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Material Handler
Ref No.: 17-07654
Location: Grand Island, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 12/06/2017
Job Category:Non-IT Scientific/ Clinical

Job Description:
To provide shipping and order fulfillment services for finished goods, inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment at the assigned facility(s).
Essential Functions:
Examine, sort, arrange, count, store, pick, and pack items for storage shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements.
Prepare routine documentation. Operate material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, dock lever, etc.).
Prepare and ship materials and/or finished goods in a timely manner according to customer requirements
May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Nature and Scope:
This position largely interacts with equivalent levels of internal personnel. That interaction requires good communication skills and customer service skills. Effectiveness in this role also requires functional knowledge of shipping, receiving, and inventory control procedures. The job encounters recurring work situations of a routine nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules. This position requires the individual to be ready to start work on-time daily. Unplanned unapproved "missed-time” is required to be less than 2% annually. The incumbent normally receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

Experience:
Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience. Some experience in logistics with a life science company preferred. The proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures; written and verbal instruction, and to meet schedules required. Working knowledge of business computer software with logistics related databases desired.

Contacts:
Has contact with equivalent levels of company employees and may have contact with external vendors.

Working Conditions:
Works in a warehouse environment and may operate under various temperatures including room temperature (59–86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 – 23 degrees F), up to ten hours per day. May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 50 lbs., as well as work in a standing position for extended periods of time. May handle "packaged” hazardous materials. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Must be agreeable to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change). Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The nature of the operation's working environment is conducive to varying degrees of stress throughout the day. The physical and emotional demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mandatory:
Material Handler.