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Alamo Group Inc. Inmate Material Handler in Leavenworth, Kansas

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs a combination of the following tasks to load, unload, and move material and parts in and around the manufacturing facility. May be responsible for maintaining accuracy of inventory. May be assigned to a specific work center or work centers within the manufacturing operation.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Fills requisitions, work orders, requests for materials or other stock items and distributes items to production workers.

  • Assembles orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or moves orders to packing station, shipping department or trailers.

  • Reads production schedules, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders or requisitions to identify items to be moved, gathered or distributed.

  • Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands together in preparation for movement.

  • Loads and unloads materials to or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves manually, by hoist or forklift.

  • Marks materials with identifying information.

  • Moves materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or other designated areas by hand, hand truck or forklift.

  • Loads materials onto vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined locations.

  • May be assigned additional responsibilities as necessary to support the manufacturing and distribution operations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):

Knowledge and basic understanding of inventory management.

Knowledge of basic warehouse, shipping and receiving operations.

Knowledge of basic math and computer data entry.

Able to perform basic measurements using tape measure and other measuring devices.

Able to operate a forklift and handtruck.

Able to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.

Able to wear personal protective equipment.

Able to work overtime and/or including weekends as production schedules dictate.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED preferred.

Previous experience working in a production environment preferred.

Working Conditions:

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 accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work performed in a non-climate controlled metal manufacturing production environment, with frequent standing, twisting, bending, stooping, and climbing in and around metal fabricated parts. Frequent lifting, pushing or pulling of 40 pounds alone and 100> pounds with assistance. Requires sufficient manual dexterity and visual acuity to identify required parts and operate production equipment (i.e. forklift, handtruck, etc.)

Alamo Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing (where permitted by law).