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Material Handler I - 1st Shift

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: New Britain, Pennsylvania, US, 18915

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Position Summary

Under general supervision, works in one or more various work group areas, as assigned – inbound, outbound, picking, packing, sorter, replenishments, inventory control, DEA control cage & vault and refrigerated storage areas.  Time spent in any area may vary by day-to-day business requirements.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

Performs various functions related to receiving, processing, shipping customer orders and managing inventory:

o Utilizes radio frequency (RF) system and operates fork-lift to receive and put-away inbound (IB) receipts - includes physically breaking down and creating optimal sized pallets prior to put-away into inventory

o Utilizes RF system and operates fork-lift to move inventory throughout the warehouse for the purpose of managing inventory and replenishing picking locations

o Performs tote picks via tote management system (Pick-to-light module) - includes deployment of totes on PTL module, using PTL module to accurately pick orders from shelf to tote

o Performs tote auditing / packing functions via warehouse management system (WMS), packing equipment and packing materials

o Performs full carton picks via WMS generated picking labels - consists of ensuring properly matching pick labels to product, affixing labels to cartons and placing cartons on conveyor belt

o Performs duties related to sorter activity  - consists of moving from lane to lane to clear cartons from sort lanes to pallet, affixing labels and packing slips, shrink wrapping pallets, etc.

o Utilizes RF system and operates fork-lift to load pallets on trucks for outbound (OB) shipments, as well as creating appropriate shipping documents via WMS system

o Performs all of the above tasks as they pertain to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) certified control cage and vault areas, as well as performing DEA inventory audits

o Performs all of the above duties as they pertain to the refrigerated storage areas

o Performs stock adjustments, cycle count reconciliations and corrects inventory discrepancies

Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.            

Other duties, as assigned, or as business needs require- i.e. general housekeeping, labeling product, cycle counting via RF system, etc.   

Primary Outcomes:

  • Exemplary Attendance
  • Proficiency and accuracy of work completed according to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs)

Work performed in an ethical and safe manner according to DEA & OSHA regulations, as well as, company policies

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED

6 months in an industrial environment

Previous warehouse, logistics, distribution, forklift training experience preferred

Experience with RF technology and WMS system preferred.  Must be able to obtain initial certification in the operation of Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) within 90 days.  Must be trained and certified on PIT to include rider jacks, forklifts, reach trucks, stock pickers, and turret stock pickers.

Regularly required to stand up to 8.0 hrs.  Frequently required to walk, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, bend, and or crouch.  Frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 60 lbs. (Requirement based on heaviest repack configuration for refrigerated repack cartons).  Frequently exert up to 60 lbs. of force to push/pull objects or equipment within the distribution center.  Specific vision abilities required are a minimum of 20/40 close vision, 20/40 distance vision, peripheral vision of at least 120 degrees combined, normal, and the ability to adjust focus.  Must wear his/her corrective lenses, if needed to meet the requirement.  Must be able to hear audible alarms and communications.  Must be able to work at various heights up to 35 feet within the distribution center while wearing personal fall arrest systems (PFAS).  Required to use wrists, hands and fingers to manipulate the controls of the PIT.

Function

Supply Chain

Sub Function

Warehousing

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


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