Material Handler / Industrial Truck Operator
Asheville, NC 
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We are global, we are impacting the lives of millions every day, we are making a difference!

At Amcor we are inspired to change the packaging industry and are taking on the aspirational challenge to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Through our products and global footprint, we are in a unique position to truly make a difference in the packaging space. Our products impact the lives of millions of people across the globe every day from food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other essential products. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.

Will you be next to join our journey towards a more sustainable future?At Amcor we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit.

Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA), a division of Amcor, operates across 35 plantsand employs 9,000 colleagueswithin NorthAmericawith headquarters inChicago, ILand Oshkosh, WI. AFNA makes flexible packaging solutions for food and beverage, healthcare, and home and personal care applications.

Job Description

1. Job Overview

The Material Handler / Industrial Truck Operator (ITO) is responsible for the timely delivery and pick-up of material to the production areas to meet scheduling and production needs. This person is responsible for safe operation of all mobile equipment, organization of raw, WIP, and finished goods materials, and proper data entry into the inventory management system.

2. Job Dimensions

  • This position supports all production operations to optimize output and minimize waste, while maintaining excellent quality and safety standards
  • No Reports

3. Principal Accountabilities

  • Employs safe forklift operation and maneuvering skills to move materials.
  • Completes and properly files neat and accurate paperwork to maintain traceability.
  • Completes housekeeping, tow motor and hoist inspections.
  • Package and wrap Finished Goods to specific Customer requirements
  • Issue and receive raw and sub-assembly material to production floor
  • Provide rollstock and pallets to production floor
  • Assemble, monitor, and weigh production generated scrap gaylords
  • Maintains movement of Work in Process off machines, and pallet IDs as needed.
  • Maintains clean and safe work area.
  • Understands, adheres to, and reinforces EHS policies and directives.
  • Remains alert and responsive to equipment and product problems.
  • Anticipates and reacts productively to changes and handles other tasks as assigned.
  • Seeks and implements improvement activities through teamwork and the CI process.
  • Demonstrates willingness to perform multiple functions within a shift, as production requires.
  • Completes the proper system transactions and distributes appropriate paperwork.
  • Keeps equipment stocked with appropriate material and returns materials to the warehouse.
  • Other duties as assigned.

4. Major challenges & complexities

  • Working with diverse group of co-workers and supporting all departments
  • Working in a fast pace environment

5. Relationships

Internal

  • Shipping/Receiving
  • Co-workers

External

  • Truck drivers
  • Shipping Companies

6. Qualifications/Requirements

6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge and Experience

  • 2 + years forklift experience
  • Computer and Software knowledge
  • Experience working in a warehouse / manufacturing environment

Education and Certifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Fork Lift Operator Certification preferred

6.2 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Behaviours

Job Specific skills and abilities

  • Ability to operate heavy moving machinery safely and efficiently
  • Ability to sit and stand for up to 12 hours per shift
  • Ability to twist, turn or bend to move material up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to push, pull, and lift material up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work load appropriately
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good computer skills / Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work well with others / self-motivated

OurExpectations

We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enable the business to win. We are winning when:

  • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team
  • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation
  • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns
  • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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