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Position Summary:

A Material Handler works in a fast-paced environment in all areas of Logistics with the goal of meeting/exceeding both our internal and external customers’ expectation. These include but are not limited to: picking & staging work orders, outbound & inbound material handling, cycle counting and maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Picking and staging, arranging, counting of work orders for in house operational use; may work in other areas such as: receiving, examining, sorting, storing of items for storage and shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements.

  • Picking raw materials according to pick list.
  • Inventory receipt and storing of new approved materials.
  • Perform frequent inventory, stock rotation and cycle counting.
  • Preparing cGMP compliant documents.
  • Operating material handling equipment.
  • Support interdepartmental communication relating to several groups such as: Inventory Control, Manufacturing, Customer Service and Shipping.
  • Assume responsibility for special projects assigned by the Team Leads, Supervisor and/or Management.
  • Restocks and maintains inventory levels on shipping materials and supplies.
  • Process shipping and receiving packages with speed, accuracy and close attention to detail.
  • Working in and out of a -20C Freezer and 5c Cold Room.
  • Preparing and shipping materials and/or finished goods in a timely manner according to customer requirements.
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Performs work of a highly repetitive nature.
  • Will walk and may occasionally sit, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • May handle “packaged” hazardous materials.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
  • Must be available to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change).
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs. or more


  • Complying with all company safety regulations and procedures and report non-compliance.
  • Serving as an effective safety steward by ensuring accurate reporting of near misses and attending safety training(s).
  • Operating a safe work environment through continuous safety awareness and full compliance to all EHS programs and activities.
  • Maintain compliance to PPE requirements.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Requires a minimum of 1 – 3 years related experience. Experience with Inventory Control is a plus.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills.
  • Consistently demonstrates positive and productive results.
  • Interacts equally well with all employees utilizing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Follows written and verbal instructions accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Personable, and perpetuates a can-do positive attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Computer skills are required with the ability to learn and retain new computer programs.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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