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Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex is located in Lincolnshire,
Illinois. Renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality,
innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems,
we apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale.
Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical
breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology,
workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical
...to build a promising future.
We currently have a great opportunity available for a
Distribution Associate. The distribution associate is an entry
level position and is responsible for assisting in many of the
daily activities within the Distribution Center, including: inbound
(receiving); inventory control; production support; put away,
storing, cycle counting, packing and shipping of materials and/or
finished goods. Ensure the cleanliness of the warehouse is
maintained in addition to maintaining a safety orient culture in a
policy and procedure based organization. Contribute to the
continuous improvement process through recommendations, suggestion,
and implementation of approved projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Load and unload all inbound and outbound trailers, trucks, vans,
making sure all safety devices are utilized and distribution center
procedures are being followed. Conduct daily cycle counts and
physical inventories. Consolidate product to optimize space in the
warehouse. Awareness of all products and product handling
requirements. Monitoring warehouse inventory levels and replenish
inventory into warehouse racking. Assist warehouse team in meeting
productivity requirements with assigned tasks. Preparing items as
per customer packaging, labeling, and shipping requirements which
includes picking and packing items for orders to ship daily to our
customers according to departmental procedures. Operates all
material handling equipment, vertical baler, pallet jack, two wheel
cart, bar code scanners, conveyor, air machine, sealed air,
shipping manifest systems with exception of industrial lift trucks,
until certified. Follow the guidelines and directions set by the
Distribution Management Team and perform other duties as
Interface with Sysmex internal customers and external customers
as needed or directed on continuous improvement opportunities.
Learn the roles and responsibilities of Distribution Associate
Level 2. Ability to multi-task proactively and re-prioritize on a
daily basis to accommodate the changing business requirements.
Participate in all continuous improvement projects and cost saving
Follow distribution procedures in accordance with cGXP, FDA,
OSHA, IATA, DOT, TSA and other applicable regulations or other
foreign authority of regulatory requirements. This includes product
documentation, quality standards, specifications, SOP's & GMP.
Assist the distribution team keeping department in audit ready
condition at all times. Responsible for the quality and integrity
of personal time records and doing your part in reducing expenses
for items such as material handling equipment, building, and
Follows all safety standards and training in the department;
ensures that the building is maintained in a clean and safe manner
and that inventories and equipment are properly protected against
theft, fire and other hazards that may cause loss or damage.
Maintain housekeeping duties and designated aisles.
1. Demonstrate good customer service to all departments through
timely movement of goods into and out of the warehouse. Contributes
to good customer service through follow up of issues and concerns
of internal and external customers. Promote customer-centric
* High School diploma/GED degree or 1-2 years required
experience in warehousing & distribution. * Must possess at least
1-2 years prior distribution or warehouse experience including
barcode scanners, printers, etc. * Ability to read, speak, and
comprehend in English simple instructions short correspondence, and
memos. * Ability to write simple correspondence. * Ability to
effectively present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the
organization. * Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divides in
all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and
decimals. * Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. *
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed
but uninvolved written or oral instructions. * Ability to deal with
problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized
Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and
will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion,
national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran
status or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a
drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse