Associate I, Distribution
Company: Sysmex North America, Inc
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: May 14, 2022
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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
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.
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
Physical Risk. Regular exposures to risk that may require special
training and precautions.
Physical Demands. Heavy physical activity. Routine handling of
objects more than 50 pounds. May require periods of substantial
discomforts due to excessive noise, dust, and/or other
* High School diploma/GED degree preferred.
* 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, subtract, multiply and divide 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 situations.
This job requires satisfaction of the credentialing requirements of
Sysmex's customers, including hospitals and other healthcare
facilities, which generally includes proof of current vaccinations
for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), and COVID-19.
Further, Sysmex's COVID-19 vaccination policy, consistent with its
status as a federal government contractor and commitment to its
customers and to providing a safe workplace for its employees,
requires that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all
Sysmex employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your
start date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, any offer of
employment extended will be conditioned upon the individual's
ability to provide proof of current vaccination status to the
extent permitted by applicable law. Sysmex makes reasonable
accommodations when needed for medical or religious reasons.
However, vaccine exemption and other accommodation requests cannot
be granted unless the individual is able, with the accommodation,
to perform the essential functions of the job including working at
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
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