Job ID R-462925 Date posted 02/02/2023 Apply

International Clerk

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM

This position is responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of documents required for exporting Bard shipments. 

This position works with customs brokers, freight forwarders, distribution personnel, materials, supply chain management, customer service personnel, and global freight personnel to ship and track Bard export shipments.


The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive.  The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.

  • Prepare commercial invoices and shipper’s letter of instructions for all export shipments (to include IFE processes).

  • Arrange for pick-ups with assigned freight forwarders.

  • Coordinate with customs, brokers, and FDA for the traceability of import and export shipments. 

  • Provide freight quotes for customers (parcel and non-parcel shipments).

  • Process FedEx, DHL, UPS, and Express Mail shipments and if appropriate, requests FedEx SEDs.

  • Provide detailed monthly report of activity with International carriers and customers. 

  • Provide and update reports as required.

  • Data entry activities.

  • Interact via phone and email with Customer Service, Distribution, Supply Chain, Global Freight, and other company personnel as required.

  • Operate within the JDE system.

  • Operate within the MFG-Pro system.

  • Operate within the High Jump WMS system.

  • Print, Pick, and Bill MFG-Pro orders. 

  • Pick and pack High Jump orders.

  • Batch and wave work to the floor for processing utilizing wave planning software.

  • Manage order picking process within High Jump.

  • Correct and resubmit failed orders in JDE.

  • Enter new items into JDE and set up pick locations in High Jump.

  • Cross training in other clerical and operational duties in International department will be required.

  • Must adhere to all established policies, work instructions, and SOPs.

  • Responsible for following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in SOP.

  • Must be safety minded and work diligently to maintain safe working conditions by adhering to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injuries and illnesses.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and daily overtime as required.

  • Regular and reliable attendance at work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills. 

  • Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot routine to complex problems.

  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize daily assignments.

  • Self-starter with initiative to complete daily assignments with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to perform/operate in a metrics-driven environment.

  • Must be a team player willing to move functions and assist in other GDC operations as required.

  • Knowledge of the GDC QMS.

  • Forklift experience preferred, not required.


  • High school graduate or equivalent required.

  • 2-3 years of previous International Transportation or Distribution experience preferred.

  • Experience with High Jump, JDE and MFG-Pro desired.


  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Must be able to communicate well between multiple departments and organizational levels across BD.

  • Must be able to communicate well across regions and effectively manage the language barrier.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • Ability to solve routine to complex problems. 

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in both written and oral form. 

  • Ability to adapt to and manage shifting priorities.

  • Must use a high sense of judgment to make appropriate recommendations and decisions.


  • The physical demands described 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.

  • While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, standing, sitting, talking, hearing, reaching, and using hands to pick, inch, type, grasp, and twist.  There may be repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

  • The employee may occasionally be required to stoop, climb, kneel, balance, twist, crouch, crawl, push, pull, and lift.  The employee may be occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. 


  • The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • The job is located on the warehouse floor and is regularly subject to extreme weather conditions. It is hot in the summer (no AC) and cold in the winter (very limited heating).

  • The job is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles. 

  • The usual tasks do not involve exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissues but job may require performing tasks that could potentially involve exposure to blood, fluids or tissue.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place. 

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