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Working As A Materials Associate

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • $23,220

    Average Salary

What Does A Materials Associate Do At United Technologies Corporation

* Utilize a variety of material handling/packaging equipment
* Identify correct parts, components, wires and other materials by part markings, color codes, container labels, etc.
* Utilize desktop instructions, parts lists, forms, & other work instructions to complete tasks
* Perform bulk counting utilizing scales and tape & reel counters
* Fill orders per bill of material (BOM) requirements
* Package parts in proper packaging material
* Follow proper material handling and packaging techniques to avoid damage
* Follow proper procedures for storing, shelving, and placing inventory
* Utilize computer systems and printers (e.g. recording inventory transactions, generate labels, labor charging)
* Assist in generating Non
* Conforming Material (NCM) reject tags
* Conduct cycle counts and record results
* Support customer service window and process basic material requisitions
* Track materials (physical and systems)
* Unpack, verify condition of material, count & receive incoming materials; elevate & resolve discrepancies with assistance
* Package & ship materials per shipping instructions
* Load & unload trucks, utilizing appropriate lifting equipment as needed
* Occasionally drive to delivery locations
* Receive materials in to Tool Crib
* Distribute material to internal plant locations
* Build & break down boxes
* Collect and properly dispose of materials
* Maintain appropriate levels of packaging supplies; replenish as needed
* Recognize & take steps to resolve inventory discrepancies/work area issues
* Maintain accurate records of all work performed (e.g. cycle counts, labor charging)
* Train other employees & perform other duties as assigned Physical Demands (representative) Transport product with or without product carts; lift up to 35 pounds unassisted; sit and or stand for extended periods of time; bend, squat, stoop, reach, turn as required; use hands, arms and shoulders for extended periods of time to perform material handling; distinguish colors and meet vision requirements Work Environment Characteristics (representative) Work with products of various weights & sizes, material handling tools & equipment, hot sealing equipment, and chemicals & adhesives that may emit fumes.
* Wear static-control and personal protective equipment

What Does A Materials Associate Do At Highmark Health

* Inventories and maintains adequate supply levels.
* Maintains inventory control, ordering supplies.
* Utilizes hand held devices for inventory replenishment. (40%)
* Interacts with both internal and external customers and exchanges information regarding availability of supplies, product identification and provides recommendations. (20%)
* Orders, receives supplies and stocks/delivers to assigned location.
* Receives supplies into database, verifies packing slips, completes required documentation. (35%)
* Responsible for maintaining department statistics including but not limited to, charging departments for stock requests, pulling and filling pick tickets, updating work and excel documents as necessary. (5%)
* Performs other duties as assigned or required including working weekends, evenings, holidays and shifts as assigned

What Does A Materials Associate Do At Valeant Pharmaceuticals

* Person MUST treat others with respect, demonstrate a positive can do approach, and be willing to work in whatever area is assigned.
* Remain open to change and support and assist projects when needed.
* Provide individual data to Lead / designee to support area activity reports.
* Assist in the Annual Physical Inventory.
* Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
* Assist in maintaining the building security.
* Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety.
* Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.
* Train workers on Materials processes when assigned

What Does A Materials Associate Do At Ralph Lauren

* Settaggio VCP per pelli/tessuti
* Creazione PLM Mill cards per pellami e tessuti
* Carico e Scarico Magazzino + relativa documentazione uscita merce
* Esploso fabbisogni ( Pellami )
* Piazzamento Ordini materiali a concerie
* Follow up materiali consegne produzione
* Chart dei materiali con aggiornamento settimanale
* Appuntamenti settimanali con Vendor materiali per aggiornamento consegne
* Test o richiesta test a New Yorko raccolta materiali da testare pellami/tessuti o follow up invio al Laboratorio del materiale + risultati
* Fatture non pagate, follow up con i vendors materie prime e NY
* Liability pellami e tessuti​ Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer.
* We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company

What Does A Materials Associate Do At Highmark Health

* Provides stock to departments in a timely manner through the accurate checking of par and inventory stock in departments and through the picking, delivery and put away of supplies.
* Fill and deliver miscellaneous and STAT requisitions as needed and deliver other materials including clean linen, equipment and furniture as required.
* Maintains knowledge of materials and their functional uses by reading appropriate materials i.e. packaging, product information meetings and in-services.
* Monitors requisitions for completion and inserts information as necessary.
* Utilizes knowledge of patient chargeables through accurate label handling, proper processing of patient account identification information and knowledge of operation of label equipment.
* Determines method of storage for medical surgical supplies, miscellaneous materials and intravenous solutions.
* Weighs, measures and inspects supplies for proper distribution i.e. unit of measure, location of storage.
* Maintains neatness and cleanliness of all areas stocked.
* Accountable for integrity of inventory via assisting with cycle counts and physical inventory accuracy.
* Monitors inventory to ensure adequate supply levels are maintained through the use of written outage reports and verbal requests which are resolved thru daily contact with inventory control, manager or purchasing buyers.
* Inspects, signs and processes documents and paperwork for incoming shipments, materials, equipment and furniture daily as needed by receiver

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How To Become A Materials Associate

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Materials Associate Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

  • Unknown

  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Chinese

  • Mandarin

  • Portuguese

  • German

  • Persian

  • Arabic

  • Carrier

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Top Materials Associate Skills

  1. Outstanding Customer Service
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Delivery
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Received several awards for providing outstanding customer service.
  • Trained new employees on job responsibilities and safety procedures.
  • Use of a forklift in the delivery of large locomotive parts to service bays routinely.
  • Licensed to drive Fork Lift, order picker, electric ladder, electric pallet jack and reach truck.
  • Assist shipping and receiving, unloading trucks, checking in merchandise, matching purchase orders to sales orders.

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