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# of Openings: 1

Exemption: Non-Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

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UCT is looking for a Lead Material Handler to join our team in Chandler, AZ ! Under limited supervision and guidance, performs clerical and manual duties related to the efficient flow of materials into and out of the facility as well as internal distribution. Receives and ships materials and finished goods restocks materials in the stockroom, kits, and issues material to manufacturing. Maintain safe practice at all times. This is a fully trained lead position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help establish and document material handling procedures;
  • Understands the implications of work and recommends solutions;
  • Work closely with manufacturing to provide materials as needed; issue material from the stockroom to manufacturing;
  • May provide guidance to other non-exempt warehouse employees;
  • Maintain correct inventory levels in the stockroom;
  • May determine methods and procedures for new assignments, and adhere to established guidelines;
  • Prepare reports and conduct inventories in the stockroom;
  • Operate forklifts and pallet jacks in a safe manner;
  • Maintain safe practices at all times;
  • Use the inventory database and become proficient in the receiving and stockroom related transactions;
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all vendors and delivery people
  • Comply with all company quality assurance methodologies and goals;
  • Performs other tasks as assigned;
  • May drive company truck and/or forklift.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Works on assignments that require considerable judgment and initiative;
  • Provide oversight to the work of other material handlers as needed to achieve department and company goals
  • Coordinate the movement of material within the stockroom to use space efficiently and effectively
  • Working knowledge of MRP systems, Visual preferred
  • Good computer literacy
  • Good mathematics and written/verbal skills
  • Communicate with other departments as necessary to ensure all goals are achieved

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • APICS coursework/certification a plus
  • Acceptable driver’s record for driving company vehicles (as required)
  • Forklift Certification

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

  • 4 to 6 years of related experience in a variety of roles;
  • Forklift and pallet jack operating experience;

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment.

Work Hours:

  • Standard Office Hours

Physical Demands:

  •  Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull, and grasp.
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers.
  • Ability to sit or stand for sustained periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Prolonged standing and bending intermittently during work hours.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers to type.
  • Ability to sit or stand for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks.
  • Close vision required.

Environmental Exposure:

  • Subject to noise levels.
  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions
  • May involve exposure to noise hazard areas.
  • Subject to hazards including electrical current, moving mechanical parts and exposure to chemicals.
  • Subject to hazards, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat, or exposure to chemicals.
  • Subject to noise levels
  • Subject to hazards including working on ladders.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

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