Material Handler
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Edmonton, Canada
1d ago

How will you make an impact?

With 70000 extraordinary minds on our global team, each one of us at Thermo Fisher has an important story to tell. Whether we’re helping customers to fight disease, making sure our air is clean, or solving cold cases, our stories involve thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

Our dedicated sales professionals are laser focused on delivering our customer value proposition accelerating innovation and enhancing productivity.

With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

What you will do?

Warehouse technician position is to perform all tasks related to fulfilling customer orders, receiving in-bound shipments, inventory replenishment, work area cleanliness, inventory management and any other request associated with supporting the quality system of the distribution department.

Responsibilities :

  • Processing outbound shipments as well as in-bound shipments
  • Follow all proper safety protocols and PPE requirements.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area and follow departmental and company policies.
  • Use various shipping systems to dispatch outbound shipments.
  • Meet departmental / site goals by efficiently prioritizing and communicating daily tasks.
  • Organize work flow, estimate progress of order fulfillment, and adhere to work schedules (start time / end time, lunch and breaks) to ensure minimal disruption to work flow.
  • Work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers to achieve team, department and company metrics.
  • Support to Quality Objectives by proactively reporting corrective and or / preventative actions to your immediate supervisor when warranted for the continuous improvement of operations.
  • Perform all duties according to company Standard Operating Procedures and Quality System requirements. Follow all company and departmental quality policies.
  • Efficiently and safely operate machinery and check for simple maintenance as needed and make slight adjustments when necessary.
  • Report malfunctioning equipment immediately to supervisor and / or manager.

  • Continuously assess the physical condition of the workplace regarding safety and ergonomic correctness.
  • Report property damage and / or safety hazards to the Manager, Human Resources, Health and Safety or Senior Management immediately.
  • Other duties as defined and assigned as required.
  • Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. Push / pull up to 600 lbs skids.
  • Operate Lift Truck, Hand Truck.
  • Stand for sustained periods of time, approximately 8 hours a day.
  • Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria :

  • Must posses basic English communications skills, both written and / or verbal
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow both written and / or verbal English communications
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations.
  • Physical / Environmental requirements :

    Physical Activities :

  • Stands / walks : 90%, walks and stands intermittently during working day.
  • Keyboarding 5%
  • Handles papers : 10%
  • Use of various Warehouse equipment. 50%
  • Stoops, bends, lifts. 90%
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific is an equal opportunity employer andis committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people.

    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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