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Materials Handler

Company: Corning
Location: Manassas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition Number: 50929

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people's lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning's Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

The purpose of this position is: Performs various warehouse functions to support and maintain material and processing accuracy. Works with Inventory Lead to coordinate and maintain inventory accuracy. May help coordinate and assign the work of the Warehouse Associates on the floor.

This position includes significant duties such as:

* Receives, stores, and distributes material and products within establishment
* Prepares items for shipment and verifies and maintains records of outgoing shipments
* Performs physical inventory preparation and participates in counting/reconciling
* Conducts periodic cycle counts to ensure material accuracy
* Performs data entry into operational systems and inventory control on all activities related to warehouse operations; researches and resolves inventory variances
* Compiles records and assures accuracy for ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping product
* Provides basic direction to the warehouse associates; delivers expectations and sets targets to be achieved on a daily basis
* Performs picking/packing, shipping/receiving and material handling duties as needed
* Communicates with supervisor and/or lead regarding day-to-day functions in the warehouse
* Ensures adequate levels of material and/or product inventories are available.
* Uses ERP system to conduct analysis and manage material in/out flows
* Participates in continuous improvement projects
* Drives forklift to transport stored items from warehouse area to other plant areas or to pick up items from several locations within plant for shipment

Working Conditions: Works in warehouse and cold room storage areas; fast paced and time sensitive environment. Regularly required to stand through entire shift. Bending, walking, stooping, standing, climbing and frequently lifting up to 50 lbs required.

Education: High school diploma or GED required

Experience: 1-3 years warehouse experience. Forklift certification required within 6 to 12 months on the job; certification training provided. Familiarity with ERP systems.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Keywords: Corning, Alexandria , Materials Handler, Professions , Manassas, Virginia

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