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Material Handler Lead (Equipment Yard) – Oshkosh, WI

Dept: Equipment Yard
Location: Oshkosh, WI
Overview: Based out of the Oshkosh Equipment Yard, the Lead Material Handler contributes to the overall success of CR Meyer and its customers by performing material handling duties at the Oshkosh Equipment Yard in the receiving area. Oversees a team of material handlers that are responsible for receiving, inspecting, testing and other handling of all equipment, tools and supplies coming from construction job sites.

Essential Functions:

  • Unloads equipment, tools and supplies being received from completed jobs.
  • Examines and tests all equipment, tools and supplies to determine if repairs are needed.
  • Forwards items to the appropriate location for repairs, depending on what is needed.
  • Prepares items for storage after completing inspections, following storage and inventory guidelines.
  • Moves equipment around the warehouse and lot as needed.
  • Operates a forklift, material handling equipment and other power tools in a safe manner.
  • Responsible for onboarding and training all new material handlers within the receiving area.
  • Acts as a first point of contact for team members with questions.
  • Conducts daily huddles with the designated material handling team to promote communication, ensure smooth operations and continually build employee engagement.
  • With the guidance of the Yard Manager, contributes to staffing decisions and duties including, but not limited to, interviewing and hiring, onboarding, training, performance review, coaching and corrective actions.
  • Leads by personal example and is a strong advocate for the CR Meyer Mission-Vision-Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Works cooperatively with other departments at the equipment yard to ensure goals and expectations are met in a timely, effective manner.
  • Ensures that the receiving area meets all expectations in relation to safety, policy adherence, timely completion of work, quality, etc. Works with the Yard Manager on addressing any areas requiring attention.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and safe work area.
  • Wears all assigned PPE and observes CR Meyer safety guidelines at all times.
  • Due to customer service demands, regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • Completes all related paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Represents the CR Meyer brand in a positive, professional manner at all times.
  • May be called upon to occasionally operate a vehicle to run routine errands.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • One to three years of experience in a warehouse setting required, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Previous experience leading a team preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Familiarity with heavy equipment operation preferred.
  • Ability to complete all CR Meyer training and perform job duties within safety guidelines required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurable driving history and ability to operate a motor vehicle following all traffic laws and safe, courteous driving habits.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and comply with CR Meyer’s Drug & Alcohol Policy and Program required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurable driving history and ability to operate a motor vehicle following all traffic laws and safe, courteous driving habits.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

 

When it comes to safety and quality, data is important, but the true measurement comes down to attitude, respect, willingness to cooperate, acknowledgement of achievements and pride in a job well performed. Thank you!
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