Material Handler

Location: Waupun, WI, US

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.  

SUMMARY: Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site by performing the following:

• Read routers, and production schedules for product specifications such as dimensions, tolerance, and number of parts to be processed and when. Reads and understands production schedules. Read special instructions as required. Records information for inspection and production using various form, logs and computer systems. Ensures appropriate and timely communication between departments.
• Monitors product for product specification using but not limited to the following types of gages, refractometers, scales, check off sheets and visual aids.
• Verifies equipment including but not limited to proper settings, and speeds, cycle times, and other controls are in conformance to specification by using established standards.
• Operates overhead hoists, forklifts and hand jacks. Loads and unloads various types of containers, which include but are not limited to nylon powder bags, barrels, bins, and bulk packs. Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves. Operates fork lifts and hand jacks, to move convey materials.
• Utilizes data to determine conforming product. Analyzes and monitors scrap and nonconforming parts to aid in determining cause of failure.
• Secures lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination. Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, operates industrial forklift and or electric hoist in loading or moving materials and products.
• Maintains work areas in a neat and orderly fashion.
• Stores articles in bins, on floor or on shelves, according to identifying information such as style, size of type of material.
• Assists all plant departments with delivering/moving various materials on as needed basis.
• Assembles various types of containers, which include but are not limited to boxes and crates.
• Monitors and changes filters for grinding sludge, removes sludge from building to outside dumpsters, with the assistance of one other person. Changes used filter media on a as needed basis, replacing with fresh media.
• Maintains work areas in a neat and orderly fashion.
• Ability to read interprets, and follow all safety rules and regulations while perform operations. • Must meet requirements for Forklift operation and receive certification.

• Accountable for creating a quality product.
• Participates in training to produce a quality product and uses preventative measures to ensure the customer requirements and Tenneco standards are met.
• Comply with legal and other requirements to avoid injury and/or ill health to themselves and others.
• Understands preventative measures and creates a safe environment by having the ability to identify potential emergency situations and reports all incidents to supervisor/ manager.
• Adhere to the facility’s quality, environmental, health and safety policies that are identified by our Management Systems.
• Overtime is required as posted weekly, and may be mandated for this position.
• Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor/management.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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