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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. ​

Position Summary:

Responsible for picking, packing and shipping protein biology products safely, accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced setting

1st Shift

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pick, pack and ship dangerous goods/hazmat, temperature sensitive and non-dangerous goods/hazmat products for domestic and international shipments.
  • Understand and follow regulations for shipping dangerous goods/hazmat products by ground, sea and air.
  • Accurately perform daily cycle count activities.
  • Follow Kanban rules
  • Apply 5S principles and sustain them
  • Follow Standard Work and apply best practices
  • Cross train to perform all warehouse functions
  • Learn and pass required Dangerous Goods/Hazmat Processing Training
  • Identify and participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Perform and complete annual self-assessments as part of the annual review process
  • Work in a team environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience
  • Use an RF Scanner/Unit
  • Work in multiple tempered environments on a regular basis (-20OC and 4OC)
  • Safely handle dry ice
  • Intermediate problem-solving ability in a fast-paced environment
  • Basic computer skills to interact with Shipping Software and ERP programs
  • Operate a forklifts and aerial lifts
  • Physical Demands
    • Walking/ standing 90% of the time on the floor up to ten hours
    • Move and lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds on an occasional basis

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

What Thermo Fisher Offers to Employees:
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits effective on first day of employment
Paid Time Off – Eligible to accrue up to 3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), pro-rated based on start date
Paid Holidays
401(K) Retirement Plan – Company Matching Contribution up to 6%
Shift Premium for 2nd and 3rd shift employees

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.
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