Material Handler

  • Job Reference: DRW-3599
  • Date Posted: 26 December 2019
  • Recruiter: Smith & Wesson
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  • Location: Deep River, CT
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Firearms Industry Jobs
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for identifying, preparing, and supplying materials for production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Read production schedule and Materials notebook to anticipate production needs
  • Identify and locate materials
  • Prepare materials including blending, coloring, drying, etc.
  • Bring materials to presses at start of jobs and periodically thereafter to keep presses running
  • Clean up material spills at presses and materials staging area
  • Return unused materials to proper containers and to the warehouse staging area
  • Properly maintain/clean dryers, grinders, mixing equipment
  • Ensure materials equipment is in good working order; fill out RFM
  • Identify, locate, and retrieve tooling from tool storage area as needed
  • Break operators as needed
  • General housekeeping as needed
  • Other projects as directed by supervisor or management
NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. The duties and responsibilities listed above may be changed or supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of one year injection molding experience
  • Familiar with use and operation of all materials equipment
  • Safely operate a fork truck
  • Ability to move materials manually and carry them up a ladder / into press hopper
  • Ability to read and interpret schedules and materials instructions
  • Basic math skills, able to use scales and calculate formulations
  • Continuous improvement, positive / can-do attitude
  • Strong commitment to quality, productivity and team performance in the workplace
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be Fluent in English