Job Location
Devens, MA, USA

Position: Manufacturing Specialist – Level 1 (Material Handler)

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Manufacturing Specialist – Level 1 (Material Handler)
Description

Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world’s most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We are continuously seeking contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, hunger, accountability, and a passion for learning.

Job Description 

VulcanForms is currently seeking a Manufacturing Specialist – Level 1 (Material Handler) to be based in Devens, Massachusetts that will perform general physical activities to load, unload, sort, and move materials by hand or using material handling equipment. Individuals should be self-motivated, accurate, thorough, and willing to work in a fast-paced environment. Individuals will be working in a state-of-the-art clean, climate-controlled environment. Duties also include general maintenance, cleaning, organization of supplies, inventory control, and ERP system documentation.

Manage verification, acceptance, and counting of productive hardware as needed. Input, update and maintain accurate inventory records in systems as required. Review and file documentation.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Pick and Pack all parts and materials as required.
  • Provide all material handling, kitting, organization and presentation.
  • Update purchase order status and or inventory records in the system.
  • Resolve discrepancies between documentation, records, or counts, and follow up with employees, suppliers, or customers as needed.
  • Stage and organize products for inventory or shipment to lessen handling and storage requirements. Utilize best practices in locating and maintaining physical inventory.
  • Manage shipping supplies as required, requisitioning or ordering as needed.
  • Resolve discrepancies between documentation, records, or counts, and follow up with employees, suppliers, or customers as needed.
  • Participate in company-sponsored cross-functional continuous improvement teams.
  • Perform general housekeeping tasks, including 5S implementation.
  • Perform general maintenance tasks as needed.
  • Assist and support the Production team as required and any other tasks assigned by management.
  • Adhere to and enforce the company’s health & safety policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to and enforce the company’s quality policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications
  • H.S. Diploma with 3-5 years of manufacturing or materials management experience.
  • Knowledge of major couriers – FedEx, UPS, etc., including how to operate their respective software packages and website processes
  • Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Physically capable of performing the essential duties of the job and able to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to complete training as a forklift operator
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Visual acuity to read documents, computer screens, files
  • Must be a current US Citizen or US Resident/Green Card Holder 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate Degree or higher
  • Some knowledge of Import/Export Compliance, Customs documentation, ITAR, Incoterms, (Commercial Invoices, Shipper Export Declaration, etc.)
  • Prior experience with Quickbooks
  • Some knowledge of 5S