Operator, Warehouse 1 (SIAL) in Allentown, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Allentown, PA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Supports the shipment of customer orders following current procedures and guidelines for selecting, checking and/or packing. Process inbound shipments by unpacking and restocking, following current procedures and guidelines. 

• Packs items for shipment to customer 
• Checks chemicals, catalog number, lot number, special requests information, unit size and weights against order documentation found in packing or receiving instructions 
• Packs the material, following established procedures and instructions while complying with hazard regulations 
• Applies all required labels and markings to box to comply with hazardous materials regulations 
• Stages finished boxes to be metered/shipped 
• Pulls items for customer orders 
• Accurately and neatly pulls materials from stock areas for customer orders 
• Stages completed orders to appropriate area of facility 
• Uses proper equipment for appropriate order (size of order, weight etc) 
• Receives product 
• Unpacks shipments for put away 
• Picks up trash and debris in work station and stock areas 
• Keeps work area and stock location safe, clean, and organized 
• Keeps packing materials organized and stored safely 
• Performs shelf maintenance in stock areas 
• Audits shelves to ensure inventory and correct product location 
• Using SAP, Inventories, orders, receives, and stores all needed materials 
• Miscellaneous duties and tasks as assigned 
• Exemplary attendance and adherence to schedule 

High School diploma or GED 

Acceptable work experience for greater than 6 months (Required) Solid work experience for at least 3 years (no unexplainable gaps) with progression (preferred) 

Essential and Critical Skills: 
Ability to read, hear, speak and understand English language. Both written and oral communication required. Ability to operate RF scanner, pallet jack, selecting carts, packing equipment (tape machines, etc.), and various cutting instruments. Ability to operate PC’s and printers. 


Occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. Is occasionally required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses/goggles, chemical resistant suits, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment “PPE” to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles. The work area may occasionally be wet, humid, or abnormally hot or cold.