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Warehouse Associate - 1st Shift

Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76244

Company: Corning

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

The purpose of this position is:

  • Ensure that parcel (FEDEX, UPS), LTL and FTL shipments are processed per customer requirements. Interact with CSR’s, Planning and Corporate Transportation to ensure customer orders are processed per requirements.
  • Ensure that materials in various stages of shipping and receiving are pulled and delivered to internal and/or external customers; domestic and/or international.

This position includes significant duties such as to:

  • Pick up and deliver materials to the production floor using forklift and/or pallet jack
  • Perform cycle counts and other audits as required
  • Determine method of shipment utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures; prepare materials for shipping by weighing, packaging and stamping; prepare necessary shipping forms such as bills of lading
  • Ensure that transactions are properly recorded in required systems (SAP, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Accurately stock, transact and distribute materials to production areas
  • Assist with on the job training to new employees and resolve problems utilizing knowledge of shipping/receiving/stock operations
  • Contribute to the 5S departmental goals by maintaining the cleanliness of the production, shipping and warehouse areas

Working Conditions:

  • Team environment with well lit, climate controlled areas
  • Bending, standing, or walking for approximately 6-8 hours per day; occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Work with chemical substances, heat, dust, noise, fume odors, oil mist; none disagreeable
  • Will require use of PPE, such as ear protection, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, etc.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience:

  • 1-3 years Warehouse and Shipping experience; 1-2 years forklift driver experience with fall protection and other material handling equipment.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English.

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


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth