Material Handler Temp

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Naperville, IL, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:238051 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


To provide same day turnaround of receipts/shipping of stock and Cores. To generate and complete accurate cycle counts. Complete all data transactions within the same day.       


Responsibilities and Accountabilities



  • Receive, unpack, and verify receipts against packing slips, generate goods receipt.
  • Quarantine receipt management/ and notification to the buyer responsible for resolution.
  • Store materials in warehouse, rotate/consolidate parts, maintain age control and update bin locations daily.
  • Pick, Pack, crates and ships various parts/products.
  • Operate forklift and related warehouse equipment; inspect daily for maintenance issues.
  • Perform daily cycle counts and participate in Physical inventory when required.
  • Perform data entry of warehouse movements.
  • Quality pick and pack audits order line items.
  • Assure the accuracy of shipments of routine and non-routine orders.
  • Support materials management of refurbishment process and materials for internal repair.
  • Support production and assembly of kits for various customer and internal projects.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work area.




  • Perform all receiving functions, counting, identifying and data entry to generate receipts.
  • Perform warehouse functions, filling orders and requisitions.
  • Perform all shipping functions, pick, pack, data entry to generate carrier label. Generate International documentation for shipment.
  • Data entry of Post Goods issue, transfer posting, and other transactions.
  • Schedule and provide appropriate documents for International/Domestic shipments.
  • Some problem solving, and scheduling.
  • Provide support to Customer Service. Provide same day call back and provide same service to any inquiry.
  • Maintain shipping supply inventory.
  • Observe all safety rules and practices.
  • Packaging of dangerous goods and assists Transportation Carriers with providing Government Documentation and Security endorsements as needed to accompany shipments.
  • Perform special projects upon request.
  • Maintain good housekeeping skills.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams when applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Educational Requirements


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certified in Hazardous Materials a plus.


Experience (Essential Functions)


Two (2) years knowledge of Warehouse operations.

Current forklift certificate is required.



  • A thorough knowledge of Warehouse operations.
  • Understanding Domestic and International shipment requirements with Government Agencies and our Company policies.
  • Confidentiality, reasoning, language, multi-tasking, scheduling, follow-through, verbal communication, decision-making and problem solving. A flexible and professional manner
  • Must have personal computer skills (word /excel and SAP or an ERP equivalent).
  • Good phone skills; good written/verbal communication and math skills.

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

Warehouse environment; noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical/Mental Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Language Skills                                              

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Reasoning Ability                                           

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills                                              

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software and Order processing systems.



Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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