Material Handler - All Shifts in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/6/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

No Experience Needed!  Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!
Openings on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and our Weekend Shift!

Everything starts and stops with our Kitting Associate who lead the flow of materials from from receiving parts needed to build our product to shipping items out the door.  Kitting Associate will also pick parts needed from the stockroom to build our product and place them back in location when finished.  We are typically working with small components so the use of a forklift or other heavy equipment is not typically needed.  

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California.  Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Appleton, WI manufactures state-of-the-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense as well as Industrial and Medical Industries. 

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

The Kitting Associate is responsible for maintaining the flow of material from receiving to storage to production to shipping.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assist in enforcing all of the Materials Departments processes so that only authorized personnel are able to receive or distribute materials to or from stock.
  • May perform equipment and tooling setup, machine maintenance and in-process trouble shooting.
  • Assist in entering data into the business system daily, support and maintain any documentation systems
  • Prepare and provide proper documentation
  • Pull material from stock to provide the material necessary for an assigned job
  • Electronically transact materials to update the business system
  • Receive all incoming material, opening packages, crates, and checking material for visible damage
  • Verify parts and part numbers against packing list to ensure accuracy; notify supervisor of all discrepancies
  • Deliver items to incoming quality inspection, if applicable, and all other material to proper storage areas
  • Deliver the parts to the designated work centers or staging areas, ensuring timely response to any deadlines or ship dates
  • Handle, store, pack, label, and distribute material using proper techniques to ensure no damage to the material as well as to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Rearrange storage area as necessary to accommodate varying parts, components and finished stock while maintaining storage area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform daily cycle counting to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Prepare and package products to ship, building special packaging to support various products which require special handling per customer specifications and quality workmanship standards
  • Support the first in first out practices while storing all inventory items
  • Adhere to the General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Intermediate computer skills (working knowledge of MRP systems, Excel, and Word).
  • Intermediate understanding of ESD prevention
  • Ability to operate forklift truck
  • Ability to operate equipment required to pack and move products.
  • Knowledge of proper techniques for lifting and carrying

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • High school diploma required; college education or business school preferred
  • U.S. Person authorization to meet ITAR / EAR requirements

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2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States


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