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Materials Movement Specialist 2nd Shift

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Leavenworth, KS, US, 66048

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 02/08/2019
Job Band / Grade: MFG4.NE
Number of Openings: 2
 

  

 

 

WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.

You need a job. You want a career. Working someplace you can be yourself and belong while creating something that makes a difference. Something that makes the world a better place. Perfect timing. Hallmark is looking for someone like you.

 

The Leavenworth Production center has an opening for a Materials Movement Specialist.  Individuals in this department transport stock and recycled material to and from the warehouse to the production areas.   

 

The Material Movement Specialist position in Leavenworth is on 2nd shift (3:30 pm to midnight), Monday through Friday.

 

The Materials Movement Specialist in Leavenworth transports stock between production departments and warehouse or between shipping and receiving docks.  Loads and unloads incoming and outgoing trucks.  Locates stock in the warehouse and fills orders for manufacturing using a variety of powered equipment.  Responsible for loading and unloading skids onto the vertical lift and using the elevator as necessary.  Responsible for sorting paper or other materials into proper recycling categories to ensure maximum revenue generation.  Acts as a technical resource to support departments on paper grading.  Operates paper, chip and poly balers to compress recyclable materials into bales.  Responsible for all documentation related to stock movement.  Transports hazardous waste material in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.   Positively participates in performance dialogues and other team problem-solving activities.  Identifies potential problems, and shows willingness to proactively work on problem resolution and alternative solutions to traditional methods of operation.  Flexibility is key as the incumbent will be expected to move to different work assignments as needed.  Incumbent will be expected to learn and perform multiple assignments within this job classification.

 

The Materials Movement Specialist position may be in several departments, and incumbent will be expected to learn and perform multiple assignments within this job classification.   

 

In this position you will:

  • Be certified to operate fork lifts and other power equipment as required. 
  • Transport stock between production departments and warehouse or between shipping and receiving docks and load onto trucks.
  • Prepare materials and supplies for shipment using banding equipment, power saws, power drills, film wrapper and string tie as required.  Responsible for all documentation related to stock movement.
  • Coordinate with paper recycling contractor, metal, or other contractors regarding the pick-up and delivery of storage containers and trailers to support manufacturing workloads.  Performs preventive and scheduled maintenance services on balers and power equipment. 
  • Demonstrate the flexibility and teamwork to positively influence how goals are accomplished with shorter periods of time. 
  • Communicate effectively with outside vendors and other departments.
  • Utilize good safety practices.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience operating fork lifts - experience must be within the past 5 years
  • Ability to frequently move materials weighing 35 pounds and occasionally lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds from the floor
  • Ability to stand and walk approximately 95% of the time
  • Ability to frequently push, pull, twist, bend and reach above shoulder level

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Good math, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to understand the computer and ordering systems and successfully operate both systems
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and to work under pressure to meet deadlines and changing needs. Ability to reorganize and change directions when necessary
  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures for wearing PPE, and handling hazardous chemicals
  • Good planning and organizational skills to set up work area and manage work flow
  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge
  • Understanding and practice of good customer service

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons
  • Must pass certification to operate lift trucks and power lift equipment
  • The warehouse and docks do not maintain direct climate control.
  • This is a warehouse environment that requires wearing appropriate PPE and following operating procedures when working with hazards from equipment, tools, and chemicals. 
  • Required to operate hand powered tools, such as power saws, power drills, etc. 
  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark.

 

This position is located in Leavenworth, Kansas.  Relocation is not provided.

 

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! 

 

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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