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Material Handler II - Manufacturing Floater -1st Shift
Company: Hach
Location: Ames, IA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/17/2022
Expire Date: 02/16/2022
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Manufacturing and Production, Purchasing, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Material Handler II - Manufacturing Floater -1st Shift

POSITION SUMMARY: The Material Handler -Manufacturing Floater role is critical to multiple department success to ensure quality, safety and on time delivery metrics are satisfied. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of inventory counts, product put away and assist Planners to ensure proper stock levels.


Department: Manufacturing and Operations

Hours: 6:30am-3:00pm Monday through Friday

  • Will support Powders, Solutions, Test Strips and Micro.
  • Processes customer returns.
  • Issues, addresses and responds to materialnon-conformance/GCSsas required.
  • Communicates with Buyer(s) if materials arrive in suspect condition. Must use good judgment to determine if materials should be refused due to damage.
  • Serves as a backup for buyers/planners as needed.
  • Prepares customer replacement parts and repack parts.
  • Prepares materials and delivers materials to designated locations through the use of manual or powered equipment.
  • Receives/Transacts all raw materials, parts, and/or finished goods. Verifies versus pack lists/truck bills and/or work orders for accuracy.
  • Enters appropriate information into Lot Tracking System (LOTS) to maintain quality records and traceability
  • Performs Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) transactions as directed by planner/manager.
  • Inspects material for conformance to standards. Inspects for visible damage to materials.
  • Displays received materials in such a fashion that control and placement of materials by others can be done efficiently and safely.
  • Performs cycle count duties for assigned inventory items
  • Reconciles inventory discrepancies. Will work with Inventory Control to correct inventory discrepancies.
  • Prepares periodic inventory accuracy reports as required.
  • Keeps work area neat and orderly.
  • Completes daily reports, audits and cell boards.
  • Works with Planner/manager to ensure proper order management and planning to meet quality and On-Time Delivery.
  • Executes Kan-Ban and DMP processes in work cell.
  • Responsible for Material presentation, Kan-Ban management, and 5S.
  • May be required to review all part shortages in the cell, place on expedite if needed, and turn in hot ticket to receiving the day the part is due.
  • May be required to gather P/N label requirements from each cell, produce labels, and return to the cell

Other Non Essential Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Inventory Management experience preferred (i.e., inventory transactions, cycle counting, & material handling).
  • 2-4 years material handling or equivalent experience required
  • Must have basic math skills
  • Computer and keyboard experience required.
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy for counting parts, inspecting parts and solving inventory problems.
  • Must be able to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Must have strong understanding of ERP and transactional processes
  • Must have a good working knowledge of Kan-Ban and DMP processes.
  • Requires associate to pass fork truck driving test
  • Ability to maintain good driving record.


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee isfrequentlyrequired to reach with hands and arms. The employee isconstantlyrequired to stand/or sit( select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee isfrequentlyrequired to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The Loveland facility requires continuous standing for duration of the shift.

The employee mustfrequentlylift, carry, push or pull up to50 poundsand/oroccasionallylift, carry, push or pull up to20 pounds.

Specific vision abilitiesrequiredby this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Must safely operate material handling equipment (ie: fork lifts and fork trucks).


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employeemaybe subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment isoccasionallyloud.

Employees will berequiredto wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whichmayinclude: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lensesmay notbe allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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