North American Rescue Products Fellow Position Description
The Upstate Warrior Solution (UWS) Fellowship Program is a 9-month, service-oriented program for veterans and their spouses. Fellows receive internal workforce development, soft skills development, professional mentorship, educational and professional development opportunities. Each fellow will be assigned a fellow sponsor who will provide guidance and monitor progress, attendance, and participation closely.
North American Rescue, LLC Fellow Position Description
Job Title: Material Handler, Operations
Reports to: Supervisor, Operations
The Position Overview: Participates as a TEAM member within the Operations Department. This NAR Associate works closely to ensure that all material movement from warehouse to SCVRD assembly process area is completed accurately and within prescribed timeline requirements for both NAR and business partner South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department (SCVRD) associates. The primary purpose is to ensure the SCVRD is supplied with suitable volume of components to assemble, minimize downtime, and meet the build schedule for the day, as directed by the NAR Supervisor, Operations. This associate assists in the SCVRD assembly area set-up, can assist in client kit build training, and may perform product audits at the direction of the Supervisor.
Eligibility Requirements: Fellows must live in Greenville County.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This is not an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Projects/duties may be modified as needed.
- Know/understand NAR Products, as directed, and their quality requirements (specifications/tolerances/lot control, etc.)
- Know/understand NAR Product “direct packaging” requirements, such as those that must be vacuum packed and non-vacuum packed
- Know/understand the related/necessary assembly processing requirements that NAR Products must undergo, as well as with vacuum packaging processing and anti-microbiological applications
- Implement training instructions/procedures for all those provided to undertake NAR product assembly tasks, as directed
- Assists in providing direction to fellow SCVRD associate(s) as may be assigned
- Coordinate, as directed, with SCVRD Supervisory personnel related work schedule requirements
- Coordinate, as directed, with SCVRD Supervisory personnel related process training requirements
- Complete in a timely manner all data summary tasks, as directed
- Provide assistance to the NAR Supervisor, Warehouse in material handling duties, as requested
- Execute product pull sheets, as per build schedules, to minimize and prevent back orders to our “External Customers”
- Cooperate with fellow Ops Dept Team Members and all other NAR Associates to provide “Internal Customer” support, as required
- Cooperate/take direction/support Supervisor, Operations and all other executive management personnel as a means to support internal/external “Stockholders”
- Assists in training of clients provided, as candidates to complete product assembly schedules, and provides recommendations to approve/not approve
- Ensure all SCVRD “local” assembly process areas are supplied in a timely manner with components to minimize downtime potential. The goal is for these materials to be appropriately accounted during their transition through assembly and for related SCVRD process totals to be reviewed/equal to those attested to by NAR. Discrepancies are reported to the Supervisor, Operations
- Assists in the training/direction/coordination of the activities of SCVRD personnel for all tasks related to the assembly of NAR Products and the packaging thereof, as directed
Education and Experience:
- High School diploma or GED is required
- Two (2) years working in a product production/assembly and or warehouse environment is preferred;
Skills and Competencies:
- Applies consistent basic communication skills
- Demonstrates ability to respond courteously to all Internal Customers, Stockholders, External Customers (should they be contacted), business partner(s) (SCVRD), and suppliers.
- Has strong quality orientation, attention to detail, personal desire to meet/exceed requirements.
- Has ability to identify and resolve problems.
- Has ability to manage multiple priorities in the direct work environment.
- Has ability to work with limited direction and supervision.
- Builds and maintains effective working relationships.
- Has ability to change direction and focus.
- Has ability to safely operate forklift/order picker equipment.
- Has ability to understand inventory concepts such as FEFO and FIFO.
- Has ability to recognize inventory discrepancies and report same to Supervisory personnel.
- Has ability to learn all NAR Quality System requirements and related FDA compliance requirements (I.E., ISO-13485/ISO-9001, and ECE-R43 quality doctrines) as they are applied locally.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- Personal tasks are completed in office, operations, and warehouse environments.
- Has ability to perform tasks with good visual acuity and hand-eye coordination.
- Has ability to perform standard body movements:
- Frequent standing at workstations on the SCVRD assembly room floor.
- Occasional bending, squatting, stooping, and reaching.
- Has ability to tolerate moderate office noise levels.
- Has ability to tolerate moderate assembly/warehouse floor noise levels.
- Has ability to lift up to 50+ pounds on a routine basis
Instructions to Apply:
- Download the Upstate Warrior Solution Fellowship Program Application
- Complete Application
- Complete the essay questions on a separate document
- Email both your completed application and separate essay question response document and to firstname.lastname@example.org. ** Subject of your email must include “Fellowship Application” and include the County for which you are applying.