Production Material Handler I - 1st shift in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Using SAP to create work orders and releases it to production. Verifies and issues materials to production. Sets up and replenishes Kanban bins in supermarket and pulls materials for production. Closes out work orders in SAP.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker, Quality Manual and its governing regulations.
  • Receiving of production and non-production deliveries in compliance with operational procedures.
  • Warehouse management of all raw materials and subassemblies inventories.
  • Maintain control and update of all Min/Max Reorder Point items.  Submit purchase requirements in a timely manner to meet production requirements.
  • Perform excess and obsolete material analysis as necessary. 
  • Demonstrate initiative and effective problem solving skills while executing assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintain material availability to the production area in compliance with operational procedures.
  • Interfacing with Buying/Planning and Receiving Inspection to facilitate the flow of materials.  Expedite material requirements as necessary to meet production needs.
  • Perform cycle counts per documented cycle count program.  Performs research to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner and improve overall accuracy.
  • Participate as a key contact in all internal and external audits of assigned work areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. routinely.
  • Ability to travel long distance on occasion (<5%). Some short-distance travel may be required to support another building within the SLC area (<10-15%).
  • Ability to perform tasks while standing/moving for long periods.

Qualifications and Work Experience Required:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Materials transaction activities and Kanban system.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Material Control software, MS Office, Outlook, etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to accomplish tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Basic skills - Ability to read and follow SOP, basic reading, computer skills and math skills.
  • Must have good communication skills, a customer service orientation, self-motivated, very organized, enthusiastic, detail oriented, resourceful, willing and able to work long hours (including overtime as required), and possess a sense of urgency.

Education and Special Training:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Verbal and written English language skills.
  • Some college and/or APICS classes a plus (not required).

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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