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Material Handler - Carlsbad, CA

California City, CA 93505
Location :
US - California - Carlsbad
Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

You will work in a fast-paced environment in all areas of distribution with the goal of meeting/exceeding both our internal and external customers’ expectation. This includes: providing shipping and order fulfillment serves for finished goods, receipt and inventory of products, supplies, parts and equipment at the Carlsbad facility, through the use of an integrated Warehouse Management System (WMS).

What will you do?

  • Receiving, examining, sorting, arranging, counting, storing, picking, and packing items for storage and shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements.
  • Preparing and filing routine documentation.
  • Operating material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, fork lift, dock lever, etc.).
  • Working in and out of a -20C Freezer and +4C Cold Room.
  • Preparing and shipping materials and/or finished goods in a timely manner according to customer requirements.
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

How will you get here?


High School Diploma or equivalent required.


  • Requires a minimum of 1 year related experience. Experience with Inventory Control and/or with a life science company is a plus.


  • Experience using a forklift.
  • Experience with hand held scanners.
  • Experience with WMS Lite and /or E1 (Oracle) software.
  • Experience with Lean tools.
  • Experience with Microsoft tools (Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills.
  • Consistently demonstrates positive and productive results.
  • Interacts equally well with all employees utilizing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Follows written and verbal instructions accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Personable, and perpetuates a can-do positive attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Working Conditions

  • Performs work of a highly repetitive nature.
  • Will walk and may occasionally sit, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • May handle “packaged” hazardous materials.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
  • Must be available to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change).
  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Occasional local travel may be required.


  • Complying with all company safety regulations and procedures and report non-compliance.
  • Serving as an effective safety steward by ensuring accurate reporting of near misses and attending safety trainings.
  • Operating a safe work environment through continuous safety awareness and full compliance to all EHS programs and activities.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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