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Johnson Controls
Marinette, WI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Material Handler III-B29 2nd Shift

About the Job

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.


The material handler operates a lift truck to transport and store supplies, material and product to production and assemble areas, moves finished goods to shipping areas, loads and unloads trucks inside and outside the buildings, ships/receives supplies, materials and products. The Material Handler is responsible for keeping accurate records of material movement, maintaining storage locations and safe material handling practices. From bills of lading or packing lists, the Material Handler verifies incoming receipts for quantities and part numbers.

Comply with the following Environmental, Health and Safety duties as a condition of employment:
• Comply with safety rules
• Attend and Participate in Safety Training
• Participate actively in the safety process
• Ask questions if something isn’t known
• Report all accidents and injuries immediately
• Submit suggestions to improve safety
• Know responsibilities in the event of an emergency (i.e. what to do in the event of an alarm for fire, chemical spills, tornados, etc.)
• Be a coach to others who are acting unsafely
• Attend and participate in all hazardous and non-hazardous waste trainings.
• Ability to recognize chemical hazardous labels.
• Spill management and clean-up.
• Air shutoff locations.
• Capability to follow satellite accumulation rules and requirements.
• Proficiency to recognize hazardous wastes in your area and manage properly.


Must be 18 years of age and have a HS Diploma or equivalent. Requires exceptional interpersonal and verbal communications skills. Must have a valid Tyco forklift driver’s license. Significant knowledge of the material movement transactions in SAP required. Must be able to work in a sitting position 90% of the time. Balancing/Stooping/Kneeling/Crouching/Climbing/Crawling. Reaching above shoulder, at waist & below waist. Handling (gripping, holding, grasping) both hands. Talking (person to person, on phone, in group settings). Hearing  (person to person, on phone, in group settings). Vision (near & far, peripheral & depth).


1. Following verbal instructions and using own independent judgment, transports with a lift truck supplies, material and product between receiving, storage areas, production, assembly and shipping areas. Verifies counts on raw material, in-process and finished materials by visually checking or weight counting.

2. Performs accurate CNS removal and removes required quantities based production requirements.  Verifies the correct counts and part numbers.

3. May be required to load and unload trucks and van trailers by hand or with forklift. Verifies count, type and condition of material received from other departments or trucking firms.

4. Reports/records type and quantity of damaged material received for items shipped directly to assembly area. Notates damage on receiving slips for material control and completes a shortage / damage report.

5. Updates shortages on production schedules.  Collects and stages raw material in carts or other appropriate containers for production areas. 

6. Informs department supervisor, group lead, planner and production employees of shortages. 

7. Spends a minimum of 10% (4 hrs) per week insuring required weekly cycle counts are completed in the department.  Documents and report’s findings to area cycle count team member.  Works directly with cycle count team to verify discrepancies.     

8. Receives incoming materials, parts and supplies from other areas and outside vendors, verifying quantity on packing slip or bill of ladings. Uses bar code scanner and printer to properly receive, identify and distribute to appropriate storage location.

9. Must be knowledgeable of the safety procedures for handling hazardous substances such as acids and caustics.

10. Issues parts and supplies from crib as needed and fills out proper forms. Visually counts and weigh counts material.

11. Moves components and sub-assemblies to production or assembly areas. Verifies by part number, lot number and/or date and time.

12. Moves finished product from production or assembly areas, loads transport trailer or shuttle van or moves product to a storage location with lift truck. 

13. Performs minor maintenance on trucks. Performs maintenance and safety checks on forklifts and completes record sheets.

14. Maintains housekeeping and orderliness in assigned areas, performs and completes the 5”s assignments.

15. Must know proper methods in loading and unloading semi-trailer and vans to minimize damage.

16. Ensure materials are properly secured when stored, with particular care taken with high bay racking, including (but not limited to) ensuring stretch wrap properly applied, wrapping/banding not hanging off pallets and discarding broken pallets.

17. Moves scrap from production or assembly areas to storage location with lift truck.  Verifies counts or weight counts material. 

18. Orders inventory for production areas when needed from warehouse.

19. Operates a truck for transporting material and products between warehouse and other locations when necessary. Unloads flat beds and van trailers.

20. Conducts daily inventories to assure proper materials are available to support production requirements.

21. When required will assist in annual inventory in warehouse and other factory locations.

22. Works with supervisor or group leader to determine the most efficient method of material storage.

23. Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

24. Perform other job tasks / duties as determined by management when requested.


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