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Material Handler - 2nd Shift

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

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.


Position Summary:

General areas of responsibility include receiving supplier shipments; picking internal customer orders; shipping, and inventory organization, management and control. Positions in the warehouse are responsible for the efficient use of the organization's storage and distribution facilities. Responsible for inspection, identification, and delivery to stocking locations. Picks and stages finished goods Stock Transfer Orders (STOs) for loading and shipping. This position shares in responsibility of material handling activities for forty million dollars of annual inventory value.  Durham Warehouse Team processes on average 5,000 inventory receipts, 2,000 picking requests, and 1000 Stock Transfer Orders per year


Working hours: 2pm - 10:30pm


Main Accountabilities:

  • Pick, pack, and deliver orders for direct materials used in Manufacturing and Packaging Lines
  • Process Stock Transfer Orders to Distribution Center
  • Move material to storage bins or staging areas with proper equipment following all SOPs
  • Assure quality, accuracy, and compliance with GMP’s in shipping, receiving and the warehouse operation while maintaining a timely throughput of operations
  • Accurately receives goods, verifies items against the record of shipment, and inspects condition
  • Operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment in a safe manner
  • Handles and maintains flow of materials and products in manufacturing areas according to established guidelines.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety standards and adheres to all safety policies, rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Monitors warehouse space requirements and assist with maintaining proper warehouse utilization
  • Exhibit safe work habits while maintaining a clean, near and orderly work area
  • Other responsibilities include data entry, cycle counting, and forklift battery maintenance
  • Assess safety and environmental risks to ensure tasks adhere to HSE policies and HMS
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management


Studies and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license


Skills and Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of warehouse and forklift experience required
  • Ability to perform basic math and data entry
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems (WMS) and use of RF scanners
  • The ability to follow directions and work unsupervised
  • Knowledge of DOT, IATA, ISO, FDA
  • Able to safely operate Power Industrial Trucks (PIT) including narrow aisle reach trucks in all directions
  • Must be able to safely and effectively handle box cutters and/or similar tools

Additional Information:

  •  Ability to remain in stationary position, often standing, for prolonged periods.
  •  Ability to ascend/descend stairs, ladders, ramps, and the like.
  •  Ability to wear PPE correctly most of the day.
  •  Ability to operate heavy machinery.
  •  Ability to adjust or move objects up to 50 pounds in all directions.


Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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