Posted on: January 25, 2023
Job SummaryUnder close supervision, expedites the movement of
parts and material between production areas by listing or otherwise
moving raw materials and/or parts. Prepares and coordinates
schedules for pulling and delivering materials to control the flow
of goods and regulate production floor space. Safely operates
appropriate equipment (forklifts, hoists, crane, etc.) required to
move materials along production floor. Follows all safety rules and
practices.MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (List in order of
Warehouse material handlers' essential duties are to perform
various tasks in the warehouse such as but not limited to:
- Inbound: Unload trucks, trailers, containers of freight,
counting products, compare to manifest to check all shipments for
damage, infestation, or production code dates. Material handlers
must report shortages, damages, and mis-shipments on appropriate
forms. Also be able to sign for inbound shipments when necessary.
All inbound shipments are moved safely to storage locations to be
efficiently stacked as store merchandise.
- Order Picking: Ensure that the correct product number, quantity
and type (lot, batch, serial number) of product are picked.
Transport orders to shipping locations or delivery platforms with
material handling equipment such as but not limited to fork trucks,
cherry pickers, or pallet jacks. Materials handlers must be able to
label, stencil, tag, mark orders, band, bundle, wrap, over-pack,
and palletize as required.
- Outbound: Compare quantity, labeling and address with order to
ensure out-going shipments are complete and correct. Assign
signature for outbound as necessary. Efficiently move product,
cartons and or pallets into trailers, rail cars or containers.
- Equipment: Maintain equipment in a neat, clean and orderly
fashion. Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Comply with
company standards and OSHA requirements.
- Inventory: Keep accurate records and reports. Assist in
physical inventories and cycle counts. Ensure proper stock
rotation. May key inventory adjustments in computer.
- Other Duties: Repack or re-box cases per customer instructions.
Repair and consolidate damaged goods as required. Operate
shrink-wrap machine. Charge forklift battery as needed; stack and
or separate good from bad pallets when necessary; clean railcars,
trailers, and truck docks, bays as requested.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
- High School education or GED preferred
- OSHA Forklift and HAZMAT certification a plus
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Must be able to use proper techniques to lift up to 75 pounds.
The ability to follow directions with emphasis on safety is
- Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with
tight scheduling requirements.
- Must be able to shift priorities easily.
- Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for
- Must have responsible work habits.
- Must be familiar with warehouse systems.
- Must be available to work any shift.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret SOP's, coverage, documents,
and regulations. Ability to write reports and business
correspondence. Ability to effectively establish rapport, present
information and respond to questions from managers, clients,
customers and the public. Skill and ability to meet people and
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and
divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations
using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and
distance. Understanding of metric system measurements is
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed
and uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with
problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized
Skill and ability to type. Skill and ability to operate a computer.
Skill and ability to organize and prioritize work. Skill and
ability to meet deadlines and operate office equipment. Skill and
ability to use Microsoft office tools and company software.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical
The work environment characteristics and physical effort described
here are representative of those an associate encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed
to an industrial warehouse environment. The associate works near
moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment
is usually loud. The job requires working in heights, exposure to
changes in temperature, driving equipment, and maybe exposed to
dust, fumes, or gases.
The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the
working day. The physical requirements of the job are for
associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height,
reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull.
Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull
up to 75 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both
hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as
well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this
classification. They are not intended to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required
of employees assigned to this position.
Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO
Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer.
We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed,
national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable
accommodation for any part of the employment process, please
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know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case
basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for
reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email
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