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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

Support us as:

Material Handler - 1st shift

Job-ID: 12588; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Responsible for making sure lines are adequately stocked with raw material according to production schedule; loading, unloading and moving material from raw material warehouse into production as needed.



Material Flow and Distribution

  • Review production schedule to determine materials needed for production run; ensure machines, equipment and materials are place in order to run daily production.
  • Manually and visually checks raw material levels in resin boxes; shovels loose materials inside boxes to ensure continuous suction and flow throughout tubing.
  • Review production schedule for color changes and changeovers; pulls materials and distributes to designated areas to ensure they are in place for next scheduled run; at end of each schedule runs out materials to assist with easy changeover.
  • Pull raw material as needed or requested from warehouse utilizing forklift or pallet jack.


Material Flow and Distribution

  • Break down empty gaylord boxes; stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together utilizing banding machine; load bundles onto a trailer utilizing a pallet jack; transports gaylord boxes to recycling trailer.



  • Maintain tracking system of materials being removed from warehouse by pulling empty boxes and tracking lot numbers and quantity used; update tracking system.



  • Attends meetings, workshops and/or learning sessions as required and/or assigned.
  • Empty trash as on as needed.
  • Unload trucks as needed.
  • Serve as a back up to Raw Materials Receiving Operator and/or other functions/areas as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned


Special  Job Dimensions

  • May be required to work different shifts if needed.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of basic reading, writing and math
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Ability to operate a forklift and electric pallet jack
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment
  • Ability to interpret production schedule
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • AND
  • 1-2 years of experience


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.



Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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Nearest Major Market: Wichita