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Company: Flex
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics



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Job Description

The Material Handler  will be based in Austin,TX. Responsible for handling materials, cycle counting stock location, troubleshooting stock materials, counting parts, pick, stock, and cycle count parts on the manufacturing floor.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

  • Computes amount of material required to complete job orders.
  • Reviews production schedules and related information and confers with purchasing to determine adequacy of raw materials.
  • Requisitions material and establishes sequential delivery dates to departments, according to production plan, job order priorities and material availability, avoiding excess inventory positions.
  • Examines material delivered to production departments to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Arranges in-plant transfer of materials to meet production schedules, moving or transporting materials from one department to another.
  • Compiles and maintains both manual and computerized records such as material inventory, in process production reports, and status and location of materials.
  • Creates, updates, executes and analyzes reports.
  • Gathers data, tracks, posts and pitches for action plans and root analysis.
  • Prioritizes data entry activities.
  • Examines material delivered to production departments to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Monitors and controls movement of material and parts for accurate inventory.
  • Writes procedures, updates them in document control.
  • Follows all distribution related ISO procedures, and Material Handling Guidelines.
  • Conducts training sessions for department's MRP procedures.
  • Administers the inventory cycle count program, reconciles discrepancies, resolves issues, and analyzes inventory cycle count reports.
  • Identifies parts and supplies that need to be ordered to maintain specified stocking levels.
  • Analyzes stock usage, and determines correct stocking levels.
  • Investigates unusual high usage of materials and parts, and suggests methods of correcting problem found.
  • Stocks and issues materials or merchandise.
  • Responsible for adding new part numbers to current inventory based on input from manufacturing.
  • Verifies the accuracy of the material kit vs. the pick list for correct parts by checking that all parts are packaged and contained in the kit.
  • Tracks defect levels on inspected kits, calculates quality performance, charts results, develops process improvements and schedules work of others.

Here is some of what you'll need (required):

  • Have a general knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  •  Ability to do multi-task and have the drive to keep inventory at 100% accuracy. 
  • Work as a team player with team and Manufacturing team.
  • Ability to operate PIT (forklift, Swing Reach)
  • Basic knowledge of Excel
  • Computer oriented
  • Knowledge in forklifts, electronic scales, pallet jack, staple gun, cycle counting, kitting

Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

  • Previous Electronic Manufacturing experience
  • Analytical, math and problem-solving
  • Knowledge in MRP system

Here are a few examples of what you'll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers


Job Category Global Procurement & Supply Chain

Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accesibility@flextronics.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

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