Material Handler - Shipping

Location : 1401 S. Washington, Holland, MI 49423

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #PeoplePowered and #EmployeeOwned !

What You'll Do:

  • Provide customers (internal and external) with proper product delivered on-time and to the proper location.  Ensure that inventory levels are accurate and maintained.  Responsible for the safe operation of liquefied gas or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices (i.e. forklift).
  • Observes and complies with all safety, environmental, regulatory, and statutory requirements associated with this job description.
  • Participates in needs analysis and attends and performs the requirements of scheduled training and educational programs identified for this position.
  • Participates, as requested, in independent objective auditing activities and supports company continuous improvement activities.
  • Stops work on processes as appropriate and contains suspect or defective material or services to avoid further processing.
  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Move material from location to location within the plant at prescribed frequencies and in the most efficient manner.
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  • Recharges batteries or replaces liquefied gas tank.


When and Where:

This will be a 1st shift / 6:00am-2:00pm Monday-Friday position located at our plant in Holland, MI.

OR

This will be a 2nd shift / 2:00pm-10:00pm Monday-Friday position located at our plant in Holland, MI.

OR

This will be a 3rd shift / 10:00pm-6:00am Sunday-Thursday position located at our plant in Holland, MI.


What You Need to Have: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED (preferred)
  • One month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to work 10-12 hour shifts.
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours a day and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to work weekends.


What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.