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Material Handler - Redmond, WA in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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    Redmond, WA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Directly control the movement and handling of materials. Transferring received materials to the Supermarket and delivering parts from the Supermarket to internal customers in assembly, aftermarket and shipping. Put away, labeling, picking, delivery, cycle counting, and inventory transactions in business system. Use of pallet jacks, hand held RF scanning devices and PCs.  


  • Putting away received materials from accept area to Supermarket shelves, overstock, point-of-use (POU) and other designated locations including performing inventory transactions in business system using RF scanning devices and PCs.
  • Removing all non-critical packaging from parts prior to delivery to production areas a.k.a. ‘de-trashing’.
  • Picking materials, lot labeling, filling Kanbans and performing inventory transactions in business system for production, including other internal and external customers using hand held RF scanning devices and PCs.
  • Delivering parts to production areas in an efficient manner by means of a regularly scheduled route of delivery.
  • Quickly responding to Andon lights to provide materials that are needed immediately.
  • Collecting depleted production Kanbans to refill during picking process in Supermarket.
  • Expediting materials to production areas to prevent line shut downs.
  • Informing Material Coordinator of any parts shortages and maintaining a whiteboard listing of all depleted materials.
  • Performing daily cycle counts of inventory.
  • Actively participating in 5S program and maintaining a clean and organized work area.
  • Training others to the duties and processes established.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.


  • 2+ years of experience in a related materials handling position within a warehouse/distribution environment.
  • Familiarity with computerized manufacturing systems related to material control practices, configuration, engineering change systems, and production process flows.
  • Familiar with concepts of material requirement planning systems (MRP).
  • Basic computer skills with ERP systems, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to safely operate hand powered pallet jacks.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated success in teamwork and cross-functional process development.
  • Effective communication skills.


  • Manufacturing and warehouse environment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds may be required.
  • Class III Medical Device, highly regulated environment.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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