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IMI Precision Engineering Material Handler (Water Spider) in Brookville, Ohio

Who We Are:

IMI Precision Engineering is a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment.

Part of IMI plc, we have a sales and service network in 75 countries, as well as manufacturing capability in the USA, Germany, China, UK, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Mexico and Brazil. We support this with our global centers of technical excellence, and facilities for CFD design and R&D testing.

Our Brookville Ohio location, estabilished for over 50 years and leading manufacturer of pneumatic actuators, is looking to add a dedicated and experienced Material Handler (Water Spider) to their team. This is a full-time opportunity for an employee oriented organization that offers the following:

- Medical, dental, and vision

- 401k plan

- Life insurance


The Water-Spider is responsible for picking, delivering, and accurately transacting material to designated locations on a routine hourly basis. This individual must also be able to decide the priority of orders to pull when components are limited. In addition, responsibility includes preparing and transferring components to Receiving for outside processing, conducting daily cycle counts, investigating variances and negative inventory balances, submitting corrections, and making adjustments when authorized.


  1. Follow system instructions to pick and defined route to deliver purchased and manufactured components as well as retrieve manufactured components and finished goods for transfer to various internal destinations in a timely manner.

  2. Make accurate transactions in system to ensure that company inventory records stay accurate. For example, use bar codes and scanners to pick items from storage areas and issue them to assembly Work Orders. Print corresponding ID labels and deliver items to point of use.

  3. Complete operations when needed to close Work Orders and post goods to stock or simply move item to next machine and make a transfer in system if further operations are called for on the routing.

  4. Determine the priority of orders to be pulled when components are limited in order to keep production flowing smoothly.

  5. Ensure that acceptable productivity standards are maintained.

  6. Effectively communicate with personnel in other departments to ensure accurate and timely deliveries.

  7. Prepare, verify counts, and transfer components from machining to Receiving for outside processing.

  8. Generate and manage daily cycle counts based on system

  9. Investigate variances and do advanced root cause analysis.

  10. Research negative inventory balances, submit BOM corrections, and make adjustments when authorized.

  11. This list of essential functions and responsibilities is not exhaustive. The associate may be required to perform additional duties not listed.


Skills and Competencies

  1. Must be able to work variable, unannounced overtime hours.

  2. Must have basic reading comprehension and writing skills, be able to work from verbal and written instructions, be capable of working with computer terminals and be able to complete routine paperwork.

  3. Must be quality and detail oriented.

  4. Must have good attendance and work record.

  5. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle last minute requests.

Computers and Technology

  1. Basic knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)

  2. Handle multiple transactions including researching system discrepancies

  3. Proficient in JDE Shop floor and inventory modules.

Job ID 2019-31863

# of Openings 1

Category Supply Chain

Platform IMI Precision Engineering