Material Handler II

US-CT-Torrington
ID
2017-1564
# of Openings
1

About Our Company

FuelCell Energy is transforming the world’s energy landscape by delivering clean and efficient solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy.  We thrive on innovation as our fuel cell power plants provide answers to some of the industry’s biggest challenges, such as generating a virtually pollutant-free and affordable supply of electric power within cities, reducing carbon emissions from coal and gas-fired power stations, and producing hydrogen for transportation, industry and utility-scale energy storage.  Our unique mission requires a diverse, energetic and creative workforce, and our shared passion for a cleaner energy future is the foundation of our Company’s culture. We take pride in what we have accomplished and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that address energy, environmental and economic challenges for power users and communities world-wide.

 

With SureSource™ installations on three continents and millions of megawatt hours of ultra-clean power produced, FuelCell Energy is a global leader with environmentally responsible power solutions. 

 

Join our team and contribute to a brighter, cleaner energy future.

Responsibilities

We have a great opportunity for a Material Handler II  to join our dynamic, newly expanded logistics group.  The primary responsibility of this position is to support manufacturing operations and other internal customers through advanced material handling techniques, all while providing superior customer service.

 

Specific duties include:

  • Performs the physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and order fulfillment of materials, parts, supplies and equipment.
  • Unloads goods, visually compares goods to packing list, receives against purchase orders, maintains records of received goods and rejects unsatisfactory items.
  • Ensures accuracy of shipments, timely delivery of all shipments and resolves discrepancies according to procedures.
  • Packages and ships outgoing materials according to legal specifications, including shipping documentation and oversight of internal and external transporters.
  • Communicates routinely with customers regarding availability of stock and establishes material routing priorities.
  • Moves heavy items using a forklift or other material handling equipment.
  • Inspects, distributes and stocks materials in inventory warehouse, distribution center and on manufacturing lines.
  • Performs inventory control duties, including cycle counts and physical inventory.
  • Performs other duties as directed by management.

Qualifications

Education:   High School Diploma or GED required.

 

Certifications/Licenses: 

  • Valid Driver’s license is required (CDL not required).
  • Ability to acquire and maintain forklift certification (company provided).
  • Ability to acquire and maintain HAZMAT certification (company provided).

Experience/Skills:  2-4 year’s relevant experience.  Previous material handling/shipping and receiving experience in a high volume and multi-shift manufacturing environment preferred.   Prior forklift operating experience preferred. 

 

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to work when needed and be flexible with daily start/end times to meet the needs of the department.
  • Ability to work overtime including holidays & weekends as needed, including being on call to provide 24/7 service.
  • Ability to climb ladders and utilize mechanical man-lifts.
  • Knowledge of receiving, warehouse and material handling operations, methods and practices including reading, analyzing and interpreting written instructions.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, material handling software (ERP or other) and knowledge of shipping software (UPS/FedEx) desired.
  • Knowledge of Bar Code technology and Electronic Data Interchange a plus.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with all customers, both internally and externally.
  • Qualities that promote teamwork.
  • Flexibility to perform a variety of duties as the need arises.

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Regularly works in a Warehouse environment and operate in a manufacturing environment.
  • Routinely works in and moves throughout a 70,000+ sq. ft. plant and on the outside grounds to perform various tasks.
  • Works both in climate controlled and uncontrolled environments.
  • Be able and willing to wear required personal protective equipment as designated such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hard hats and other PPE as required.
  • Frequently required to lift, push, pull and place manufacturing materials which have a weight of 25 to 50 lbs. with or without assistance. Heavy lifting of up to 2500 lbs. with a forklift or other material handling equipment.
  • Routinely performs tasks that require full range of motion with both hands/arms. Motions include circular, up and down, back and forth, side to side and overhead.
  • Works with and around chemicals, including but not limited to nickel based compounds, adhesives and solvents.
  • Routinely on feet and required to move from area to area within the warehouse for a period of eight (8) hours with designated breaks.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and generous paid leave.

 

FuelCell Energy, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Employment with FCE is subject to pre-employment drug-screen and background investigation.

 

No agency submissions please. Resumes submitted to any FuelCell Energy employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the FuelCell Energy Recruiting team for this position will become the property of FuelCell Energy and no search fees will be paid.

 

FuelCell Energy, Inc. is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all U.S. job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

 

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please send an email with your resume to jobs@fce.com or contact us by calling 203-205-2070. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.

 

NOTE:   This dedicated phone line and email address are designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be acknowledged.  A response to your request may take up to two business days.

 

 

 

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