Basic Material Handler

Website Keymark Corporation

This job description incorporates many job functions within the Casthouse, such as, Forklift operation, Industrial saw operation, lifting up to 50 lbs. overhead, housekeeping of many areas within the department, and operating other industrial machinery.

  • Material handling and movement is a large portion of this job.
  • Using specified Personal Protective Equipment for each job task is mandatory.
  • Each employee is required to maintain a clean work environment.
  • Select jobs will require basic arithmetic skills and basic literacy competence.
  • The Casthouse is not climate controlled; therefore, it can get very warm and cold depending on the time of year. Employees must be prepared for this.
  • A good work ethic, excellent attendance and punctuality, along with a positive cooperative attitude are required.
  • 12 hour shifts are customary for both day shift and night shift. 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM and 6:00 PM – 6AM. The department is operated 24/7.
  • Breaks and meal periods are as follows: 10 minute break approximately one quarter of the way through the shift. Paid 20 minute lunch/dinner approximately halfway through the shift. 15 minute break approximately three quarters through the shift. Break times and lunch/dinner times are not set and some flexibility is necessary.
  • The personnel schedule is rotating which includes working every other weekend. The base schedule is 36 hours one week, and 48 hours the following week. This will alternate. Personnel schedules and overtime can fluctuate depending on workload; therefore, flexibility is required of all employees.
  • The Casthouse is a serious work environment that requires complete focus, attention to detail, and the ability to follow instructions well. Following procedure and maintaining an accident free work environment is our #1 priority, and this is enforced.
  • Crewmembers are expected at all times to assist each other and work as a team whenever necessary. This is a team oriented environment.

The above job description is not intended to be all encompassing and the company reserves the right to change, modify, amend, or delete any policy/procedures at their sole discretion.

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