Generac Power Systems

  • Material Handler II

    Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 5:07 PM)
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our distribution center in Janesville, Wi is seeking a Material Handler II.


    The Material Handler II will be responsible for all material handling needs, primarily picking warehoused parts and delivering to assembly areas to ensure efficient production. Work closely with production lines to ensure full utilization of people, materials, and equipment to meet customer demand. The Material Handler will be required to achieve company standards for safety, quality, and productivity. This position reports directly to Materials Manager or Supervisor.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
    • Works under general supervision on a wide range of assignments that require a substantial knowledge of the discipline or function. Follows established procedures, processes, or policies, but is expected to use judgment in resolving issues or recommending solutions. May participate in project teams or lead portions of projects.
    • Has a thorough knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and processes in the applicable discipline and has a working knowledge of related fields.
    • Provides resolutions from basic to moderately complex problems. Exercises judgment within procedures and practices in selecting methods and techniques for arriving at solutions.
    • Contacts are typically with the supervisor and other members of the team or immediate organization but may be outside of this in order to complete the assignment. May represent the team on projects and interface with customers. Impacts of errors normally have implications requiring additional resources.
    • Maintain fork lift daily inspections
    • Maintain stock area
    • Accepts responsibility for own actions, follows through on commitments.                                                                                                                                                                  Participate in team meets and exchange job related information


    Basic Qualifications:


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • 2-4 years’ experience.


    Additional Qualifications:


    • Operate a forklift or other equipment to transport materials within the factory
    • Practice safe working habits, following safety guidelines to operation and support of company initiatives
    • Enter/maintain/transact materials in Generac ERP
    • Ability to identify and resolve basic problems
    • Ability to effectively work in a team environment.
    • Models positive and professional work ethics.
    • Effective communication skills
    • Provide solutions for optimum material flow from HUB (if applicable) to and from inventory storage areas including supermarkets to lineside.  May also include flow of materials from receiving to shipping.
    • Must be effectively cross-trained on multiple operations.
    • Ability to use advanced troubleshooting within the materials environment
    • Expected to train other employees in established processes
    • Contributes to improving processes, lead times, through-put and cost.
    • Problem solving skills and interfacing with other departments.
    • Strong communication skills


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Basic problem solving knowledge.
    • Ability to perform basic reading, writing, and math functions.
    • Intermediate PC knowledge
    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy




    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.  Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies


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