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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 which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.

In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 11 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City-based BioFire Diagnostics and one subsidiary in Montreal, Canada.

Come and join a family-owned global company with a long-term vision, and a human-centered culture.


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.



  • 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
  • One (1) year of warehouse and forklift experience required


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 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


Physical Requirements:

  • 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.


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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