Material Handler - 1st Shift
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Job Summary***$1,500 Sign On Bonus!***First Shift Monday -
Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm
$19/hr Why Avantor?
- Full-Time Health Benefits on Your First Day
- Sign-On Bonus paid at 90 Days
- Quarterly Incentive Bonuses paid
- Competitive Time off Package (PTO and Holidays)
- Employee Stock Options
- Retirement Plan Options with company match
- Direct HireWhat does the position do?
- 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
- Career Entry Role
- High School completion or equivalent (GED) required
- 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.What would be nice to have?
- OSHA Forklift and HAZMAT certification a plusWhat'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.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 adjust focus.DISCLAIMER:
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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