Forklift Operator (Material Handler)
Raritan, NJ 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description
The Career Potential

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is committed to improving and saving lives with diagnostics. To do this we hire people who share this dream and are ready for new adventures. As a valued team member, you will carve your own career path and be part of building this company stronger and better than ever before. There is no limit to the experiences, opportunities and new directions you will have access to here at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. More importantly, you will be driving the surge of a whole new direction in important medicine. That's something we can all take pride in as we take this journey together.

Ortho is known in the industry as a leader in customer service and support. Deeply understanding and exceeding the needs of our clinical lab, hospital and blood bank customers is what we do. It's who we are. If you join Ortho, no matter what your role, you will be expected to keep that Customer Excellence focus in your work.

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow, we are seeking a Forklift Operator / Material Handler. This position is responsible for all material handling activities, such as picking and packing internal or external orders, loading and unloading freight and verifying against the bill of lading or manifest, re-palletizing materials to conform to department SOP's, and maintaining a neat and orderly work area that complies with all cGMP's and good housekeeping practices at all times.

The Responsibilities
  • Pick/Pack customer orders and manufacturing orders to conform with instructions, regulations and department SOP's. Unload trucks and palletize all incoming materials and store/deliver to appropriate area/individual.

  • Visually inspect for accuracy and condition prior to signing receipt documentation. Enters receipt information into applicable computer system, if applicable.

  • Loads freight on carriers in accordance with shipping manifest reports and Bill of Lading.

  • Pick, Stage, and Deliver components for manufacturing orders based on move request and/or transfer orders (TO's).

  • Process all materials for scrap when required in accordance with medical and/or hazardous waste regulations along with receipt storage and destruction of returned goods in accordance with the Returned Goods Policy.

  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

The Individual
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Experience in SAP and Warehouse Management systems preferred.

  • Experience operating a forklift (stand up, reach truck, cherry picker, etc.), pallet jack, and other material handling equipment required.

  • Experience working in a Biotechnology, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or Consumer Product Manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Able to work in environments as cold as -20C with appropriate PPE.

  • Able to work in all areas of Distribution (Shipping, Receiving, Warehousing).

  • Basic PC knowledge

  • Basic Math skills

  • Required Travel (Temporary Assignment) - Travel to our Distribution Center in Memphis TN for 1-2 weeks. All expenses paid by the company, which include roundtrip airfare, hotel stay, car rental, and meals.

Key Working Relationships

  • Internal - Materials Management, Operations, Maintenance, Mail Services, Product Support, Tech Transfer

  • External - Couriers

EOE/AA Disability/Veteran

"At Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, we are proud of the empowering, inclusive and innovative culture we are growing. Our team is passionate about our work, and brings deep knowledge, industry experience and diverse thinking that drive results, making Ortho a place to grow your career.

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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