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Material Handler / Warehouse Associate

OR Corporate - Wilsonville, OR

Job Details

Precision Countertops is a leading custom countertop manufacturer in the United States; we service California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. With over thirty years of experience manufacturing and installing countertops, we have thousands of satisfied customers. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are currently recruiting for a full-time Material Handler/Warehouse Associate in our Wilsonville, Oregon facility. Our success lies in the people we hire. We are committed to providing a personal and rewarding experience for every employee in our organization by offering a positive work environment and career advancement by promoting from within. If you are an innovative, service oriented team player and meet the following requirements below, we want to talk to you!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Stocking materials including stone, sinks, faucets, display material, etc.
  • Always maintains company safety standards and warehouse cleanliness
  • Receives material and supplies; verifies material code, lot number, and quantity.
  • Preparing, loading, and unloading all incoming and outgoing trucks
  • Maintain inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock
  • Records location of material
  • Locates, verifies, pulls, and stages material listed on production orders
  • Utilizes and maintains material-handling equipment by completing inspections and requesting repairs
  • Contributes to the team effort

Qualifications

  • Proven record of quality work and attention to detail
    Experience receiving and shipping goods
  • Outstanding safety record
  • Background check required
  • Experience working with stone is a plus
  • Experience with overhead crane is a plus

Understanding Pitting and Fissures in Natural Stone

An ongoing issue in the natural stone industry is the difference between the customer’s expectation of the appearance of their countertops, and the surface texture irregularities that are inherent to natural stone surfaces.

Customers often expect a polished finish; that means glassy smooth, with absolutely no signs of cracks or indentations. This is not only unrealistic, but it fails to consider the characteristics that make granite and other natural stone countertops so amazing, unique, and naturally beautiful.

It’s important for homeowners who are considering installing granite, quartzite, or any other type of natural stone kitchen countertop or bathroom vanity that pits and fissures are part of the stones natural structure and there may always be these tiny spaces in the deposits of mineral crystals that make each slab unique. All homeowners should be aware that they are in no way a structural defect.

Watch the video below to learn more about these unique characteristics from our own showroom kitchen!

When any natural stone is polished, pitting and fissuring will inevitably occur. Also, due to the cooling and heating of the rock, after it has been formed, these fissures can be more or less obvious than others, but they are rarely completely absent. Most pitting and fissuring is so microscopic that people don’t even notice these irregularities. And for larger ones, they can be filled with an epoxy.

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