Garmin Material Handler Floor Operations - 1st Shift in Olathe, Kansas
Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.
It’s all about variety when you’re a material handler. You’ll load and unload, of course, but you’ll also use a computerized system to track and locate orders and inventory. Mix it up by preparing shipping documents and handling customer orders. Our warehouse is safe and clean because we all work together to maintain our high quality standards.
We are looking for a full time Material Handler - Floor Operations at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. Garmin’s Material Handlers work to issue and transact material requested through material withdrawal forms as well as receive, transact and sort inbound material. You will pull and audit materials as required for KANBAN, shop order, move order or sales order requirements and replenish material into primary picking locations while maintaining responsibility for following departmental procedures including FIFO and LIFO policies, ESD guidelines for static sensitive materials and complying with Garmin’s Attendance Policy. Other essential functions also include:
Pack materials to ensure adequately delivery to internal and external customers
Responsible to perform cycle counts as required
Ability to operate RF device to transact and move material
Must meet quality and productivity metrics
Perform housekeeping tasks to maintain a safe work environment
Comply with all safety standards and policies
Ability to accept responsibility for work assignments and job duties and to be held accountable for their successful completion
Ability to work variable and flexible hours including overtime.
Garmin Material Handlers will also cross train to learn other material handler functions and may operate one or two pieces of powered industrial equipment such as a dock stocker or powered pallet jack.
Qualified candidates for this role will possess a High School Diploma or GED. Candidates should also have the ability to bend, twist and lift up to 55 pounds while using safe lifting techniques, stand for an entire shift and walk long distances throughout the facility. Other requirements include the ability to read, write, speak English and understand basic math concepts, have strong experience and aptitude with computers, plus the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks. Candidates must be detail-oriented and have the ability to maintain accuracy in a fast paced environment and possess demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Desirable qualifications include:
Previous warehouse or related experience
Database experience preferred including Microsoft Excel and Access
Previous Oracle or SAP Experience
Experience with UPS, FedEx, Endicia or similar shipping software
Previous International compliance experience including Denide Party List (DPL) screening
Demonstrated application of lean practices
Due to the amount of resources and expense exhausted in training for this position, a minimum of one year from the start of this position will be required before an associate is eligible for a job transfer.
Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their well-being and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family’s preferences. In addition, Garmin’s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from well-being initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.
Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.