GE Material Handler in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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GE Power

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Power Water & Distributed Power

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GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Material Handler

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Role Summary/Purpose

In this role, the Material Handler will be responsible for managing outgoing shipments (domestic & international) using SAP, Microsoft Office, forklift and high bay to meet supplier & customer needs while remaining in compliance.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Material Handler, you will:

  • Prepare export documentation (SLI, SED, CI, and NAFTA), bill of lading, and specific regional documents; keeps records of all outgoing shipments including all documentation

  • Process ETD orders (UPS / FedEx) Export Orders- Electronic Trade Document Filing

  • Manage equipment and IT ticket filing (shipping systems maintenance UPS World Wide & FedEx Ship Manager)

  • Data tracking / reporting; order tracking, documentation filing, reporting on shipment volume

  • Order consolidation; customer required order consolidations (multiple plants)

  • Manage and schedules / completes online booking for ocean container (LTL, TL, LCL, CL) Less than Truck load, Truck load, Less than Container, and Container management

  • Process fright quotes

  • Perform high bay & forklift operation for loading and unloading

  • Use extensively SAP and Microsoft Office

  • Visually inspects goods to be shipped for damage, proper packaging requirements and material accuracy

  • Interact with customers, forwarders, sales reps, and customer service to ensure satisfaction during shipping process

  • Perform freight claim resolution process and reconciliation

  • Update customer information for invoice processing

  • Troubleshoot when products are missing or damaged and determines solution

  • Take inventory as required

  • Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) policies and procedures, including housekeeping practices and participation in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits

  • Perform tasks in accordance with quality, DOT and hazardous waste requirements when loading and unloading trucks, understanding emergency response procedures in the event of a spill

  • Be required to be available for emergency call-in, depending on department

  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor or Material Handler - Lead


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working as Material Handler, Shipping Clerk or Receiving ClerkELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work 2nd shift hours (10 hour shifts, Monday - Thursday)

  • Ability and willingness to be available for emergency call-in, depending on department

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with SAP

  • Trained in fork truck and high bay operations

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the movement or control of inventory

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in manufacturing environment

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