Warehouse Technician

Elko, Nevada, United States
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 16, 2021
Full Time
Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in White Pine County of Nevada. Its workforce comes from Ely, Eureka, Elko and Spring Creek area. It is the newest mine in Kinross' portfolio and was acquired in January 2016.

Job Description

The incumbent is responsible for warehouse counter duties, and assists in shipping and receiving, materials handling, inventory controls, and other duties as assigned by the Supervisor while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handle material requests and issues at the warehouse counter based on established warehouse procedures. This will include knowledge of inventory locations and proper information input and handling.
  • Rotation of inventory
  • Keeping shelves stocked and the receiving area clear.
  • Sweep floors, dust the area, and maintain neat appearance inside and outside storage areas.
  • Progressive training in the JD Edwards System, including issues, receiving and all materials handling functions.
  • Assist in the shipping and receiving of materials.
  • Assist in the surveillance of the warehouse and outside storage areas in loss prevention.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  • Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  • Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  • Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

  • Experience in the JD Edwards system is preferred.
  • DOT Hazmat training is preferred.


  • Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Forklift experience is preferred.
  • Must follow established warehouse and safety procedures as directed.
  • Must be able to carry out assigned duties with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess good knowledge of and ability to use a mainframe, personal computer, and its related systems.
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
  • Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
  • Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
  • Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
  • Requires valid driver's license.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements

Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals. Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness
    Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value
  • External engagement
    Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage
  • Business Focus
    Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships
  • Living the Kinross Values
    Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.