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Handler I - Materials

Company: Atkore
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Atkore is forging a future where all Atkore brands, suppliers, employees, customers, partners and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

Atkore is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electrical, mechanical, and safety infrastructure solutions to power and protect the world. With approximately 3,900 employees and 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore manufactures electrical conduit, cable management systems, armored cable, metal framing, and security products and solutions is a recent recipient of a Great Place to Work certification. Atkore's commitment to quality, delivery and value helps customers realize their vision. Atkore forges relationships and shapes the future with breakthrough results, enhanced technology, and innovative product offerings.

Atkore, a recent recipient of a Great Place to Work certification, is currently searching for Material Handlers to be based out of Kokomo, IN. Reporting to Operations Manager, this person will be responsible for receiving manufacturing orders to cut, bend, swage, or punch while following customer specifications and packaging by bundle, box or square collar.

The ideal candidate will have a positive team approach and 2+ years' experience in manufacturing.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate core values
  • Check and receive manufacturing orders
  • Bending, cutting, swaging, punching
  • Set-up skids, racks and hex bundles
  • Banding, packaging and knowledge of supplies
  • Quality checking OD, gauge, length and packaging requirements
  • Problem solving
  • Standard work training, 5S, lean sustainment and problem solving
  • Obtaining quality product and meeting customer packaging requirements
  • Communication skills to apply strong manufacturing guidelines with strategic planning focus
  • All duties as instructed by supervision
  • Please list experience, qualification; or prior success in any position at Allied Tube or Atkore International on your resume.


  • One year of manufacturing experience is preferred
  • High school degree or GED equivalent
  • Strong math skills
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing machines
  • Ability to distinguish various cosmetic flaws
  • Lean concept sustainment & problem-solving skills
  • Safety action orientated
  • Ability to give verbal instruction, build positive relationships, and good organizational skills
  • Flexibility of shift schedule including overtime and weekends
  • Must possess an outgoing positive attitude, be a team player and have strong work ethic
  • Demonstrates Atkore Core Behaviors - Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Keywords: Atkore, Kokomo , Handler I - Materials, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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