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Warehouse Associate

Job Title
Warehouse Associate
Job ID
Blair,  NE
Other Location

Astec is a global, environmentally focused infrastructure and manufacturing company of asphalt road building and aggregate processing. Our mission is to design and build the most innovative products for the industries we serve. Leveraging innovative solutions and technologies, we serve customers all over the world.

Works inside and/or outside performing warehouse functions.

Key Deliverables

  • Receive, unload and place incoming inventory items appropriately I assigned inventory locations.
  • Maintain clear records on all inventory and stock.
  • Inspect stock for damages and keep record of damages.
  • Ensure all safety and hygiene standards are met in the warehouse for shipping and receiving orders.
  • Place all order in the proper location upon arrival.
Key Activities & Responsibilities
  • Using work and sales order documentation, maintain kit pick list policy. Coordinate and/or pull and stage parts for production, shipping, and service departments. 
  • Loads and unloads materials safely onto or from pallets, trucks, racks and shelves by hand and forklift and/or cranes.  
  • Review work orders for closure and monitor partials and completions. Report shortages immediately to supervisor.  Coordinate and/or fills shortages as parts are received into inventory.
  • Assist in maintaining system location codes.
  • Conveys materials safely from stores, staged areas, and work centers to designated areas.  When required, secures lifting attachments to materials, and safely convey loads to appropriate destinations.
  • Count, weigh, and records number of units of materials moved or handled to ensure inventory accuracy. 
  • Safely moves and stores WIP and finished goods in appropriate locations. 
  • Mandatory participation required in preparation of and in physical inventory.
  • Maintains and uses all appropriate PPE
  • Uses material handling equipment when required
  • Actively participate in accident prevention and adhere to all safety requirements
  • As required, assists in other projects.
To be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are:
  • Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)0
  • 0-1 year of experience required.
  • Working knowledge of Material Control or Warehouse environment is preferred.
  • Lifting of parts, forklift driving, and operation of cranes are required. 
  • Computer experience required.
  • Ability to measure, read single part orthographic drawings, extract information utilizing codes, symbols, numbers and data from routings and dispatch schedules.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic work environment in which needs are constantly changing with little or no notice.  Need to be very flexible and helpful.
Supervisor and Leadership Expectations

Our Culture and Values
Employees that become part of Astec embody the values below throughout their work.
  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business
  • Respect for all individuals
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovation
  • Safety, quality and productivity as means to ensure success

NOTE: This position responsible for certain internal control responsibilities.  These internal control responsibilities are verbally communicated to the incumbent and periodic feedback is provided as it relates to the performance of these internal control responsibilities.

Manufacturing Environment
Shop manufacturing environment exposures include exposure to moving mechanical parts, machinery, tools and equipment, vibration, fumes or airborne particles, motorized vehicles, welding and machining operations, outside weather conditions and exposure to the risk of electric shock.  The employee may occasionally be exposed to varying levels of dirt, dust, toxic or caustic chemicals, very warm and/or very chilly temperatures.  The noise level in the shop can be very loud at times consistent with an industrial assembly facility and may require hearing protection. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Astec does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, a person’s veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law or executive order.

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