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Material Handler in Liverpool, NY at Irby

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Irby is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with nearly $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 25 states.  Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years.  This presents many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations, including cites such as:  Jackson, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Syracuse, Nashville, Denver, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City.  Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity.

Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions.  Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states.  Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth.  Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions.  For more information, visit SoneparUSA.com.

The ideal candidate will perform manual and clerical duties related to shipping, receiving, inspecting, storing, issuing and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and supplies.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to load, unload, and move materials within or near work site to designated area per Sales Ticket.
  • If the merchandise listed on the Sales Ticket is not in stock, check with the writer of the ticket before backordering. Also, check the Special Order area to see if we are holding item for a specific customer.
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved. Rechecks orders that someone else has assembled as an additional service to our customer.
  • Packages merchandise for shipment by common carrier. Appropriate packaging will depend upon the merchandise involved.
  • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
  • Will be back up driver and deliver items if needed.
  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand. Unloads incoming vehicles and prepare necessary receiving documents after carefully counting the merchandise. Handles freight claims as required.
  • Attaches identifying tag or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators.
  • Learn to safely operate all the necessary equipment in work area. Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • Familiarize yourself with all electrical merchandise and where it is stored in the warehouse. Relocates or rearranges merchandise as required. Fabricates and installs racks and shelving as required.
  • Be courteous in all contact with company customers.
  • Counts, weighs or measures incoming or outgoing items to compare identifying information and variety against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records; examines incoming shipments for damage or shortages and corresponds with shipper to rectify; completes paperwork or forms required for documentation.
  • Determines method of shipment utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates; prepares materials for shipping by weighing, packaging and stamping; prepares necessary shipping forms such as bills of lading.
  • Provides on the job training to lower level employees and resolves problems utilizing knowledge of shipping/receiving/stock operations.
  • Operates material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize storage.
  • Ensures proper documentation and package marking with appropriate placards when moving hazardous materials.
  • Fills orders and issues materials and supplies per requests; documents transactions appropriately; prepares requisitions and computes costs; keeps records of storeroom inventory.
  • Participates in ordering or purchasing standard stock items, such as recommending additions or deletions to standard stock items or ordering replenishments within established procedures and limits. 
Required Skills

  • Skill in lifting heavy packages and objects.
  • Skill in operating forklift or other materials handling equipment.
  • Skill in operating large vehicles in tight and congested areas.
Required Experience

  • Two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

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EEO M/F/Disability/Veteran

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