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Material handler II

Apply Now Job ID R-357842 Date posted 01/17/2020


Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description Summary

Performs physical and/or administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and order fulfillment of merchandise, products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment. Checks goods received and for distribution against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of goods and rejects unsatisfactory items. Responsible for cycle counting activities Packages and prepares products and merchandise for final shipment and posts weights and shipping charges. Must have forklift certification. Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped. Reviews customer orders, examines, stocks and distributes merchandise, products and materials in inventory warehouses, distribution centers or manufacturing lines. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves basic issues associated with material/warehouse operations.

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs administrative and physical tasks involved in shipping, receiving, storing, staging and supplying materials (raw, work-in-process and finished goods), parts and supplies, to operators, workstations and distribution center
  • May prepare goods for shipment to the distribution center
  • Complete all necessary SAP Training to obtain the necessary profiles
  • May be responsible for ordering required materials from outside vendors and offload all deliveries from outside vendors and do goods receipts for the deliveries
  • Physically locate the materials in the warehouse and then perform transactions in SAP to locate them in the system
  • Do bin to bin transfers for all moves from the warehouse to the PSA’s
  • Hand load carts/racks equipment and deliver to production areas
  • Run Material Staging in SAP
  • May evaluate all production schedules and determine materials needed from outside vendors
  • Maintain required levels of materials in the various PSA’s
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Must follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures
  • Must follow all BD safety policies and procedures
  • Must be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements
  • Perform other duties as required


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High school degree with 2 years’ experience in a shipping environment with minimum 1 year SAP
  • Previous work experience with the use of material handling equipment (pallet jacket, forklift, shrink wrapper) – must be able to obtain in-house fork truck certification.
  • Valid driver’s license required

Basic Skills:

  • Ability to work on assignments that are manual and routine in nature with the skill to recognize any deviations from specification
  • Can effectively work in a team setting and communicate effectively across the department
  • Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs, both manually and/or electronically on a personal computer
  • Must be able to effectively manage frequent assignment changes

Proficient/Working Skills:

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic
  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of Windows environment is required
  • Use independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Must be able to work in a repetitive work environment and be able to stand for long periods of time
  • first shift Monday thru Friday 7am to 3:30 pm

Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

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