Warehouse Material Handler - 3rd shift

US-MI-Grand Rapids
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Company Overview:

Custom Profile, named Best Places to Work in 2015, is a privately held manufacturer of plastic extruded products with over $36 million in annual sales and 225 employees at its locations in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Juarez, Mexico.  The company is an industry leader in the profile extrusion industry, currently ranked 78th on the list of largest plastic extruders across all market segments for 2016, up from 82nd on the list in 2015.   The company is looking to grow organically and acquisitively with plans of $50+ million revenue in the next 3-5 years.  Founded in 1992, Custom Profile has enjoyed consistent annual growth in its revenues and earnings in 22 of its 24 years in operation.  Custom Profile boasts a blue chip customer base, including Herman Miller, Haworth, Hon/Allsteel, Steelcase, Whirlpool, Electrolux, GE Appliance and others.


Job Description:

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, the successful candidate will work within the Warehouse to insure that all incoming and outgoing products are accurately documented and properly received, identified, packaged, moved, shipped and stored.  Utilize sound material handling, shipping and receiving practices to support Total Customer Satisfaction, zero defects and 100% on-time delivery for all internal and external customers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Insure all shipments made are accurately documented, properly protected per customer and company specifications and arrive at our customer’s destination on time, without damage.
  • Insure that all raw material and/or finished goods are accurately received, properly identified with a CPI Item number including barcode label, safely moved and delivered to or stored in a proper location utilizing first in-first out storage and shipment objective.
  • Load/unload trucks with material in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Support employees performing value-added activities and other duties as required by Warehouse Manager
  • Active participant in cross functional team, committee or special project with the objective of personal development or mentoring other employees in an area of expertise.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area; follow daily housekeeping and 5S standards.
  • Promote and maintain a culture and attitude of continuous improvement, working within the company team to make it more efficient, safety and an enjoyable place to work.


Qualifications and Requirements:


  • Minimum of 2 years Shipping / Receiving and or Material Handling experience required.
  • High School diploma or GED

Strength in the following areas required:

  • Barcode Scanner Experience
  • Experience in manufacturing environment, preferably plastic related.
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • HILO License

Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Lean Manufacturing Experience


Physical Demands:

  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs and occasionally lift/move up to 100 lbs.
  • This employee works in the warehouse and loading docks which may be subject to cold and hot working conditions.
  • Safety glasses, hearing protection and closed toe shoe must be worn on the production floor


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