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Material Coordinator

Date: Jan 15, 2020

Job Title: Material Coordinator


FLSA Status: Hourly / Non-exempt


Department: Logistics


Reports to: Logistics Manager


Shift: First shift, Full-time (weekends, as needed)


Lincoln Electric Automation – Bettendorf (formerly known as Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc.) is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines. Our diverse customer group provide interesting and challenging work for our employees and ensures profitable growth for our company.

The Bettendorf location is a division of Lincoln Electric Automation™ in the General Industries group.


Position Summary: Perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. Compares identifying information on incoming or outgoing shipments with purchase orders, invoices, or other documents.


Qualifications required:

  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork;
  • Records maintenance skills;
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel;
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures;
  • Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers;
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance;
  • Ability to receive, track, stock and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment;
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects;
  • Ability to operate forklift;
  • Ability to package equipment and load into semi-trailers efficiently and safely;
  • Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures; and
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required. 


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Preparing packages and bills of lading for outgoing shipments;
  • Receiving and unloading incoming materials, ensuring accuracy of shipment;
  • Inspecting shipments and notifies supervisor of damages;
  • Delivers items to requisitioning departments and designated staging areas;
  • Operating loading/unloading equipment for shipments;
  • Consolidating stock and purchased items for kitting to sub-assembly department; and
  • Manage input of information for discrepant material.


Experience / Skills:

  • HS Diploma, GED or equivalent degree required;
  • High attention to detail and quality;
  • Able to plan and execute daily and weekend scheduled tasks;
  • Able to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Able to give directions to peers within the department;
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills;
  • Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes;
  • Skill in the use of computers, specifically in a PC, Windows-based operating environment;
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports;
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations; and
  • Commitment to company values.


Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Safety (OSHA STDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards. 
  • Inventory control; facilities maintenance backup; and warehouse materials management.


Success factors/job competencies:

  • Behavioral skills required include: team oriented, hardworking, driven, willing to work overtime on a consistent basis, and ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be able to maintain accuracy and productivity related to assigned tasks.


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as Vizient’s rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures, and
  • Attend required EHS training.


Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 75 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment: Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Work involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.


Lincoln Electric Automation™, Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc., and Lincoln Electric Company are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

Job Segment: Welding, Warehouse, Fabrication, Forklift, Manufacturing