Assistant Load Planner in Addison, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 12/28/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Addison Plastic - 802727

Requisition ID:009468--Plant


This position is responsible for properly receiving incoming inventory, timely staging and timely shipping outgoing orders while adhering to safety procedures and providing accurate, timely shipments. Provides the various value streams with assistance in establishing effective material flow and replenishment in order to achieve premier customer service and lower inventory.

Essential Functions

  • May perform activities related to load planning of outbound trucks to meet customer delivery requirements and cost parameters.
  • Utilize material handling equipment including forklifts, hand trucks, skids, etc. to stage materials and load trucks.
  • Verify product against shipping documents and authorizations; pack product for shipment according to specifications.
  • Prepare bills of lading, post weight and shipping charges in appropriate systems.
  • Maintain inventory levels of supplies such as cartons, tape and other packing material.
  • Apply knowledge of department policies and procedures to resolve customer and operational concerns/issues as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with customers, suppliers, customer service, and production.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships within each service area/department; coordinating and utilizing resources to ensure all products are handled, stored and shipped according to established guidelines, at the lowest possible cost.
  • Work closely with management staff to understand and assist with implementing action plans to achieve department objectives and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist management with departmental activities, training, safety and special projects.
  • Read, understand and comply with relevant federal, state, local and company safety regulations and policies (e.g., OSHA, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Shoes, etc.)
  • Reinforce safety training and safe work practices; participate in safety meetings.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Follow Company recommended techniques for lifting, stacking, manipulating and handling materials and operating Powered Industrial Vehicles.
  • Assist with performing ancillary duties related to Production Expediting, coordinating the movement of materials throughout the facility.
  • Receive raw materials, components or equipment unloaded from trucks
  • Verify incoming materials against bills of lading, packing slips, etc.
  • Maintain records of good received and damaged goods.
  • All other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Entry level to 1 year of inventory, warehouse, and receiving experience.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment.
  • Communication skills necessary to coordinate activities among various parties, including internal and external customers and vendors
  • Basic Math Skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English.  Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook email

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions

  • Ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform certain duties.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Ability to be on feet up to 8-12 hours per shift
  • Use of hands and fingers to perform job function
  • Ability to lift 25-35lbs. regularly and up to 55 lbs. occasionally
  • Able to work in a non-climate controlled environment – cold in winter months and hot in the summer months


  • Organizational Skills Communication Proficiency
  • Initiative Thoroughness
  • Time Management Critical Thinking


EEO Statement

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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