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Thermo Fisher Scientific Material Handler II in Rockford, Illinois

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Rockford, IL

The Rockford Manufacturing site is a part of the Life Science Solutions Group within Thermo Fisher Scientific. Our Rockford, IL site is expanding and ramping up to support the fight against COVID-19. If you believe in working the right way for the right reason join our growing team today!

How will you make an impact?

You will perform provide shipping, receiving, storage and order fulfillment services for finished goods, inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment at the assigned facility(s).

What will you do?

  • Deliver or route materials to departments; operate equipment such as fork truck, order picker, reach truck, company vehicle(s) etc., when trained and/or authorized/licensed to do so.

  • Fill pick orders accurately and timely to ensure production demands are supported and customer-specific instructions are met.

  • Mark or read/compare identifying information such as location, part numbers, description, quantity, etc.

  • Operate scanner system to maintain inventory, parts, processing orders, shipping status, etc.

  • Read work orders computerized/written or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material or equipment needs.

  • Utilize computer to enter, retrieve, track, generate labels, ship customer orders and gather information related to material movement and department goals.

  • Work with others to accomplish best flow of materials and information throughout work area, and plant wide.

  • Attach identifying tags to containers or mark them with identifying information.

  • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to operators or supervisors.

  • Identify items that have expiration dates and rotate accordingly.

  • Perform count on designated parts to be moved and adjusts errors when needed.

  • Record numbers of units/materials moved, using daily reports such as spreadsheets and log sheets. Record details related to packing boxes for shipment to customers on shop copy of packing list for future reference when/if needed.

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience preferably in a warehouse manufacturing environment

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to read and differentiate part numbers, labels, and work instructions.

  • Standing, bending, reaching and handling bulky parts is common to the job.

  • Frequently lifts up to 40 pounds.

  • Proficient computer skills

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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.