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Crane Tech

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Winchester
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Crane Tech
Location: Winchester, VA
**Job Summary**
Work as part of a team having responsibility for maintaining maximum throughput and up time for Distribution Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS). This position is expected to work in 12-hour shifts. This position requires a general understanding of SAP and PkMS. Also, required is a general understanding of all distribution processes as related to Inbound, Outbound and Inventory Management requirements. This person must be capable of communicating with all levels of Manufacturing, Receiving, and Shipping Distribution, support at various levels of authority within the organization. The person should be able to operate under minimal supervision as well as be assertive, self-motivated and confident. The duties as assigned will prove to be detail oriented and involve in-depth investigative analytical skills requiring concise verbal and written communication proficiency. The person must be adaptable and flexible to changing priorities and assignments even though given short notice.
**General Duties**
**The primary purpose of this position is:**
Position would report 100% to Distribution
+ When not performing tech functions, the employee would fill in as shipping associate where needed by pulling HB, Load Production pallets and help unload receiving train.
Monitor the ASRS cranes, analyze and resolve ASRS errors quickly, provide feedback to Operations Leads and Management on corrective actions that are necessary
Investigate and resolve issues in pick-up and delivery stations to avoid pallet backlog
Provide instruction and feedback to Distribution Operators pertaining to proper pallet induction (i.e. shrink wrap hanging, broken pallet boards, oversize, etc.)
Responsible to work within Safety Guidelines and policies to maintain a safe work environment
Elevate all issues pertaining to crane performance to On-Site Maintenance Manager, D&T Manager and Supervisor
Interact and instruct hourly distribution work force as needed
Work with Control Center Operator to problem solve and troubleshoot issues with PkMS tasks
The operator would split duties between being a Winchester Distribution Operator and High bay Crane Tech
Help perform PM/housekeeping work within the LOTO area of the Highbay
This position will provide coverage for the off-shift crane tech when they are on vacation and/or have any other scheduled or unscheduled absence
Position will require the ability to work at heights and in a Lock Out Tag Out environment
+ Candidate will need to be able to be LOTO and Fall Protection certified
Assist Dematic Techs with repairs as needed
**Working Conditions**
Requires considerable use of arms and legs, twisting of body, standing for long periods of time, and regularly lifting to 50lbs 100lbs. This position requires working in an environment with extreme temperatures and loud noises, and exposure to odors associated with melting plastics. Often requires operation of forklifts, hoists, or other industrial vehicles (ability to obtain various PIV licenses) Use of hand tools, required in most cases to assemble manufactured goods and may include hammers, screwdrivers, power tools, saws, crowbars, torches, grinders, or cutting blades.
1. Fast paced environment
2. Ability to multitask
3. Good communication skills (verbal and written)
4. Flexible in priorities and ever-changing environments
5. Good problem-solving skills
6. Basic math knowledge
7. Good computer skills. Ability to learn and work with PKMS/SAP. Also, included from Microsoft: Excel, Word, and Outlook
High School diploma or GED preferred, experience will be considered in lieu of education
Must be a team player and able to communicate effectively with co-workers and leadership
Must have prior manufacturing experience
Excellent People Skills
Handle stressful situations
Read/Write in English
Accuracy and attention to detail
Follow all safety procedures (including wearing all PPE required)Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Germantown , Crane Tech, Other , Winchester, Maryland

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