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Warehouse Associate - 1st Shift - United States  

Perrigo (company)


Posted on : 05 July 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, nutritional products and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). 
  • The company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market and an industry leader in pharmaceutical technologies. 
  • This facility spray dries powdered infant formula for the private label market.  
  • We are currently looking for a highly motivated 1st shift Warehouse Associate.  

Overall Responsibilities:  
  • Operates material handling equipment to load and unload trucks, stores and removes items in warehouse storage racks and completes required documentation. 
  • Supports and supplies operations with necessary materials and supplies. 
  • Maintains clean work environment and ensures proper care of equipment. 
  • Continuously looks for and helps to implement improvements to the process, productivity, quality and reduce costs. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  

Receiving duties 
  • Responsible for inspecting, verifying, properly identifying and receiving of inbound materials to ensure accurate inventory. 
  • Makes arrangement for delivery to appropriate personnel (if applicable). 
  • Notifies Quality Assurance of inbound materials to allow for QA sampling. 
  • Signs off on the Bill of Lading at the completion of each unloading. 
  • Maintains appropriate documentation associated with job duties. 
  • Capable of accessing required information from SAP and documenting same. 
  • This includes automated data collection using SAP.  

 Shipping duties
  • Maintains appropriate documentation associated with shipments to ensure that orders are properly shipped from the facility. 
  • Packs and labels individual shipments and prepares approved MSO’s. 
  • May be required to make arrangements for shipment pick-ups. 
  • Finalizes and distributes required shipping documentation.  

Staging Crew duties - 
  • Responsible for the entire staging process, to include physical set-up of materials and ensuring accuracy and completion of staging documentation. 
  • May be required to lead and direct others as assigned to assist in the staging process  

Off-site Warehouse duties - 
  • Responsible for the entire staging process of loads, the unloading and loading of product, and accurate documentation of the same. 
  • Receives and verifies raw material and components received. 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required. 
  • Required to operate and handle material handling equipment. 
  • Strong mathematical skills; knowledge of weights and measures; basic mechanical ability and reading/comprehension skills.  
  • Requires ability to follow standard work and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to navigate through computer based training systems and use in the course of daily work may be required. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively as a member of a work team. 
  • Must meet all locally defined training requirements. 
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, Federal Drug Administration (FDA) controlled, other controlled regulatory agencies, or Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) packaging or manufacturing environment is preferred.   

  • Must be able to stand on concrete floors for extended periods of time. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds (22 kilograms) or equivalency frequently. 
  • Must be able to ascend and descend stepladders. 
  • Must be able to push or pull up to 900 pounds with appropriate equipment. 
  • Must be able to stoop, squat, and bend. 
  • Must be able to frequently reach laterally, and overhead occasionally. 
  • Must be able to frequently grasp objects.   
  • Must possess sufficient visual and audio acuity to work safely and accurately in an industrial environment. 
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and required overtime through extended shifts and weekends.