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Sr Packer

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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.

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.

Sr Packer – Urgently Hiring!!

As a valued team member, you will enjoy:

  • 11 paid holidays
  • 160 hours of paid time off
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Low-cost medical insurance that starts on day one
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Onsite cafeteria with daily food stipend
  • Annual bonus

Salary:

Starting pay is $17/hr

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

 

The Sr Packer 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

 

 

  • Provides training to others within the department.
  • Pulls and packs orders to ensure accuracy and efficiencies.  Checks lot numbers; package weights and prepares carrier documentation.
  • Identifies areas that need improvement within the department.
  • May have to move finished goods from manufacturing to distribution storage rooms.
  • Maintains warehouse and work areas following 5S principles.
  • Receives and processes product from manufacturing or suppliers.  Ensures parts are properly identified and labeled.
  • Stocks product after approval for use in a manner to maintain 5S, inventory accuracy and safety.
  • Counts physical inventory of all raw materials and finished goods in the warehouses and coolers as required.
  • Processes all required paperwork to ensure the material transactions occur for all departmental activities.
  • Assist in the development of new procedures as needed.
  • Work with the department Associate Team Leaders and Team Leaders to ensure compliance with all cGMP, ISO and FDA guidelines.
  • Participates in 5S audits.
  • Follows all departmental and company safety policies.
  • Maximize accuracy, minimize errors and increase inventory accuracy of all parts processed.
  • May need to drive a truck for material transport.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS 

 

  • Knowledge of materials management and inventory accuracy principles.
  • Knowledge of Kaizen and 5S principles.
  • Shipping and/or receiving experience.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Good close vision and hand dexterity for computer.
  • 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, order picker, and forklift.
  • Ability to work on ladders.
  • Ability to work on feet for long periods of time.
  • Requires mental alertness and attention to detail.
  • Truck driving experience preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

  • Repetitive hand and arm motions, ability to climb steps.  
  • Lifting (up to 50Lbs) and moving containers of  parts and various materials. 
  • Must be able to push a wheeled cart that can weigh up to 400 lbs fully loaded.  
  • Must be able to climb ladders to reach higher shelving.  
  • Excellent personal hygiene required. 
  • Appropriate gowning requirements necessary for the production areas. 


 

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).

 

 

 

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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