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Material Support 2 - Worksurfaces - Hwy 61 - 2nd Shift

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Ames
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION HIRING FOR: LEVEL 2 MATERIAL SUPPORT IILOCATION: HWY 61SHIFT: 2NDJOB DETAILSPosition Summary: In this position, you will primarily perform a variety of material handling functions to stage, load and remove materials no longer needed at the production station or to set up for future production primarily using a lift truck.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow a written or verbal production schedule to evaluate and then meet departmental material and part level needs for production flow.
  • Unloading of raw materials upon arrival to facility including placing in temporary storage or taking directly to the line. Reloading trucks to be returned to supplier.
  • Potentially operate a tugger or similar material handling equipment.
  • Follows pre-established routes to deliver/retrieve parts from the line side store locations using a high degree of safety according to safety rules and regulations.
  • Leads in determining right-sized quantities for Supermarket while incorporating a visual reorder system.
  • Update schedule boards and other communication tools
  • Check/verify status of incomplete buckets or other issues
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities related to parts flow, delivery frequency, presentation, storage and handling within and between the Supermarket and line-side stores.
  • Redistributes incoming parts into right-sized containers for the line side stores.
  • Performs periodic inventory audits. Reports all material shortages.
  • Verifies all received materials to ensure correct shipment was received, signs for and inspects incoming materials.
  • Check and maintain material handling maintenance logs, evaluate the safety of material handling equipment, and participate in required safety training to acquire and maintain material handling certification.
  • Perform quality checks according to standard work.
  • Maintain a work pace that supports production goals.
  • Perform TPM procedures as required on specified equipment, maintain clean work area and follow 6S guidelines.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, while maintaining a positive attitude and approach under pressure
  • Member will be expected to maintain flexibility and will occasionally perform other roles in Level 2 and Level 1.
  • Member may be required to train others in Level 2 and/or Level 1 roles per the Member Training Program
  • Participate in activities as appropriate to ensure the success of the organizationWork Environment/ Physical Conditions:
    • Dust, fumes and noise are commonplace
    • Seasonal fluctuations in temperatures and humidity are expected
    • Stand and/or work for up to 10-hours per day
    • Lift and carry up to 40lbs on a continuous basisWHAT IT TAKESRequired Skills and Abilities:
      • Requires Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point, Email) as well as maneuvering through the internet/intranet sites
      • Verbal and written communication/presentation skills.
      • Ability to interact with many different departments and people in the facility.
      • Demonstrate performance by meeting dead-lines, negotiate arrangements in a business setting, and the ability to work constructively with multiple departments to reach goals and agreement to terms.
      • Ability to read, understand, and execute to standard work
      • Ability to take direction from others
      • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently as needed
      • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, while maintaining a positive attitude and approach
      • Ability to perform high volume repetitive type workExperience Needed:
        • Prior manufacturing and lift truck experience is preferred.
        • Consistent work history and dependabilityEducation and/or Required Training:
          • No prior education or training is required. However, must be able to add, subtract, multiply and/or divide decimals and fractions using a calculator.HNI Corporation -(NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. - The -workplace furnishings segment -is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. - The -residential building products segment -is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020, 2021, and #6 in 2022 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek. -How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. - Check out our CSR Report here: -, equity, and inclusion (DEI), are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. - We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. -Take a look at our DEI goals here: - offer Benefits on Day 1, including a new voluntary benefit, Daily Pay! To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit also invite you to visit us at -to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Ames , Material Support 2 - Worksurfaces - Hwy 61 - 2nd Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Ames, Iowa

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