Material Handling Associate

Location: 8300 Lane Drive, Watervliet
Position Type: Full-Time
Hourly/Salary: Hourly

Summary: Perform stocking, replenishment, put-away, consolidation, and bin maintenance functions of product using I-Pod device and material handling equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have knowledge of and comply with the policies and procedures contained in the Lane Automotive handbook.
  • Perform put away functions of product as directed by I-Pod device. Verify counts and locations through I-Pod device.
  • Handle errors and communicate them to Material Handling Lead/Manager so that paperwork and product is handled correctly, completely, and promptly.
  • Stock product within storage locations in a neat and orderly manner to avoid damage and/or lost products.
  • Rotate stock as needed to ensure FIFO (first in, first out) rules are utilized.
  • Perform replenishments to prime and non-prime bin locations as directed by I-Pod device. Replenishments are zone to zone and between facilities.
  • Consolidate product to maximize space utilization based on generated reports.
  • Keep area clean of debris and product by handling housekeeping issues in a prompt fashion. Manage pallet and corrugated scrap.
  • Assist with product storage profiling projects. Re-slot based on reports generated by Inventory Control or Material Handling Department.
  • Perform routine cycle counts.
  • Provide picking/packing assistance as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education/Skills: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) with related ability to acquire and utilize computer technology. Minimum one year of experience in an industrial or commercial environment.

Certificates, License, Registration: Power industrial truck licensed. Valid driver's license for moving product between buildings.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively through speaking, listening, and writing
  • Work in a team-oriented fashion as well as independently
  • Keep manager abreast of department activity
  • Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software
  • Use problem solving skills and sound judgment in the dispatch of duties
  • Adapt to frequent changes in the work environment
  • Use equipment and materials properly
  • Practice safe work habits


Physical Demands:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to reach with arms and hands, stand, twist, bend, walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee is frequently required to work extended time beyond an eight-hour shift/40-hour week including shift rotation and weekends.

**Climbing of stairs**


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