Job Description

TPG- Materials Expediter (Miami Lakes, FL)

Department: Manufacturing Overhead

Job Description

Job Title:               MATERIAL EXPEDITER

Department/Location: Materials/Planning

Reports To: Materials Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

Position Summary: Maintain the flow of materials to production to prevent stock-outs. Distribute materials to the appropriate areas in the production floor. Collect and dispose of the trash generated in the production floor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Transport materials from the warehouse and other locations, as required, to the production floor;

·         Distribute materials to the specific production areas where they are used;

·         Work with Planners and expedite Production orders through the shop, from Receiving to Finishing;

·         Follow up on materials shortages;

·         Ensure that Production lines do not run out of materials;

·         Coordinate materials flow through all areas;

·         Interact with Purchasing, QC, Warehouse and Manufacturing, to ensure that orders are completed on time;

·         Comply with safety rules and comply with requirements of safety programs applicable to the tasks being carried out, to include use of Personal Protective Equipment;

·         Report defective materials or nonconforming product as required;

·         Assist in the production area as required; and

·         Participate on Production meetings.

Qualifications/requirements: Fluent in the English language, in both oral and written form, required; bilingual in the Spanish language preferred.

Must be capable of successfully completing the company’s forklift certification program within 30 days of placement. Must be qualified to drive the company truck (for transportation among buildings only).

 

other Qualifications/requirements: Ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

 

Ability to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards.

 

May be required to work daily overtime and occasional weekends.

 

Compliance with all personnel policies

 

This position requires use of and access to information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  Accordingly, all Material Expediters must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Temporary Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here 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.

 

Regularly required to stand, and move about the facility. Regularly required to perform physical work with hands during entire shift. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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.

Work usually performed in a production floor. May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the assembly process. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, unless otherwise noted by safety signage.

 

Education/Training/Experience: High School level knowledge is required or an equivalent thereof. Experience in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment preferred.

Job Type
Full Time