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Materials Handler

Company: Illinois Tool Works
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Hobart is a part of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company that is a recognized leader among commercial food equipment worldwide. The Hobart Weigh Wrap manufacturing facility located in Hillsboro, OH, is seeking a qualified Material Handler (MRD Specialist). At Hobart, different perspectives are valued, and everyone's ideas are welcome. We maintain a diverse and inclusive culture. The selected candidate will be responsible for performing various tasks related to the materials function of the business.

Job Description

Responsibilities (80% Core Essential Functions)

  • Placement of PO's for specified parts, including C-item and inventory, review of exception reports to assist with notification and/or delivery of incoming product to production lines, materials group, production supervisors, etc.
  • Inventory maintenance responsibility up to/including system updates for cycle counting and reporting, also assisting with cycle counting issues to troubleshoot root cause, resolution and alleviation of future occurrences, collaborate with Materials for Kan Ban set-up including creation and maintenance of cards, setting up bins and stocking areas, may assist with back-flushing inventory or updating records upon shipping
  • Attention to detail - ensure materials are delivered and put away in correct areas, ensure accuracy in shipping documentation, ensure entries to Vantage & Epicor or other inventory functions are updated correctly, understands the correlation between inventory entry and financial impact, discovers or anticipates issues and communicates appropriately
  • Coordinates all service orders, including entering sales order, notifying line supervisors and materials as required for manufactured parts and/or large orders that could impact plant production, keying of inventory, either inventory transfer or kan ban receipt, and packaging for shipment
  • Adherence to safety standards including, but not limited to, forklift inspection/maintenance, work-area housekeeping, and safe loading/unloading of semi- trailers and storage racks

Responsibilities (20% Department-specific Core Essential Functions)

  • Familiar with RMA process, rejects damaged items, documents. Assist with DMR/RA processes for all defective parts or equipment for replacement or credit including the facilitation of returning parts to the supplier
  • Communicates effectively/ utilizes teamwork with appropriate cross-functional personnel, including management, accounting, purchasing, assembly, engineering, customer service, service, warehouse, etc. May communicate with outside vendors in person, over the phone or via email for purposes related to materials including expediting and problem/issue resolution
  • Audit incoming materials as required for correct piece counts per requirements, inspect materials if applicable, involve engineering when necessary
  • Prepare and expedite shipments, warehouse or direct, including banding/ shrink wrapping, creating bills of lading, preparing and affixing shipping labels if required, entry of shipping data into applicable computer system (Vantage, Epicor, UPS Software)
  • File and maintain all required documents, understand document retention requirements and disposition
  • Assist/train other employees in understanding the Kan Ban and MRD processes
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout workday
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School/Vocational School Diploma or GED required


  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adjust workflow based on business needs
  • Flexibility with schedule to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of parts/application for use
  • Basic math/measuring skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Vantage/ Epicor experience/ knowledge, UPS shipping software knowledge
  • Forklift certification
  • Understanding of MRD application and Kan Ban/ 2 bin system and differentiation of expense items compared to inventory parts, cycle counting procedures

Additional Information

  • Manufacturing, non-air conditioned environment.
  • PPE required: Steel toe shoes and eye protection. Based on job duties the following PPE could be required: Ear protection, gloves, sleeves, or other.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and arms and walk frequently.

Pre-employment screenings performed (which includes background checks and drug screening)

ITW Food Equipment Group is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

ITW Food Equipment Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please contact Human Resources at 937-840-5101 to request assistance

ll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Illinois Tool Works, Hillsboro , Materials Handler, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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