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Material Handler 1

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Manufacturing

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.



Primary Purpose and Overall Objective of the Job:

Material Handlers are required to accurately  prepare orders for shipment, cycle count inventory, locate material quickly and efficiently, assist in receiving material, and other general warehousing functions.


 Main Accountabilities:

  • Assure quality, accuracy, and compliance with GMP’s in shipping, receiving, and the warehouse operation, while maintaining a timely throughput of operations
  • Move material to storage areas with proper equipment, and efficiently stack and store the material in the appropriate area
  • Pick, pack, and manifest orders for shipment for internal and external customers
  • Check and/or verify freight and shipments for accuracy and/or damage
  • Monitors warehouse space requirements and assist with maintaining proper warehouse utilization
  • Other responsibilities include receiving, data entry, cycle counting and other duties as required
  • Work on a small, fast paced, and dynamic team


Studies and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • General warehouse knowledge, including shipping and/or receiving experience
  • Truck driving experience preferred


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with manager and others
  • Ability to use material handling equipment such as a floor jack, hand truck, and order picker
  • Forklift experience a must
  • Computer knowledge.  Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook and perform light data entry in Microsoft Excel
  • Good close vision and hand dexterity for computer
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Must be able to follow directions and work well independently for periods at a time with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work on ladders and on feet for long periods of time
  • Requires mental alertness and attention to detail
  • Ability to work overtime as needed


BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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