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Thermo Fisher Scientific Material Handler II in Rockford, Illinois

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About Us

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you share in our values and if you're looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Job Description

Internal Job Title (Profile) Name: Material Handler II

Business Card Title: Material Handler II

Internal Job Code: OPS.DIST.A02

Reports To: Supervisor, Warehouse Quality and Transportation

Group: Life Science Solutions Group

Division: Biosciences Division

Business Structure: Protein Biology

Career Band: 02

Job Track: Associate

Finance Entity: BIRockford

Position Location: Rockford, IL

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Day/Shift (if applicable): Core Hours 1st Shift M-F

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Non-Exempt

Relocation (if applicable): No

Position Summary:

The Material Handler is responsible for the safe and timely picking, dispensing, delivering and returning all raw materials used in production to and from the Raw Materials Warehouse

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support daily 5S and cleaning programs

  • Pick, Stage and Deliver Raw materials used in Production

  • Perform inventory transactions using the ERP system

  • Utilize RF Scanners to perform inventory transactions

  • Perform Material put away activities for both incoming products and intermediate manufactured products

  • Safely dispense chemicals (some hazardous) for production use

  • Perform cycle count activities on a daily basis

  • Follow Standard Work and apply best practices

  • Cross trained to perform most RM warehouse functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Requires a minimum of 2 - 4 years related experience

  • Some background in material handling and general warehouse flow is required

  • Ability to operate various forklifts and aerial lifts

  • Proficient computer skills required for inventory maintenance

  • Advanced problem solving ability in a fast paced environment

  • Proven to work well in a team environment

  • Provide occasional training and coaching to peers

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand/walk

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds

  • Ability to wear and pass a full face respirator physical

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.