Material Handler II

La Mirada, California, United States Full-time

Makita is a worldwide leader in the professional power tool industry. Over the past 100 years we've built a reputation for using the finest raw materials, the most advanced manufacturing equipment, and the most rigorous quality testing in the industry. Headquartered in La Mirada, CA, Makita U.S.A, with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Buford, Georgia, has been bringing Makita's best-in-class engineering advantage to professional power tool users in America since 1970.

 

JOB SUMMARY
Performs a wide range of forklift duties to include but not be limited to loading and unloading trailers, putaway, replenishment, pallet picking, returns, and use of RP WMS desktop applications. All responsibilities are carried out in a safe manner with the goal of providing customer satisfaction to our internal and external customers, consistent with Makita’s company values. Performs routine manual work and performs related duties as required or assigned; electric Walkie Riders, stand-up and sit-down counterbalanced trucks and stock chasers are utilized.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  Outbound

  • Demonstrates the ability to use RP WMS and RF gun.
  • Ability to use necessary RP WMS desktop applications.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of electric Walkie riders, stand-up and sit-down counterbalanced trucks and stock chasers.
  • Ability to perform all types of order picking including cluster or mezzanine picking, list picking, and pallet picking.
  • Ability to load and process LTL and TL shipments.
  • Ability to assist in multiple areas of the warehouse.
  • Maintains neat, orderly, clean and safe work areas; this can and will include sweeping, dusting, trash disposal and other miscellaneous sanitation duties as assigned.
  • Ability to perform cycle counts and assist with physical inventory.
  • Complies with all safety, customer compliance, and security procedures.
  • Focuses on satisfying both internal and external customers as efficiently as possible with a goal of 100% performance level
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work load requirements.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned by management.

  Inbound

  • Demonstrates the ability to use RP WMS and RF gun.
  • Ability to use necessary RP WMS desktop applications.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of electric Walkie riders, stand-up and sit-down counterbalanced trucks and stock chasers.
  • Ability to perform line replenishment, truck unloading, and all types of putaway.
  • Ability to assist in multiple areas of the warehouse.
  • Ability to perform basic receiving of goods into the inventory.
  • Maintains neat, orderly, clean and safe work areas; this can and will include sweeping, dusting, trash disposal and other miscellaneous sanitation duties as assigned.
  • Ability to perform cycle counts and assist with physical inventory.
  • Complies with all safety, customer compliance, and security procedures.
  • Focuses on satisfying both internal and external customers as efficiently as possible with a goal of 100% performance level
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work load requirements.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned by management.

 

REQUIRED JOB COMPETENCIES

  • Team skills: ability to work in other departments as needed based on workload and manpower needs.
  • Communication skills: ability to work and communicate with peers and management.
  • Ability to operate all powered material handling equipment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use RP WMS and RF gun proficiently.
  • Ability to follow instructions and follow through of those instructions.
  • Ability to manage time to complete the assigned work.

 

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • 2 years minimum of warehouse experience or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English.
  • High school or equivalent.
  • Experience driving electric Walkie riders, stand-up and sit-down counterbalanced trucks, stock chasers, pallet weigh scale and pallet stretch wrapper.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • May be subject to overtime as required, weekends or irregular hours.
  • Requires the ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop or reach for extended time.
  • Requires the ability to lift, push, pull, items up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to work in an environment that is sometimes hot or cold, and subject to occasional load noises and / or hazardous conditions

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
  • Education Reimbursement