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Country:  United States
Location: 

Houston, TX, United States

Location details: 
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Workplace Type:  On-site

Material Handler - Houston, TX

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

 

 

JOB POSITION:  MATERIAL HANDLER

 

What we offer:

 

Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!

 

Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.

 

Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service

 

Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

1. Unload/load materials and deliver to appropriate manufacturing area.

2. Safely move material between departments safely.

3. Performs daily inspections, keeps equipment charged/fueled and monitors fluid levels.

4. Prepare and organize material for upcoming shifts.

5. Establish and maintain communication between departments.

6. Ability to Read Blueprints

7. Utilize forklifts. Various sizes and capacities.

8. Utilize Cranes to safely transport heavy components throughout the Production areas.

9. Rig and lift misc. machine components using chain and web slings.

10. Provide daily updates to supervisor.

 

 

EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent. Must be able to read/write English.

 

EXPERIENCE: 2-4 years’ experience operating forklifts with lifting capacity of 12,000lbs or more. Must have advanced forklift skills. Must be able to address multiple tasks at the same time. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift 60-80 lbs. Excellent organization and time management skills. Team player.

 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional weekends.

 

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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

 

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