UniCarriers Americas Corporation
  • 431 - Material Control
  • Marengo, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K)

Materials Manager

UniCarriers Americas Corporation

UniCarriers is growing! Consider a fulfilling career at a company where you can progress professionally with your level of expertise. Working at UniCarriers could give you the opportunity to contribute to:


  • Inventory Management & Accuracy
  • Process Performance
  • On-time Delivery of Parts to Assembly/Manufacturing Lines
  • Receiving Dock Management and Receipt Accuracy
  • Kaizen/Lean Project Leadership
  • Staff Development and Training


Don't let your career go stagnant; take the next step and join our team!


Job Description

Looking for a self-sufficient, energetic, self-starter who has the capability to independently manage and continuously improve all aspects of production and spare parts warehouse and material delivery operations within the company.


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage activities for company projects that involve plant layout and warehouse changes.
  • Manage daily functions of department personnel.
  • Coordinate receiving activities to ensure accurate and timely transactions.
  • Maintain item master fields to ensure proper inventory control.  
  • Utilize root cause analysis in a team setting to improve department performance.
  • Develop and maintain warehouse procedures to maintain stock accuracy.
  • Control IPO receiving activities.
  • Continuous improvement of warehouse design and picking activities.
  • Maintain safety standards.
  • Maintain 5S objectives.
  • Ensure all processes are properly documented, updated, and trained to in accordance with UCA's Quality Management System.
  • Determine manpower requirements and cross training activities.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews and determine goals and objectives.
  • Maintain department budget.
  • Always acts in a professional and courteous manner, representing UCA's highest standards of business conduct; exhibits a positive attitude, sharing information with co-workers as appropriate and works to promote a cooperative, productive teamwork environment.


Job Requirements

  • Business or Technical college degree desired.
  • Minimum of three years previous experience in warehouse management.
  • Exposure to a heavy equipment-manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with federal workplace safety regulations, and environmental protection regulations.
  • Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Certifications, Licenses and/or Registrations: Forklift License
  • Technical Skills: Minimum Microsoft Office including Word & Excel; MICROSOFT DYNAMICS AXexperience desirable


Company Overview

UCA's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Marengo, IL which is about 30 miles east of Rockford and approx. 30 miles west of Schaumburg. 

While the UniCarriers name has only been around a short while, the story of our company is, in reality, the history of three companies that span more than 100 years.

  • Barrett Industrial Trucks was founded in 1914, and was a pioneer in bringing a new generation of electric powered equipment to the material handling market.
  • TCM founded the forklift manufacturing industry in Japan, producing the first ever Japan-made forklift in 1949.
  • Nissan Forklift began operations in 1957. With its acquisition of Barrett in 1988, it became the first Japanese manufacturer of all five classes of material handling equipment in the U.S.

Today, UniCarriers provides forklifts throughout the world. The UniCarriers Americas facility in Marengo, Illinois, sets the standard for forklift manufacturing. And we continue to push the envelope, bringing new technology and innovation to our equipment...and the material handling industry.

UniCarriers employs over 4,400 employees worldwide. UCA offers its employees and their families a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package. Benefits that are offered to employees and their families include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • 401(K) Savings Plan (Including company match)
  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending /Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
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