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Material Handler
Ref No.: 18-14244
Location: Pleasanton, California
JOB ID: 8612572
JOB TITLE: Material Handler
JOB LOCATION: Pleasanton, CA

  • Performs a variety of duties relating to the receipt, storage, and/or disbursement/delivery of goods, raw materials, other supplies, packaging supplies and equipment. This may include hazardous materials such as solvents, etc.
  • Works independently to complete tasks and records information in a timely and legible manner.
  • Works directly with internal customers to provide necessary services and fulfill requests to ship goods/materials.
  • Receiving - Performs duties related to the receiving and/or distribution/delivery of goods and supplies for a specific site or unit. Inspects incoming goods, materials, and supplies, ensuring accurate quantities, traceable records, and suitability for use. Delivers packages and goods to appropriate department or individual. Maintains manual or computerized records.
  • Picking - Fulfills lab supply requests as received and delivers to appropriate lab or individual. Fulfills requests for materials from storage.
  • Inventory/Storage - Replenishes lab supply stock as necessary to ensure an adequate supply of products, goods and/or materials to meet daily lab supply requests. Examines materials on an ongoing basis for correct lot numbers, quantities, expiration dates, and product damages. Performs physical inventory, and relocation and consolidation of stock. Place materials to ensure efficient usage of space.
  • Shipping - Pack and ship materials including dangerous goods in accordance with DOT/IATA regulations. Stages materials to be loaded onto trucks. Loads and unloads materials by hand or with mechanical equipment in accordance with DOT regulations. Transfers and delivers materials to and from storage area by hand or with hand truck or cart.
  • Follows established Corporate and regulatory safety and security procedures, which includes the handling of hazardous materials. Maintains a safe and clean area in accordance with GMP guidelines and OSHA regulations.
  • Must be able to work overtime when required. Ability to operate various material handling equipment, pallet jack and hand truck.
  • Possesses excellent people skills with ability to build effective internal/cross-functional relationships.
  • Strong desire to work in a highly regulated environment, with diligent attention to detail to ensure laboratory areas meet regulatory, safety and departmental requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic problem solving skills.
  • Ability to learn and follow routine procedures independently as well as part of a team.
  • Comfort and flexibility to work in a changing environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with the business.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.