: $88,870.00 - $135,870.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

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Vi-Jon is one of the nation's oldest brand and private label Health and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and Canada. For over 100 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent some of the highest standards in the manufacturing of quality products in the Health and Beauty Care industry. The Vi-Jon corporate headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri, and we operate manufacturing and distribution centers in Missouri and Tennessee 24 hours a day.

Vi-Jon is a company of tradition and commitment to our associates and our customers, and our company culture reflects that. By joining Vi-Jon, you will become part of a team-oriented and entrepreneurial culture that allows associates to grow both personally and professionally. We recognize that a company is not a building, production line, equipment or products, but people. Our company is not made up of just people, but individuals who together make up a team - the Vi-Jon team

Job Title: Material Handler Specialist Weekend AM (F,S/S) SHIFT (6:45pm - 7:00am).

Pay:Starting pay is at$15.00 per hour with the potential to increase depending upon experience, plus $1 shift differential and potential for a monthly bonus payout.

Position Summary:Operates gasoline, liquefied gas or electric powered industrial equipment with lift devices, forklift and clamps to push, pull, lift, stack, or move products. Loads, unloads, and moves materials within the plant or work site. Support production lines with needed components. Remove and locate finished goods from production floor. Receives, stores, and distributes materials, finished goods, and products within the company guidelines. Ensures all counts and paperwork is accurate and timely. Counts articles to verify contents of receiving against Bill of Lading. Ensures freight carrier signs the original Bill of Lading in accordance with the warehouse SOP's.

Essential Functions:

Behavior: Team player qualities of cooperation and coordination, professional interaction with all business contact all day, every day.

Attendance: Exceptional attendance is required and ability to work OT as needed

Safety: Comply with all requirements of the safety program, including: hazard recognition, housekeeping, accident and near miss reporting, proper use of all safety equipment and procedures, adherence to all Safety Rules.Reporting of safety issues is mandatory.

Safely and efficiently operates forklift to perform all rotations in the warehouse.

Ability to manually key in numbers in RF scanner accurately and correctly

Unloads trailer while following all operating and safety guidelines for the equipment and building.

Maintains forklift by performing thorough pre-shift inspection.

Provide components (bottles, caps, shippers, etc) to the Production Lines as needed to support line speeds. Remove all finished goods from palletizers and scan FGs into inventory to avoid back ups on the floor.

Operator is responsible to verify all part codes and counts while removing components from production area.

Unwinds plastic stretch wrap and secures pallet load to the pallet.

Ensures proper unloading of all trailer and correct counts are given to the Receiving Clerk.


Maintains a clean 5S warehouse

Unloads inbound freight carriers and ensures accurate counts and product identification and locating of product in storage location.

Ensures accuracy of ALL paperwork by ensuring right part at the right qty is stored in the right location and all transactions are performed correctly and submitted to the warehouse office in a timely manner.

Examines everything in the warehouse for defects, dirt, and other detriments according to company policies.

Adheres to pedestrian is always right and report any occurrences.

Perform all other duties as assigned.


Experience: A minimum of one year consumer goods narrow aisle warehouse forklift operator experience, including the completion of shipping documents and data entry. A High School diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge: Requires the ability to read and understand instructions, write, add and subtract. Knowledge of appropriate forklift regulations and safety rules is mandatory.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: Forklift Truck, Computer and related programs.

License(s)/Certification(s) required: Forklift operator certification or ability to obtain certification.

Physical Activities: Sitting, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting, talking, hearing.

Physical Demands: Lifting pallets up to 60 lbs. by hand, stacking finished good cases on a pallet up to 30 lbs. / case by hand, replacing stretch film into the automatic wrapper up to 30 lbs. by hand, and moving pallets of products weighing up to 2000 lbs. with a forklift.

Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less with the ability to judge distance and space relationships and bring objects into sharp focus.

Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Worker will be exposed toambient noise level in a manufacturing environment. Worker exposed to physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts. Worker occasionally exposed to atmospheric conditions such as fumes. Warehouse conditions include temperatures ranging from the 30's (typically 40 F degrees in cold weather conditions, with appropriate clothing provided) to the 90's F (in hot weather conditions). Estimate time exposure to warehouse condition is 30%.

An essential element of the Vi-Jon culture is our commitmentto diversity. Vi-Jon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants, and make all employment decisions, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the health and beauty care industry.
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