory cycle counts as required and material recounts for inventory reconciliation using barcode scanners
Monitors cleanliness and organization of warehouse and workspace
Ensures safe working practices are adhered to
Performs other duties as assigned
Optional responsibilities may include receiving specialized training in mixing putties, resins, and paints to maintain adequate stock for production. This will be reviewed individually with employees as needed and require training and respirator FIT testing prior to performing these duties.
Behavior: The incumbent must work well under pressure, meeting and completing multiple deadlines. The incumbent shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
Being at work on time and maintaining good attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS LEVEL II (in addition to back-up for Level I)
Works with Purchasing on Return Merchandise Authorizations
Initiates non-conformance reports and segregates nonconformance materials to the MRB areas and works with QA for disposition
Collects and processes semi-finished materials from production
Maintains frozen inventory, this includes:Filling out and updating proper documentation and SAP for time and temperature sensitive materials
Moving materials in and out of the freezer per production requests
Perform SAP transactions for frozen materials
Cycle counting frozen materials
Performs freezer audits and limited calibration maintenance
Downloads and analyzes calibrated temperature data validating freezer conformance
Works with the quality coordinator to ensure the calibrated monitoring equipment remains up to date
Writes Nonconforming Reports for freezer and/or frozen materials and updates the time-out cards
Follows all freezer safety policies
Monitors and maintains cleanliness of the freezers

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS LEVEL III (in addition to back-up for Level I and II)
Troubleshoots material issues in SAP
Reviews and analyzes material forecast for direct and indirect material usage
Monitors and maintains stock levels of consumable items by adjusting Min and Max levels
Maintains stocking levels through requisitions for direct and indirect production materials
Communicates with Management for continual improvement and product implementation
Monitors compliance to policies and ensures best practices are adhered to
Acts as focal for all material movement through the Receiving department
Assist the Materials Supervisor to resolve complex receiving issues
Works with Finance/Purchasing at month end to help close the financial reporting
Reviews production drawings and Bills of Materials to verify adequate stock on-hand
Maintains part and material traceability from receiving to production

Due to our ITAR and EAR regulations, applicants must be a US Citizen or of Legal Permanent Resident Status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b (a) (3).
High school diploma or GED required
Some forklift experience is required; must be able to be trained and pass certification
Previous warehousing experience
Must possess basic math skills; must be able to work independently
Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language
Must possess comprehensive PC skills, including MS Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
Must have capability to learn and use new systems
Must be able to function in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

Fabric, resins, and various hazardous chemicals and fillers. Scales/measuring devices, ladders, forklift, pallet jack. Computer, Multi-Line Phone, Fax, and Scanner/Copier/Printer.

Must be able to work in a hazardous environment; exposure to chemical fumes is common. Heavy lifting is required: must be able to move and load 220 lb rolls of fabric from pallet to fabric tree with mechanical assistance, must be able to move 500 lb drums of resin from pallets onto drum stands with mechanical assistance. Position requires constant activity; must be alert. A high degree of hand/eye coordination and concentration is required.
Janicki Industries is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran/Drug Free Employer
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