Material Handling Operator

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 244469
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.
Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.

Job Description:

Material Handler

Responsibilities include general warehouse duties, receiving, kitting large projects and picking small jobs, shipping material and / or projects to customers and cycle counting aided by industrial forklift equipment.

This position will require a strong background in computer skills.  Use of Microsoft Office and Excel are required. Having SAP knowledge is a large plus.

An ideal candidate will have good communication skills with warehouse and other groups tied to warehouse operations.


  • Processing Production Orders to completion.
  • Expedites critical materials from receiving to storage and/or other designated areas.
  • Inputs material transactions into appropriate databases.
  • Fill backorders to the production jobs as soon as materials are available.
  • Conducts inventory audits on a regular basis to detect discrepancies.
  • Ensure materials are stored in the correct FIFO order.
  • Evaluate shelf-life and remove expired products.
  • Assist Cycle Count Analyst to resolve inventory discrepancies..
  • Oversees material handling between receiving and product prep functions
  • Monitors and maintains accuracy of inventory.
  • Assists with training new team members in logistics organization.
  • Primarily intra-organizational contacts and limited external customer contacts.
  • Reviews orders, verifies product availability and enters orders into the computer.
  • Reviews, researches and tracks excess inventory or other issues and recommends disposition.
  • Completes documentation to accurately track performance measurements.
  • Participates in implementing transportation strategies and tactics to support customer service and inventory replenishment.
  • Maintain a safe work environment throughout all storage locations.
  • Evaluate excess inventories and make recommendations for proper lot sizes.
  • Maintain a clean and organized store locations.


  • Extensive knowledge of materials
  • Knowledge of SAP transactions
  • Knowledge of word and excel
  • Knowledge of process of production flow
  • Discrepant material process
  • Cycle count process
  • Trigger card process
  • Consumption and supply/demand requirements
  • Knowledge of work cell and proper materials requirements and quantities


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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