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Materials Handler Team Lead - Dayshift (A Schedule)

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, 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.


This position is responsible for the physical movement, support, and administrative tasks involved in receiving, shipping, storing, and support of raw material used for manufacturing of goods and finished goods. 

PLEASE NOTE:  The schedule for this position will be Sunday - Tuesday + Every other Wednesday 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM. This shift has a 5% differential.            
***SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED***            
  • $300 on first pay check
  • $300 after 6 months of employment
    Position Summary: 
    Ensures physical movement, support, and administrative tasks involved in receiving, shipping, storing, and support of raw material used for the manufacturing of goods.  Specifically in real-time material replenishment support of the Manufacturing line daily.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting supervisors and managers in directing and organizing daily tasks for material handlers.  The avocation and use of Production Web-based Warehouse Management software, including real-time transfer, goods issue, and other transactions.  Process Non-Conforming materials, cycle auditing of materials in multiple store locations, and control of perishable materials. 
    • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of its Quality System.
    • Ensures real-time daily replenishment of material in a “Just in Time” manner to the customer.
    • Extensive knowledge in the Kanban / Work Order, process to ensure material is pulled in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Aid manager/supervisor with daily work-load duties.
    • Lead/assist with departmental projects.
    • Aid manager/supervisor and training coordinator in updating and creating processes.
    • Collaborate with the training coordinator to ensure all material handlers are trained to appropriate WIDs and SOPs.
    • Ensure accuracy of transactions, bin and location maintenance for the stocking of material.
    • Utilize Production Web interface, Warehouse Management Software and mobile tools to distribute and transact material to the floor at direct movement of material.  This includes the use of tablets, bar-code scanners, and label printers.
    • Assist in Break down, cleaning, organizing, and prepping raw material to ensure readiness for manufacturing. To be done in accordance with procedures and production requirements.
    • Ensure all material in the warehouse is stored and consumed while practicing FIFO, and QC measures are being followed.
    • Assist and Lead Material Handlers with daily tasks and work schedules.
    • Assist, or oversee daily team stand up meetings.
    • Log, label, track, and enter material lot information into Production Web and/or MES Systems.
    • Support the inventory control team with cycle counting efforts.
    • Practice and teach other material handlers lean manufacturing, good housekeeping principles, and 6S.
    • Maintain key performance indicators (KPI’s) that track productivity and workload.
    • Coordinate, communicate, and signal replenishment of material from the various stock locations to production.
    • Lead efforts in the identification, movement, and disposition of non-conforming material.
    • Maintain Kanban levels and update as production requirements change.
    • Receive, inspect, store, and properly control the integrity of perishable materials.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Training and Education: 
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • APICS training preferred.
    • 2 years’ experience in inventory, warehouse, and receiving. 
    • Materials handling experience within the medical device industry, including working with the FDA regarding control of materials for instruments and chemistry, is preferred.
    Skills and Qualifications: 
    • Knowledge of inventory control principles.
    • Knowledge of warehouse management, shipping and/or, receiving functions. 
    • Proficient in ERP and Warehouse management software. 
    • Ability to proficiently use Word, Excel, and MS Office software. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively up and down the organization. 
    • Ability to learn and implement lean practices and demand flow strategies throughout the warehouse and production. 
    • Knowledge of and experience in the majority of applicable job skills and ability to train other employees in these areas. For example: receiving, shipping, Kanban replenishment, Six S methodology, campus deliveries, truck run, etc.
    Physical Requirements: 
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance, which may include another person or lifting device
    • Standing and/or lifting 50% of work-time

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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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