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Sr Material Handler

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

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.

Sr Material Handler – URGENTLY HIRING

 

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.

 

As a valued team member, you will enjoy:

  • $1,000 sign on bonus ($500 on the first paycheck and $500 after 6 months of employment)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 160 hours of paid time off
  • 9.5% 401k retirement match
  • Low-cost medical insurance that starts on day one
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $8,000/annually
  • Onsite cafeteria with daily food stipend
  • Annual bonus

 

Salary & Schedule:

  • $17.00/hr
  • Day Shift:
    • 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
    • 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

 

Position Summary:

The Sr Material Handler performs all shipping, material movement and receiving duties and confirms inventory levels. This job directly affects both internal and external customers.  It also affects Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality goals of the division.  Routine internal contacts may include, but not limited to Sales Administration, Maintenance, Engineering, Quality, Material handling and Planning. 

 

Primary Duties:

  1. Pulls and packs product orders to ensure accuracy and efficiencies.  Checks lot numbers; package weights and prepares carrier documentation.
  2. Receives and processes product from manufacturing or suppliers.  Ensures parts are properly identified and labeled.
  3. Stocks product after approval for use in a manner to maintain 5S, inventory accuracy and safety.
  4. Counts physical inventory of all raw materials and finished goods in the warehouses and coolers.
  5. Processes all required paperwork to ensure the material transactions occur for all departmental activities.
  6. Maintains warehouse and work areas following 5S principles; participates 5S audits as needed.
  7. Follows all departmental and company safety policies including maintaining warehouse and work areas following 5S principles.
  8. Work with the department Associate Team Leaders and Team Leaders to ensure compliance with all cGMP, ISO and FDA guidelines for warehouse activities.
  9. May need to drive a truck for material transport of product from one location to another.
  10. Provides training to others within the department.
  11. Identifies areas that need improvement within the department to assist in maximizing accuracy, minimizing errors and increasing inventory accuracy of all parts processed.

 

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  1. Requires a minimum of two (2) years experience in a shipping and/or receiving environment.  Prefer experience in picking/packing. 
  2. High School Diploma or GED required
  3. Must posses knowledge of materials management and inventory accuracy principles.
  4. Knowledge of Kaizen and 5S principles is highly preferred.
  5. Must be proficient in the use of computers to enter and retrieve  data.
  6. Must possess clear written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Must possess attention to detail and organizational skills, and have the ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
  8. Experience with the safe and efficient use material handling equipment such as a floor jack, hand truck, order picker, and forklift is required.
  9. Truck driving experience is preferred.

Please be aware that recruitment related scams are on the rise. Fraudulent job postings are being placed on other websites, and individuals posing as bioMérieux Talent Acquisition team members are reaching out via email or text message in an attempt to collect your personal and confidential information. In some cases, these scammers are also conducting bogus interviews prior to extending fraudulent offers of employment. Beware of individuals reaching out using general phone numbers and non-bioMerieux email domains (i.e. Hotmail.com, Gmail.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). If you are concerned that an interview experience or offer of employment might be a scam, please make sure you are searching for the posting on our careers site https://careers.biomerieux.com/ or contact us at [email protected].

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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