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Material Handler - Weekend shift ($24.90+/hr)

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, Wisconsin, Appleton
August 13, 2022

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.

With a career at Pierce Manufacturing, you can expect:
  • Competitive Pay - pay based on experience and education, minimum starting pay of $18.40 per hour
    • Weekend shift Premium of $6.50 per hour
    • Merit increases at 6 months, 12 months, and then annually
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, 401k plan & company match, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, paid vacation, paid holidays, stock purchase program, discount program(travel, hotels, entertainment, gym memberships and so much more)
    • Effective after 30 days
  • Job Stability
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • Hands-On Approach
  • Customer Focus
  • Culture for Fostering Teamwork
  • Respected Leaders
  • People First Culture
  • Hiring Immediately

Shift Overview:

  • Openings are on the weekend shift
  • Shift times and overtime hours vary dependent on position, department, and location
  • Weekend shift: Friday - Sunday, three 12 hour days, work 36 hour

Summary of Job Description

The positions within a Material Handler are responsible for delivering parts and components to the designated work stations. The employee operates a forklift or tow motor to transport the parts. They must be able to utilize data from a computer or print outs to prepare parts for the stations. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment
  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks
  • Operate forklift/tow motor to retrieve and transport parts safely
  • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc.
  • Use of a cart to push/pull equipment and parts to and from designated areas
  • Load, sort, and distribute parts
  • Separate parts for specific storage areas
  • Keep areas stocked with the correct parts and supplies
  • Review paperwork
  • Use computer to locate specific parts and log in parts
  • Tracking and record inventory of parts
  • Label parts and equipment for inventory tracking
  • Assist co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
  • Understand the differences in parts and tools
  • Sweep and clean shop area
  • Work required hours and have excellent attendance record
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

  • Retrieve parts stored outside in all weather conditions: rain, snow, cold, and heat*
  • Assist Material Handlers in other departments as needed*
  • Respond to other co-workers' requests when called upon using a hand held radio*
  • Assist in training new employees as directed by team leader*

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • At least three years or more in warehouse and materials handling experience

Preferred Qualifications to complete Essential Functions

  • Forklift Certified

Key Abilities Needed to Complete Essential Functions

*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

  • Perform assigned tasks
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Follow instructions from supervisors and other co-workers
  • Communicate with other individuals in a loud environment to complete tasks
  • Recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions
  • Stay alert to the surrounding areas and alert individuals when operating a forklift
  • Use and wear personal protective equipment as indicated by the task or environment
  • Hear safety alarms and other co-workers
  • Perform counting tasks
  • Maintain balance when walking and standing on potential slippery work floor while pushing a cart with equipment/parts
  • Maintain balance when climbing on a portable step to retrieve parts
  • Use a computer to track down parts
  • Individually lift and manipulate parts/equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Tolerate constant standing, sitting, and walking throughout the shift
  • Use both hands for tool operation, carrying of parts, and assisting co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
  • Climb in and out of forklift/tow motor safely
  • Demonstrate strength and physical stamina to complete the tasks safely
  • Remember task sequence, parts locations, and safety constraints

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.