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Materials Management Associate – Distribution (1st shift)

Primary Location: Eagan, MN, US

We are hiring a Materials Management Associate for our printing plant team in Eagan, Minnesota. As a Materials Management Associate, you will be responsible for working as a member on our Core Publishing Solutions team performing tasks relating to warehousing, order fulfillment, inventory control and returns while utilizing ERP and other systems to ensure accuracy of inventory and delivery of a quality product to the customer. For this role, you would also be eligible for $4,000 in bonuses your first year. A $2,000 signing bonus upon being in the role for 90 days, another $1,000 bonus at 6 months and a final $1,000 bonus at 12 months (excludes internal employees).

Hours of Work – Eagan, Minnesota

  • Monday – Friday from 6:30 am – 2:30 pm

About the Role

In this opportunity as a Materials Management Associate, you will be responsible for:   

  • Safely operating powered material handling equipment in the course of completing work tasks.
  • Tasks may include one or more of the following:
  • Utilizing ERP (e.g., SAP, MII) and/or radio frequency (RF) equipment to obtain information or entering transactions regarding material/product movement activities.
  • Picking, sorting or packing picked items in appropriate packaging; ensuring that the product arrives to the customer in quality condition.
  • Monitoring, stocking and transporting materials or finished goods to designated area or assigned storage location.
  • Inventory materials and finished goods and maintaining records, rejecting unsatisfactory items as needed.
  • Researching and processing returns, accurately recording information in ERP and determining whether product should return to stock based on quality.
  • Providing data to internal departments as requested.
  • Accurately documents activities on Tier Boards.
  • May operate 2-way radio for communication.
  • Performing daily maintenance and changing batteries if needed.
  • Actively participating in company safety program to ensure compliance and contribute to safety culture.
  • Meeting or exceeding established quality and productivity standards utilizing standard work procedures.
  • Implementing, performing and sustaining housekeeping procedures to maintain work area and equipment.
  • Recommending process improvements; implementing process improvements.
  • Participating in project teams as needed.
  • Other duties as apparent or assigned.

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Materials Management Associate if your background includes:

Education: (minimum requirements)

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience
  • Some experience working in a shipping, receiving and/or warehouse environment
  • Preference for experience with enterprise resource systems (e.g., SAP)
  • Preference for previous lift truck experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, equipment displays, operating and maintenance instructions, and production orders
  • Able to be certified and operate power material handling equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to work overtime and flex schedule as required to meet customer demand
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to send and receive oral communications via 2-way radios
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently or in a team environment

What’s in it For You? 

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through: 

  • Bonus: $4,000 in bonuses the first year (excludes internal employees)
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more 
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing 
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking 
  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact 
  • Purpose-Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth, and transparency.  Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.  

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We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

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As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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Job information

Req #: JREQ163578
Locations: Eagan-MN-US
Job Function: Production & Materials Management

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