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Material Handler - St. Louis, MO (Short-Term Assignment)

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: St Louis, MO, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Important Job Information

Are you a looking for an opportunity to break into the manufacturing industry? If the answer is “YES” please read on...

This is an hourly paid, non-exempt, unionized position, under the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO collective bargaining unit.  This position comes with full benefits options and paid time off. This is a Short-term assignment and Material Handlers will play a key role in supporting manufacturing site closure, scheduled for the end of 2023.

Job Summary

As a Material Handler you will support manufacturing operations in safely and properly shipping, receiving, handling, and storing of aircraft parts and products. Material Handlers will utilize standard and automated heavy equipment and machinery, to assist in preparing shipped and received materials for production. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage inbound material flow
  • Monitor inbound delivery performance
  • Track product availability 
  • Pick, pack, prepare and ship product for delivery 
  • Manage shipping, carriers, and fleets
  • Authorize and process returns
  • Perform reverse logistics 
  • Perform salvage activities 
  • Manage and process warranty claims 
  • Locate, prepare, and physically move stock 
  • Maintain inventory status and perform physical inventory procedures.

Job Qualifications

2 years’ experience in material handling; Comparable experience in warehousing, logistics, and similar professions in material handling.
Active/Valid Driver’s License 
High School Diploma or GED

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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