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Associate I, Warehouse

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Alachua
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Material Handler, Warehouse

Requisition ID: 153464BR

When you're 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

  • Viral Vector Services (VVS)
  • United States - Alachua, FL

How will you make an impact in the warehouse?

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit (

What will you do in the warehouse?

  • Perform daily materials operations related to the ordering of supplies, maintaining inventory, proper storage locations, receipt, raw material sampling, storage, on-site transfer, shipment preparation and disposal of materials ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory agency requirements and policies and procedures.
  • Act as responsible agent for operation and troubleshooting of Warehouse equipment.
  • Assist in writing procedures and instructions for material operations.
  • Utilize SAP to manage storage, movement and inventory transactions.
  • Perform all cGMP operations per procedure as required.
  • Utilize the discrepancy management system as required.
  • Ensure the approved shipping plan is properly executed, through interaction with key stakeholders (Manufacturing, Quality, Logistics)
  • Ensure all materials (bulk intermediates, API's, samples, equipment, supplier returns, etc) are shipped in accordance with approved company and regulatory guidelines.
  • Order raw materials for manufacturing production and order/stock storeroom of HIBL supplies.
  • Enter material receipt information into SAP. Resolve discrepancies with Purchasing, Accounting, and end users.
  • Submit and follow-up on maintenance notifications on equipment for assigned areas.
  • Perform all record keeping duties and enter information into computerized systems as required to ensure material accountability.
  • Perform other duties such as: cycle counting, safe disposal of trash and hazardous waste, warehouse inspections/housekeeping, on-site mail distribution, operating all motorized and automated material handling equipment to include forklifts and an Automated Storage and Retrieval System, and bar-coding applications.
  • Perform various material handling duties including receiving, storage/retrieval, and shipping per Standard Operating Procedures and TRs.
  • Ensure incoming material is sampled and delivered to the appropriate lab with no safety or procedural infractions.
  • Ensure regulatory documentation related to DOT, IATA, IMO and relevant training documentation is maintained and accessible.
  • Oversee and assist with the preparation of materials for shipment.
  • Ensure proper classification, packaging and labeling of all materials for shipment.
  • Perform other duties as required.

How will you become a Material Handler?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 1 year of experience in a warehouse or inventory required
  • 2-3 years of experience in warehouse setting preferred
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • SAP experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Excellent Computer skills in Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and spoken
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) weight of 50-70 pounds

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

Apply today!

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.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Gainesville , Associate I, Warehouse, Other , Alachua, Florida

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