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Owens Corning Materials Handling Technician in Joplin, Missouri


The Materials Handling Technician works as a team member and performs any duty related to load, unload, and transport finished goods and in-process products to and from warehouse and Production line. Unloads, receives, transports and stores materials, verifies shipments against orders, operates recording equipment, utilizes SAP, provides lift truck support throughout the plant supplies and equipment in receiving sections, storeroom or warehouse locations as directed. Prepares truckloads of finished goods for shipment.

Takes inventory of Raw materials as well as Finished Goods.

Performs general housekeeping and participates in downtime cleaning activities, etc. At the same time, will be trained and required to assist other plants areas when is needed.


Ensure that department and Owens Corning safety rules are being communicated and followed, including PPE usage and loading practices.

Know plant EPA goals or requirements and insures goals are met on a daily basis.

Maintain a general housekeeping schedule in accordance with plant standard 5S protocol with responsibilities to ensure cleaning throughout the shift; maintain a safe work environment

Read, understand and follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

Responsible/accountable for the safe operation of a forklift for the purposes of moving, locating, relocating, stacking and inventorying of material

Complete a forklift inspection at the beginning of each shift and turn in paperwork to warehouse office

Receive all shuttles that come from the outside warehouse and store in the precursor, wet chop, or Slitter area

Move all material to the HOLD/REWORK area as needed and place all material needing to be re-wrapped in the WRAP area

Unload any returns that come back to the plant and ensure Warehouse or Team Lead

receives paperwork

Inspect trailers and complete trailer inspection sheets for every load

Clean and sweep trailers as needed to ensure product is not damaged when loaded for shipping or in transit

Cycle count all finished goods and WIP

Consolidate like material as needed

Check Warehouse equipment is properly charged and ready to be used each day.

Use SAP as needed

Responsible for loading/unloading shipments safely

Responsible for pulling/preparing customer orders with 100% accuracy for quantity and type of product

Performs picking duties in an efficient and safe manner that meets or exceeds customer service standards

Minimize process downtime

Participate on continuous improvement work groups

Support trials

Use general tools (not requiring specialized training) as needed to perform the job

Help identify process problems and seek solutions

Maintain effective communication

Maintain logs as required

Assist in resolving supplier and customer complaints by providing relevant information

Participate in shift huddles and meetings as required

Other activities as may be assigned in order to maintain production requirements of the department or plant. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of management.




Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required

Must be 18 years or older

Must be a US citizen or be authorized to work in the US



Previous Warehouse experience preferred

Minimum of two (2) years related experience and/or training in an industrial/manufacturing environment preferred

Experience operating powered industrial equipment such as forklift, Bobcat, overhead cranes, and hoists highly preferred


The employee should hold the following abilities:

Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions

Champion of Wellness, Six Sigma, TPM, and 5S practices

Willingness to support training and cross-functional efforts

Knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) Knowledge of SAP preferred

Must have the ability to train and coach others

Must have strong process acumen and high mechanical aptitude

Must be able to secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position

Possess strong communication and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task

Strong internal and external customer service skills

Work well in team environment and work independently as needed

Basic mathematical calculations and measurements

Must maintain schedule flexibility to ensure smooth production

Pass drug screen prior to employment

Acceptable background check

Pass pre-employment physical abilities tests

Pass NCRC Plus certification


Non-Rotating shifts – 12 hour

Stand for extended prolonged periods during 12 hour shift

Work overtime as needed

Meet the physical demands of the work environment