Material Handling Operator

Job Description


Coordinate warehouse activities, including tools and equipment used for classroom training and facilitate shipping and receiving for the rest of the facility.  Position main focus is to optimize delivery reliability and delivery quality through

·         Proactive coordination between customers (internal and external) and carriers

·         Training Equipment (simulators) builds, updates and maintenance

·         Training Equipment (simulators) scheduling and management



Shipping and receiving:

·         Accept incoming shipments, compares with the shipping documents and deliver or notify recipient

·         Facilitate and/or coordinate outgoing shipments. Adds the corresponding shipping documents to the outgoing goods.

·         Checks incoming goods for visible damage, documents them and provides the information if required.

·         Captures relevant data in data processing systems.

·         Arranges the acceptance, storage, commissioning and removal of goods in the storage area and records them in the appropriate systems.

·         Organizes a regular stock maintenance and inventory in the storage area.

·         Completes packaging of deliveries having regard to shipping instructions, common methods of dispatch, types of packaging and other instructions (e.g. Dangerous Goods) in the given framework.

·         Takes care for correct use of transport equipment (walk-behind forklift, and hand truck)

·         Completes transports inside and if applicable outside the premises with professional usage of appropriate means of transportation.


Equipment Management:

·         Assembles deliveries out of given storage compartments and reviews for completeness and accuracy

·         Build new equipment (per specifications of SME)

·         Update, repair and maintain equipment (per specifications of SME)

·         Build and maintain (per specifications of SME) PG/PC images

·         Position operates with dedicated, limited range of user interfaces or functionalities in standardized software programs, strictly related to their specific processes

·         Accurately record and track equipment locations

·         Accurately record and track HW/SW revisions and updates



·         Quickly respond to shipping and equipment issues

·         Captures relevant data in logistics systems

·         Understand customer capabilities and coordinate shipping logistics end to end


Warehouse supervision:

·         Use walk-behind forklift to move and organize equipment

·         Organizes a regular stock maintenance and inventory in the storage area

·         Oversees tactical training of new warehouse personnel on a day to day basis


Volume Details:


Equipment handling per week

    • Between 2,000 – 6,000 lbs. handled per week
    • Ship or receive approx. 30 pallets per week

Packages per week

    • Receive 100-150 packages per week (sign and deliver)
    • Ship ~200 packages per week (BU, personal, etc.)

Continuous receiving

    • (2) FTE required due to shipping hours coverage from 7am – 5pm (10 hrs incl. during lunch)
    • …from 9 carriers (FedEx, UPS, DHL, FedEx Express, FedEx Express Freight, FedEx LTL, Conway, Holland, USPS)
    • …some 2-3 times per day

Annual Classes

    • ~300 classes and ~2500 students requiring equipment
    • Over 110 different locations (channel facilities, remote facilities, on-sites, international, etc.)
    • Setting up / breaking down equipment in Norcross

Maintains Training Equipment

Over 80 different types of equipment

Over 1,000 pieces of equipment

Over 140 different courses

Build and Update Equipment:

Reimaging of over 100 PGs every week

Image SW updates

HW and FW updates (i.e. S7 1500 updates)

Build new trainers (i.e. System Networking)


Approx. 4 equip repairs per week

Maintains projectors, PCs, etc.


Years of Experience:  5 – 10 years


Education Requirements:  High School or equivalent

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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