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Forklift Operator


St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504

REQ ID:  36408

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

To lead and support the site material movements – material management, material flow improvements, coordination with logistics and all production areas including, but not limited to; stocking raw materials at production lines, communication with off-site warehouse on hours outside of Logistic hours, transporting finished materials from lines to packaging, removal and disposal of product dunnage, and following Kanban principles to sustain the work-flow system.

The Materials Coordinator will be the site "champion" for all material movements from the internal warehouse to all of the production line in the plant.  This candidate will drive efficiencies in the production area, by having the materials needed at each line available at point of use.  The Materials Coordinator must have a passion for overseeing the coordination of the process flow for the entire plant, with added emphasis on the weekends while coordinating with PONY warehouse. Must also have the ability to transcend obstacles within a complex manufacturing environment, to identify and communicate the "big picture", and to achieve tangible improvements within the organization. Must have the ability to coordinate and operate the Core Cutter and Box Truck when called upon to meet business schedule adherence and avoid any machine downtime due to lack of materials. The Water Spyder (Materials Coordinator) will ensure that coordination of materials and transactions are aligned with other business activities (Recycling) and improvement projects that support critical organizational goals and lead to higher customer satisfaction.

  • Must have the ability to coordinate with Production Scheduling, Logistics and the shift production workforce to assure that orders are completed in a timely fashion with the value that meets and exceeds the customers’ requirements. 
  • Support and manage:  material movements (raw materials, semi-finished, finished products and recyclables) in an orderly fashion that drives improvement in quality, safety, and efficiency. 
  • Inventory control through, spreadsheets, visual control and SAP transactions.       



  • Must have good standing Driver’s License
  • HS Diploma
  • Must demonstrate a solid understanding of the general plant manufacturing process
  • Must have strong troubleshooting skills with proven problem solving abilities
  • Must be a highly motivated, self-starter capable of managing multiple movements with minimal supervision
  • Must have strong communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills coupled with a willingness to promote and uphold the team culture
  • Must display confidence with computer transactions/programs including SAP
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Preference will be given to candidates with any prior material coordination experience.
  • Able to perform the requirements of the position.

Requisition id: 36408 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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