International Paper Material Handler 2 in WICHITA RECYCLING, Kansas

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Job Title

Material Handler 2

Reports to

Plant Superintendent

Job Purpose

To perform routine material handling for material processing in the facility

Umbrella responsibilities of all employees

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety

  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements

  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment

  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines

  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them

  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analyses (JSAs)

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards

  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.

  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage

  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete daily pre-start forklift maintenance inspection report (or VCR)

  • Assist with sorting, deboxing and moving pallets/materials on the plant floor

  • Load and unload trailers

  • Complete load sheet to accurately record bale count, loading start/stop times for finished goods on outbound shipments

  • Complete and submit load sheet at completion of shipment

  • Follow proper trailer loading and unloading lock-out/tag-out procedure

  • Understand and follow load pattern according to trailer, railcar, bale size and weight variables

  • Assist with removing finished bales and storing in proper location

  • Complete daily weekly monthly PMs for all certified mobile equipment

  • Other duties as assigned

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, steel toed shoes, hard hat

Equipment Operated and Monitored

  • Forklift

  • Skid Steer

  • Hand truck

Tools used

  • N/A

Information collected and exchanged

  • Communicate to dispatch when trailers are completely loaded and/or unloaded including trailer number, door number

  • Communicate with floor lead – maintenance issues, downtime, production issues, unacceptable or non-conforming loads, poor bale quality, errors on supplier tickets versus actual receipts any other issues with material being handled

Training/Registration/License/Certification requirement

  • Forklift training (Must be signed off by Lead or management personnel.)

The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.