Thermo Fisher Scientific Distribution Associate - 2nd Shift in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Division Summary:

The Anatomical Pathology Division (APD) provides laboratories with the broadest portfolio of instrument and consumable solutions, from specimen collection and grossing to advanced staining and cover slipping. The Division generates $400MM in annual revenue and has 1,500 employees in 13 countries. The anatomical pathology product line includes Richard Allan Scientific, Erie Scientific, Microm, Shandon, and Lab Vision.

How will you make an impact?

This position would be responsible for specialized warehouse tasks in Shipping, Receiving, Picking, Packing, Inspection and Material Handling.

What will you do?

  • Individual must be able to utilize handheld (DSI) device to scan orders, pick product and control inventory related to anatomical pathology consumable and instrument products

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for assigned job duties

  • Responsible for 5S and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) related to keeping a clean and safe work environment

  • Will inspect goods received for distribution against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of goods and rejects unsatisfactory items

  • Packages and prepares products and merchandise for final shipment and posts weights and shipping charges

  • Lifts heavy items and may operate forklift, pallet mover, and order processor.

  • Utilizes shipping software and weight meters to prepare, track, and properly invoice merchandise to customers

  • Open to cross-training within the warehouse as well as within manufacturing.

  • Will perform miscellaneous duties as assigned

How will you get here?

​High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • The ability to lift, push and/or pull, up to 60 lbs.

  • Excellent communication and attention to detail

  • Must be able to speak, read and write (legibly) in the English language without assistance

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Must have working mathematical skills for adding, subtraction, multiplication, division

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable and maintain a positive attitude

  • Ability to clearly document required information

  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures as documented and trained

  • Experience with working in chemical manufacturing is preferred

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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