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Material Handler

Location
West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Closing date
29 September 2021
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Job Description:

At Saab in West Lafayette, Indiana, you have the opportunity to join a team that will manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. When at full capacity by 2027, Saab will employ over 300 employees in the West Lafayette facility in management, administration, and manufacturing. The new flagship facility will utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and leverage research and development to support Saab’s broad product portfolio.

In the U.S., Saab also offers job opportunities in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C. and our headquarters in Syracuse, New York. Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. 

As Saab is building a new advanced manufacturing facility in West Lafayette, IN, we are seeking Material Handlers to:

  • Apply stockroom concepts with guidance from senior material handlers.

  • Apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine stockroom issues and assigned tasks.

  • Utilize stockroom principals, techniques, and company standards.

  • Receive all consignments including program and nonprogram deliveries.

  • Convey material from receiving dock to incoming inspection and to appropriate stock location.

  • Convey non-production material to courier for internal deliveries.

  • Pick, crate and configure materials for shipments.

  • Perform all necessary transactions within ERP to receive and stock production material.

  • Kit production and/or prototype material for release to production.

  • Perform cycle count activities.

  • Setup and perform movement of material between the company’s storage locations.

  • Effectively use appropriate tools and computer skill.

Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience may include comprehensive knowledge of tools, software and other technologies.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be self-mobile and able to stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as sitting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing, reaching during a normal workday.

  • Ability to operate a fork lift.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motions.

  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges is important for conversations, and to receive ordinary information and directives from Production Supervisors and management as required.

  • Ability to work extended hours when required. 

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.