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Warehouse Associate - Temporary (New)

Job ID 5122220 Date posted 07/14/2017
Location:Hibbing, MN
Country:United States
Job Code:2515
Position Type:Hourly

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is an international mining and natural resources company. The Company is a major global iron ore producer and a significant producer of high-and low-volatile metallurgical coal. Cliffs' strategy is to continually achieve greater scale and diversification in the mining industry through a focus on serving the world's largest and fastest growing steel markets. Driven by the core values of social, environmental and capital stewardship, Cliffs associates across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and financial transparency.

The Company is organized through a global commercial group responsible for sales and delivery of Cliffs' products and a global operations group responsible for the production of the minerals the Company markets. Cliffs operates iron ore and coal mines in North America and an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia.


This position is temporary beginning immediately to cover for vacation relief through the summer and into the fall.

Position Summary

To receive, receipt, store, protect, and issue all materials used at Hibbing Taconite Company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate the receipt of all incoming materials including uploading freights, recording in database, determining storage location, and moving material to the proper area.

  • Coordinate the issuing of all outgoing materials including documenting, packing, shipping, and issuing materials to employees.

  • Resolve all warehousing discrepancies and errors by communicating and problem solving with department management, Purchasing and Accounting groups, vendors, and freight companies.

  • Supervise hourly service equipment operators in loading, unloading, and moving of freight.

  • Perform cycle count inventory.

  • Ensure price accuracy for incoming and outgoing materials.

  • Prepare purchase orders for on and off property purchases, repairs, and returns.

  • Maintain and ensure accuracy in the database containing inventory, receiving and issuing information.

  • Prepare required reports on fuel usage, rentals, returns for credit, and keep-fill on a weekly basis.

  • Re-bin, re-label or remove obsolete materials as necessary.

  • Supervise, communicate with, and train all other company personnel, temporary employees, and vendors in the warehouse.

Education:2 year degree in related field or equivalent.

Experience and Knowledge:1-2 years related experience. Understands theories, principles, procedures, systems and techniques in warehousing. Applies the knowledge and skills needed to do the job, including technical competence in one’s own field and familiarity with policies and practices of the broader function, the organization and the industry.

Communication Skills- sends and receives information clearly, accurately, thoroughly and effectively with all levels of the organization in a timely manner.

Motivation and Commitment- establishes high performance standards and works hard to attain them. Takes initiative, and demonstrates commitment to the professional management of the organization.

Teamwork/Working Relationships- interacts with others in ways that enhance understanding and respect, perceiving their needs. Develops effective relationships, and deals effectively with conflict. Shows awareness and consideration for opinions and feelings of others, develops and maintains smooth and cooperative relationships with peers, subordinates and superiors.

Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills- identifies problems and recognizes symptoms, causes and alternative solutions. Makes timely, sound decisions even under conditions of risk and uncertainty.

Safety/Environment- strives to makes safety an important part of all company operations. Communicates and implements safety and loss control standards, mine rules and MSHA regulations. Understands and communicates environmental policies and procedures and operates in a manner consistent with environmental responsibility.

Planning Skills- Sets goals, develops strategies and schedules to meet those goals, and anticipates obstacles and alternative strategies. Assigns responsibilities, allocates resources and coordinates activities of others to meet objectives efficiently and effectively.

Analytical Ability/Perceptiveness-learns new material quickly. Understands abstract concepts. Recognizes subtle interrelationships and handles complexity.

Administrative- structures the activities of others; coordinates the use of resources in a way that meets the objectives as well as maximizes productivity and efficiency. Holds self and others accountable to high performance and work/time standards.

Personal Adaptability-responds appropriately and confidently to the demands of work challenges when confronted with changes, ambiguity, adversity, or other pressures.


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C&E Awards

The U.S. Talent Acquisition team was awarded a 2012 Candidate Experience Award by the Talent Board. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization that showcases employers who deliver outstanding candidate experiences. This is the second year in a row that Cliffs has earned this award, which is based on feedback directly from our job candidates. Cliffs is the only Natural Resources company to receive this award.

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