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Material Handler

Location: Frederick, Maryland, United States
Job # 10371025
Date Posted: 01-31-2018
Material Handler
Frederick, MD 
Contract to Hire: 1 year
12.50/ hour 
2nd shift: Flexible   
 
Objective:
To provide shipping, receiving, storage and order fulfillment services for finished goods, inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment at the assigned facility(s).
Essential Functions:
• Pick, pack, sort, arrange, count, store, and correctly process items for storage and/or shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements while sustaining a high level of quality to ensure customers receive correct product and in the time requested.  
• Receive materials and/or finished goods on a daily basis.
• Verify the quality, type and amount of materials received are correct and that the appropriate documentation is present (e.g. packing list).
• Work in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F).
• Safely operate distribution equipment, as required.
• Stand for extended durations.
• Lift up to 25 lbs on a regular basis. Routinely push and pull up to 25 lbs. Regularly climb and reach.
• Satisfactorily complete Life Technologies training requirements and operate within all ISO standards pertaining to site Distribution including, but not limited to, Control of Documents and Quality Policy.
 
Nature and Scope:

This position largely interacts with equivalent levels of internal personnel. The interaction requires good communication and customer service skills. Effectiveness in this role also requires some knowledge of shipping, receiving, and inventory control procedures as well as the ability to understand and interpret team metrics. The job encounters recurring work situations of a routine nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules. This position requires the individual to be ready to start work on-time daily and maintain strong attendance performance. The incumbent normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments. Equipment training will be provided through one-on-one instruction, on-the-job training (OJT), Standard Training Protocol (STP) and/or other training documentation.
 
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
 
Experience:
Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience. Some experience in logistics with a life science company preferred. The proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet schedules required.
 
Working Conditions
Performs work of a highly repetitive nature. Will walk and may occasionally sit, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift up to 50lbs. May handle “packaged” hazardous materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be available to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change). Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of their jobs. The Company will not provide an accommodation that would create an undue hardship on the company or endanger the health or safety of the employee.
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