Posted on: January 24, 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.Why Avantor?* $18 / hour to start
* 18 days of PTO a year
* 9 paid company holidays per year
* Great benefits (healthcare insurance, dental, vision, life,
matching 100% up to 4% of your income.
* Benefits effective on first day of employment.What does the
- 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.What do you need to
- High School education or GED preferred
- OSHA Forklift and HAZMAT certification a plus
- 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.LANGUAGE SKILLS:
- 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 situations.What do you need to have?
- Skill and ability to type. Skill and ability to operate a
- Skill and ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Skill and ability to meet deadlines and operate office
- Skill and ability to use Microsoft office tools and company
What's the environment like? The work environment characteristics
and physical effort described here are representative of those an
associate encounter while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.Typically works in a production/clean room environment
with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of
temperature and noise level.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 50 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 adjust focus.The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working
conditions associated with a job.
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
contact us by email at email@example.com and let us
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
address.For more information about equal employment opportunity
protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE
LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency
Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.EEO is the
LawOFCCP EEO SupplementPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION
PROVISION3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates
without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a
specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with
the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the
submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and
conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will
take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on
its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.
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