Material Handling Associate

Job Locations US-Peoria Metropolitan Area, Illinois
Job ID
Supply Chain
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name


Material Handling Associate

We are looking for a Material Handling Associate to join a global engineering and manufacturing leader in technology. The Material Handling Associate is responsible for coordinating material transactions to support in-house manufacturing and customer orders. This is a team-based role, in a respectful and culturally diverse workplace. The environment is safety conscious as well as temperature and humidity controlled. 


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in Morton, IL. 


As Material Handling Associate, you will:

  • Receive and store raw materials and finished goods from suppliers
  • Lead incoming material inspections to ensure quality of materials
  • Create supplier defect reports and supplier corrective action requests
  • Pick, transfer and setup materials for production jobs and customer orders
  • Ensure stock inventory levels are maintained to adequately meet operational needs
  • Ensure inventory accuracy by performing physical counts, investigating, and resolving inventory discrepancies
  • Responsible for coordinating vendor managed inventory activities and replenishing KANBAN
  • De-trash and dispose of boxes and other packaging
  • Constantly seek and implement continuous improvements using Lean methodologies



  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in material handling, preferably in a production environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to follow verbal and written work instructions
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

Key Success Factors:

  • Self-motivated and an excellent team player
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced team environment with minimal supervision
  • Able to interact effectively with office staff and senior management


  • Experience and use of ERP and visual manufacturing processes and systems
  • Experience in cycle counting and investigation of variances
  • Lean warehouse and materials management experience
  • Knowledge of supplier quality and supplier corrective action processes

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. For any questions about the role or our company or for applicants who require an accommodation in the application process, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.   


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division, your work will contribute to the operation of our AutonomouStuff brand.  


We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.


Click on the links below to learn more about Equal Employment Opportunity. 

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Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources for assistance at 309.291.0966 x109.


We are an E-Verify participating employer. Click on the links below for more information about E-Verify and your right to work. 

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