Material Handler

Danville, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Dynamic Components Danville LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Entry Level (0-2 years)
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Supply Chain
$15.50 - $18.00 / hour
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/06/21
Job number:US_RS_05767
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Your responsibilities

The Material Handler serves as an engaged and trusted source in the organization. Success in this role is measured by supporting inventory accuracy, active participation in safety sustainability, active engagement in maintaining 6S standards, and can perform at high levels in a team-working environment. Key deliverables to ensure success are listed below:

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Key Deliverables:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Full compliance with all safety inspections and safe work procedures for equipment.
  • Maintains 6S warehouse standards and supports daily truck/battery maintenance (battery charging, refilling water, and visual/operational inspections).
  • Uses radio frequency equipment as required with positive etiquette.
  • Ability to load and unload trucks, trailers, hoppers, and dumpsters.
  • Material Management & Inventory Accuracy Responsibilities
    • Supplies components to the line while executing KANBAN/MMO material management for designated components.
    • Follow FIFO by ensuring proper stock rotation
    • Ensures movements of product are accurate and free of damage.
    • Perform material/dunnage picking duties in an effective manner that meets customer requirements.
    • Has knowledge and identification of BIN/Storage locations and production lines.
    • Removes finished goods from the line and properly stores in designated areas.
    • Perform accurate return to stock (RTS) transactions in SAP and accurate material movements to designated locations to ensure inventory accuracy.
    • Responsible for inventory control using SAP/RF scanning system for components and finished goods. Attach identifying tags or labels to materials.
    • Removes returnable dunnage from the line after components are used and place in proper locations.
    • Responsible for 100% usage of inventory accuracy system (WAVEX) for all material movements including escalation procedure for weight failures.
    • Ability to perform accurate inventory counts of failed material.
    • Assists in annual physical inventory.


To perform this job successfully, a successful candidate will be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year prior forklift experience or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Forklift License. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Understanding of metric system. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.
  • Language: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP Integrated Business software. Use of Microsoft Office Suites software and Microsoft Explorer browser in a windows operating system as well as Outlook.

Your benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Supplier Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(K) Plan with 5% Company match!
  • Annual Bonus Eligibity of 4% of your base salary!


We only accept online applications submitted through the 'Apply Now' button on this job posting. You can find all current job openings on our career site at: Thank you for your interest in joining our team!


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Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenKrupp Dynamic Components is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at


The business unit thyssenkrupp Dynamic Components is one of the leading automotive suppliers and development partners for highly complex drivetrain technologies. Around 3,500 employees produce 27 million drivetrain components a year at ten locations in Germany, Liechtenstein, Hungary, China, USA, Brazil and Mexico. The product range mainly comprises assembled camshafts, valve train systems and rotor shafts for high-end combustion, hybrid and electric engines. Further products for battery electric vehicles are already at an advanced stage of development. With our manufacturing and automation expertise, we make a significant contribution to reducing emissions for sustainable mobility.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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