• Senior Material Handler

    Location USA-MN-Bloomington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/19/2018 9:44 AM)
    Job ID
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    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of related experience.


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Material Handler.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    This is a 2nd shift position. 



    The Material Handler position performs a combination of stocking, cycle counting, data verification, and picking and issuing material from various material crib locations to manufacturing production floors.  Must be able to perform in a dynamic high paced manufacturing environment and manage changing priorities as assigned by manufacturing lead.  Work tasks must be completed in a timely manner and the quality of the work must be accurate.   


    Pick and package small electronic components and hardware material for delivery to manufacturing production floor

    Stock material using a random stocking process

    Count material by hand, electronic scale, and/or tape and reel counter

    Must have experience with computerized or automated systems to accomplish tasks


    Must be able to lift 40 pounds. 

    Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately

    Candidates must be willing to work over 40 hours per week, as needed, and be able to stand on their feet for long periods of time

    Possesses necessary computer skills to proficiently handle routine tasks

    Communicates clearly with coworkers, planners, material managers, and internal customers

    Identifies material shortages and support problem solving resolution

    Helps set and work toward team goals

    Coordinates and prioritizes individual daily activities

    Supports continuous improvement activities

    Actively participates in meetings



    Clear knowledge of material planning, control and inventory methodology

    Clear organizational skills Clear communication skills, both verbal and written

    Clear customer service skills

    Clear collaboration skills

    Clear knowledge of the enterprise software and associated data

    Exhibits clear adaptability and flexibility

    Ability to recognize and meet schedule priorities

    Clear knowledge of Government / Customer Property Control

    Ability to track, expedite, and pick material shortages to the manufacturing floor

    Ability to complete work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognize the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice

    Ability to work with minimal supervision

    Ability to follow established procedures on routine work, only requiring specific instructions on new assignments

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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