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Kimber is seeking applicants for pre-employment training for Material Technicians located at their new site in Troy, Alabama. Kimber Mfg., Inc., an American company, is one of the world’s largest designers and manufacturers of premium firearms for individual, sporting, law enforcement and military markets.

 


MATERIALS TECHNICIAN

PAY: $12.50 PER HOUR

$13 PER HOUR AFTER 90 DAYS


POSITION SUMMARY:

  • The Materials Technician is a key factory staff member responsible for providing required material needed to meet production goals as well as maintain the accuracy of inventory records in the ERP system that support the Shipping and Warehouse departments within Kimber Manufacturing. The Materials Technician will work in concert with cross-functional teams and other departments to provide support in achieving quality goals defined and established by upper management. 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fill material requests by picking parts from the warehouse and moving them to assigned location 
  • Move non-conforming parts to proper holding area 
  • Maintain control and inventory accuracy of serialized product 
  • Ensure material is properly tagged and adjustments are made as needed 
  • Maintain accuracy of the parts inventory records by entering inventory transactions in the ERP system and performing and reconciling cycle counts 
  • Expedite parts from Production, Purchasing, QC and other Kimber Warehouses 
  • Work with Planning, Engineering and QC to control inventory for ECNs, testing and recalls 
  • This position works with internal contacts in order to accomplish the objective such as Assembly, Compliance, Engineering, Inventory Control, Planning, Production, Purchasing, QC and Warehouse 
  • Housekeeping duties include all forms of shipping and warehouse cleanup but not limited to waste, wood, general refuse disposal, wiping, wet and dry cleaning, sweeping and/or mopping inside and outside 
  • Ability to learn and operate hand truck, cart, dollies, forklift, “man-up” order-picker, to transport stored items from warehouse to plant or to pick up items from several locations for shipment 
  • Efficiently and effectively communicate and notify supervisor all matters that affect productivity
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (word and excel) 
  • Trouble shoot various problems and develop corrective action to prevent re-occurrence 
  • Adhere and monitor SOP 
  • Understand/ learn the nature and functionality of the products being handled 
  • Must be able to accurately input all required data into the manufacturing database 
  • Complete other duties as assigned by manager

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

Required: 
- High School Diploma or GED 
Preferred: 
- Vocational/Technical Degree 
- Material Handling Equipment Certification
- Computer/Software proficiency 
- Lean manufacturing experience
  • Proper material handling and inventory control in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to successfully work in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Maintain accurate cycle counting 
  • Experience performing computerized inventory transactions 
  • Cross functional team builder/player with high levels of professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm 
  • Must be able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast work environment that has the potential to change due to regulatory and business needs 
  • Need to be detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to multi-task 
  • Experience working independently with little supervision 
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as consistent accountability and probability. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Required knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word using MS Windows platform. MS PowerPoint and MS Access experience is a plus. Familiarity utilizing email, ERP and Computerized Inventory System.

BENEFITS:

Kimber Mfg., Inc. offers an attractive compensation and benefits package: benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, paid time off, and a 401(k) savings plan.


TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the "APPLY" button below:





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