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Thermo Fisher Scientific Warehouse Associate I in Rockford, Illinois

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 I

Business Card Title: Warehouse Associate I

Internal Job Code: OPS.DIST.A01

Reports To: Supervisor, Warehouse Operations

Group: Life Science Solutions Group

Division: LSG Group Office

Business Structure: LSG Operations

Career Band: 01

Job Track: Associate

Finance Entity: BIRockford

Position Location: Rockford, IL

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Day/Shift (if applicable): Day

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

Relocation (if applicable): No

Position Summary:

Responsible for picking, packing and shipping protein biology products safely, accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pick, pack and ship dangerous goods/hazmat, temperature sensitive and non-dangerous goods/hazmat products for domestic and international shipments.

  • Understand and follow regulations for shipping dangerous goods/hazmat products by ground, sea and air.

  • Accurately perform daily cycle count activities

  • Follow Kanban rules

  • Apply 5S principles and sustain them

  • Follow Standard Work and apply best practices

  • Cross train to perform all warehouse functions

  • Learn and pass required Dangerous Goods/Hazmat Processing Training

  • Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives

  • Perform and complete annual self-assessments as part of the annual review process

  • Work in a team environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience

  • Use an RF Scanner/Unit

  • Work in multiple tempered environments on a regular basis (-20OC and 4OC)

  • Safely handle dry ice

  • Intermediate problem-solving ability in a fast-paced environment

  • Basic computer skills to interact with Shipping Software and ERP programs

  • Operate a forklifts and aerial lifts

  • Physical Demands

  • Walking/ standing 90% of the time on the floor up to ten daily

  • Move and lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds on an occasional basis

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.