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Job Description

The Material Handler works in a fast-paced environment in an active distribution warehouse with the goal of accurately Receiving and Putting Away inventoried products in an organized, efficient manner. This includes: Verifying, Counting, Receiving, Put-away and Transacting to new inventory locations, according to stated procedures and as instructed. This role reports to the designated Distribution Supervisor or Manager.

Responsible for:

  • Verifying, Counting, Receiving, Put-away and Transacting to new inventory locations, according to stated procedures and as instructed.
  • Preparing and filing routine documentation.
  • Maintaining quality Metrics.
  • Operating material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, Forklift etc).
  • Working in and out of a +4c walk-in Cold Room and -20c walk-in Freezer.
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


  • 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 trainings.
  • Operating a safe work environment through continuous safety awareness and full compliance to all EHS programs and activities.

*Minimum Qualifications* (must have)

Required skills:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and written (receive, execute and respond to instructions) in English.
  • Microsoft Outlook, for e-mail communication
  • 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
  • Organized


  • GED or High School diploma required.


  • Requires a minimum of 6 months of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Inventory Control and/or with a life science company is a plus.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Hand held scanners.
  • Experience with a Warehouse Management System (WMS) and /or E1 (Oracle) software.
  • Experience in a Warehouse environment.
  • Experience in an Inventory Control role.

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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