Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Material Handler

    Job Location US-TX-Mansfield
    Posted Date 1 week ago(9/12/2019 8:34 AM)
    501 Easy Drive
  • Overview

    Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.



    As a Material Handler, you will be responsible for performing functions required to transport manufactured material flow inter and intraplant including purchased components and outside vendor operations.   Maintain and update various computer and manual systems to ensure the timely delivery of manufactured product, accurate count of inventory, and effective utilization of the Kanban program.  Must be highly proficient with computer systems and qualified to safely operate powered industrial trucks and equ

    1. Operate material handling equipment (i.e. forklift, pallet jack, etc.) in order to move pallets of product for all departments.

    2. Assist other departments when needed by picking and packing customer orders based on daily pick plan or advanced orders through use of RF Scanner.
    3. Follow all safety policies and procedures.
    4. Follow Six Sigma lean manufacturing standards to keep work area clean and safe from hazards.

    5. Perform all other duties as assigned.





    Qualified candidates will hold a High School diploma or GED, and have at least 1 year of related work experience in a manufacturing environment (powered industrial truck operation preferred); Basic math skills; must be able to read, write, speak and understand basic English.; Ability to use email and Microsoft office; effective communication skills (ability to communicate with team members and outside vendors through verbal and written form); Active learning skills (ability to learn, problem solve, and make decisions per work instructions and documents);  Ideal candidates will also have the ability to update data and navigate through material requirements planning software and supply chain software such as production reporting, inventory location/cycle count software, etc.


    Physical Demand Requirements:

    • Sitting, Standing, Walking up to 10 hours per day (can rotate)
    • Bending/twisting neck, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Bending/twisting waist, up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Hand movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
    • Arm movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
    • Pushing/pulling weight (assisted), up to 2 hours per day (interruptive)
    • Lifting weight, up to 35 lbs. up to 8 hours per day (frequently)
    • Lifting weight, up to 75 lbs. occassionally (assisted team lift)



    DISCLAIMER: This position may include exposure to radio frequencies that may be dangerous to individuals with a pacemaker, consult with your doctor.



    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.






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