Doffer Job Description Sample
Material Handler-Cloth Doffer
What Warehouse Operations contributes to Cardinal Health
Warehouse Operations is responsible for performing/controlling a combination of manual or automated tasks necessary for the receipt, storage, and shipment of product. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers.
Uses a variety of equipment such as forklifts, conveyers, cranes, handcarts, and power trucks to move materials, parts, assemblies and finished products or goods within a plant, office or warehouse. Responsible for packaging and storing.
Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions. Must attend all monthly scheduled Safety Meetings.
Retrieve cloth tubes from storage racks.
Transport cloth tube on buggy to weave room and push buggy to loom being doffed.
Stop loom. Use channel lock pliers to release handle on bracket to release tension on tube.
Doff cloth and cut cloth from loom roll.
Load empty tube back in loom. Wrap cloth around tube, tighten brackets, and start loom.
Pick up cloth doffed and put on cloth buggy.
Transport cloth to cloth room.
High School Diploma/ GED or one to two months' related experience and/or training preferred
Good written communication skills
1-2 years' experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft office preferred
Prior forklift certification preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to read numbers in order to match tickets to corresponding cotton bales and to lay down sequence.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
Adheres to all quality guidelines
Works under moderate degree of supervision
Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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