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MATERIALS HANDLER II

Date: Nov 10, 2017

Location: Osceola, AR, US

Company: nrg

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

Performs day-to-day activities in the receipt, storage, maintenance and issue of stock and non-stock materials. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers.   Reports to Maintenance Manager.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Recognizes safety hazards and follows safety guidelines for personal protection, protection of fellow workers and the protection of the public.
  • Follows established procedures for purchasing, receiving, storing, maintaining, and issuing material.
  • Receives material from vendors and common carriers by unloading trucks, and inspects material for discrepancies.
  • Checks material for quantity, physical condition, weight, and capacity.
  • Resolves discrepancies by working with Buyer and requisitioning manager.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent knowledge of English (both written and spoken), mathematics and grammar.
  • Three (3) years of progressive experience in a material handler role.

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Knowledge of hazardous material handling procedures.
  • Ability to operate Company vehicles and equipment (e.g. forklift, plant vehicles, etc.) and maintain operating licenses and certifications. Arkansas or Tennessee Drivers’ License is required.
  • Ability to obtain with training and experience a CDL Class A license, DOT HAZMAT certification, etc. for making deliveries with a tractor/trailer if required.
  • Knowledge of common power plant materials.
  • Ability to inspect and maintain material handling equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to transport material between warehouses and site locations and maintain logs.
  • Ability to influence others toward action or a particular point of view.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for crew activities.
  • Ability to accomplish work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and associated software to perform warehouse activities.
  • Ability to monitor and recommend changes to OSSQ and reorder codes for warehouse location.
  • Ability to assume duties of Head Material Handler, when assigned.
  • Ability to perform analysis and run Ad-hoc reports, as needed.
  • Ability to create releases, prepare and ship material to vendor for repair; store and maintain pending repair material.
  • Ability to arrange and ship hazardous materials to other locations, prepare documents and maintains logs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage Open Stock and Tool Room programs.
  • Ability to prepare discrepant receival reports, process material return authorization for discrepant material.
  • Ability to assist Plant personnel in maintaining gasoline inventory.
  • Ability to coordinate the collection and disposition of all scrap metal, wire, wood, lead, and copper.
  • Ability to expedite material as required.
  • Ability to maintain inventory records and complete inventory reconciliation.
  • Ability to coordinate inspections and maintain inspection logs and documentation.
  • Ability to manage commodities with limited Shelf-Life guidelines.
  • Ability to manage stocks of bottled and specialty gases for labs, plants, and warehouse.
  • Ability to coordinate the rubber goods exchange program.
  • Ability to perform quality control tasks.
  • Ability to provide customer service functions for external and internal clients.
  • Ability to identify and correct discrepancies in material and material storage.
  • Ability to perform inventory audits and make adjustment.
  • Ability to perform housekeeping duties as required.

 

Other:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work harmoniously in a team environment.
  • Advanced communications skills – verbal and written.  Able to prepare reports at request of management as required.
  • Limited travel may be required for training or to assist with other plant locations
  • General knowledge of environmental regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Intermediate level Computer Skills: including MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

 

 Physical Requirements:

  • Power Plant Environment-Work both inside and outside in all temperatures and climate conditions in accordance with Heat Stress procedures. Around large rotating equipment, energized electrical equipment in high noise areas, and/or in confined places, on elevations in excess of 250 feet, or from platforms at heights of 5 feet or greater. Climb stairways, ladders, and work from aerial devices.
  • Must be prepared to work irregular or rotating shifts and respond to emergency callout 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
  • Ability to work in mentally stressful environments: must be able to react to crises where immediate action is required to correct or curtail potentially damaging or hazardous situations.
  • Daily work expectation requires ability to perform tasks by walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, shoveling, climbing, and working with hand tools (up to 25 pounds) in position above and below head, and extended from body to complete repairs.
  • Lift, carry, position and use tools and/or equipment (weighing up to 50 lbs.) in awkward positions, swing various weights of sledge hammers, stoop and bend to reach valves, pull on chain-falls or come-a-longs.
  • Ability to twist the body and neck while driving company vehicles or operating company equipment.
  • Performance of duties may cause frequent jarring of the body.
  • Work with and around hazardous and non-hazardous materials (reference the waste management guidance manual).
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required i.e.…steel-toed boots, respirators, goggles, safety glasses etc.
  • Have ability to discern and respond to verbal and auditory signals.
  • Ability to discern assorted colors

 

This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company's discretion.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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