Warehouse Material Handler I

Beaverton, OR

Warehouse Material Handler I - Warehouse Team

Who You Are

You are a team player who works hard, while still being able to enjoy both your work and your team. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, while your attention to detail makes you stand out in a crowd. You know how to get the job done and are always thinking of ways to improve it. You are open to input from others and are always willing to help out wherever you are needed. 

Must Haves

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Good attendance and ability to be punctual
  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
  • A valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record and familiarity driving box truck
  • Ability to become certified or previous certification as a forklift operator
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Traits for Success

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to foster working relationships while building trust with peers
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Self-motivated

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One year related experience and/or training
  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems
  • Familiarity with email, word processing and spreadsheet databases

About the Warehouse Team

Our Warehouse Team is a flexible group that works cohesively towards a common goal, creates a positive working atmosphere, and supports each other to combine individual strengths in order to enhance overall team performance.

The team excels at what they do, especially during peak times. During the spring and summer months we may expand our team through seasonal workers. The team takes pride in training and assisting seasonal workers to ensure that everyone has every possible opportunity to succeed.

The team does a great job of being flexible and helping out wherever the need is the greatest. They are proud of their broad knowledge of the many tasks that are performed in the department and have the ability to rotate and work throughout the area.

The team is a hardworking, self-motivated, and effective group that enjoys having fun along the way.

About Vernier

Founded in 1981, Vernier pioneers award-winning interfaces, sensors, software, and curriculum to transform how educators teach science and how students collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data. Vernier is registered as an Oregon Benefit Company. We have also been on the list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Oregon for over 20 years. Being on this list means that we are serious about our commitment to providing employees with a positive, professional, and fun work environment.

What we can offer you

In addition to an amazing company culture, Vernier offers competitive pay, profit sharing, a generous employer contribution into your 401(k) retirement account, and exceptional benefits. We have an onsite fitness center, private shower facilities, and an indoor bike storage room. Vernier is located next to the Millikan Way MAX line, and we provide an employer-paid commuter benefit to all eligible employees. We also offer training opportunities, tuition assistance, paid volunteer time, a generous PTO (paid time off) plan, along with paid sabbaticals.


Job Title: Warehouse Material Handler I

Department: Warehouse

Reports To: Warehouse/Facilities Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


SUMMARY

Responsible for performing a variety of inventory and materials related duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists with keeping the warehouse clean and organized, to include putting products and equipment away in proper location, and sorting recyclables to minimize solid waste.
  • Perform daily transactions in the E21 MRP system. Must have a working knowledge of MRP and fundamental inventory control procedures and best practices.
  • Maintains First In, First Out (FIFO) in warehouse and stockroom for raw materials, sub-assemblies, finished product and packaging.
  • Fulfills parts requests from throughout the company as needed.
  • Daily coordination and frequent communication with the Production, Purchasing, Shipping and Warehouse teams to remain up-to-date on priority and schedule changes
  • Responsible for coordinating the efficient flow of material and maintaining established inventory levels between multiple warehouse, stockroom and finished goods locations as well as production.
  • Communicates with appropriate departments regarding incoming material quantity discrepancies, production kits or other parts related shortages/overages.
  • May receive goods physically and in E21 following established procedures.
  • May be responsible for completing kit or Inter Company Transfers (ICT) pull duties in support of production, CM's or the stockroom.
  • May be responsible for delivery of material between warehouse and main building.
  • May be responsible for completing daily modification of production materials (“drill”).
  • May assist with return of discrepant material from vendors and internal, following the applicable return procedure for each part.
  • Maintain stock of pre-bagged parts or pre-counted carton bundles at optimum level for pulling daily kits or ICTs.
  • May perform inventory and cycle counts as requested. May be assigned special inventory-related projects.
  • Provides stellar customer service by maintaining professional working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance in accordance with scheduled work hours.
  • Works under limited supervision. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of independent judgment and creativity is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are an essential job function.
  • Effective at working in a team environment. Shares information with others; listens and responds appropriately.
  • Ability to stand for long periods, regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Accuracy in counting, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with MRP/ERP systems, preferably E21, for processing work orders and inventory transactions.
  • Familiarity with email, word processing and spreadsheet databases.
  • Ability to use standard warehouse equipment such as, but not limited to, hand truck, cart, or pallet jack.
  • May drive company truck. A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record are required.
  • May operate forklift. Successful completion of certification program is required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. It is mandatory that the individual be able to work well in a team environment. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 1 to 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods through out the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist orLifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in atypical office environment.

The noise level in the work environment is typical of a warehouse environment. 

Vernier Software & Technology is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.