Distribution Associate - 1st Shift

Thermo Fisher Scientific - Kalamazoo, MI (30+ days ago)3.6

Job Description
About Us

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and approximately 65,000 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.

Division Summary:
The Anatomical Pathology Division (APD) provides laboratories with the broadest portfolio of instrument and consumable solutions, from specimen collection and grossing to advanced staining and cover slipping. The Division generates $400MM in annual revenue and has 1,500 employees in 13 countries. The anatomical pathology product line includes Richard Allan Scientific, Erie Scientific, Microm, Shandon, and Lab Vision.

What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment
Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date
Paid Holidays
401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%
Annual Incentive Bonus Plan – eligible to participate to earn additional compensation
Tuition Reimbursement – eligible after 90 days of employment
Starting compensation is $16.00/hour
Shift Premium for 2nd and 3rd shift employees

Position Summary:
This position would be responsible for specialized warehouse tasks in Shipping, Receiving, Picking, Packing, Inspection and material handling.

Key Responsibilities:
Individual must be able to utilize handheld (DSI) device to scan orders, pick product and control inventory related to anatomical pathology consumable and instrument products
Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for assigned job duties
Responsible for 5S and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) related to keeping a clean and safe work environment
Will inspect goods received for distribution against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of goods and rejects unsatisfactory items
Packages and prepares products and merchandise for final shipment and posts weights and shipping charges
Lifts heavy items and may operate forklift, pallet mover, and order processor.
Utilizes shipping software and weight meters to prepare, track, and properly invoice merchandise to customers
Open to cross-training within the warehouse as well as within manufacturing.
Will perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
The ability to lift, push and/or pull, up to 60 lbs.
Excellent communication and attention to detail
Must be able to speak, read and write (legibly) in the English language without assistance
Must have basic computer skills
Must have working mathematical skills for adding, subtraction, multiplication, division
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable and maintain a positive attitude
Ability to clearly document required information
Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures as documented and trained
Experience with working in chemical manufacturing is preferred

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Ability to lift, push and/or pull, up to 60 lbs
Must be able to work in a fast paced team oriented environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.