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Material Handler

Tucson, AZ 85755

Posted: 04/29/2024 Job Number: 72118 Pay Rate: 21.27

Job Description


Material Handler Job Description

Location: Tucson (Oro Valley)
Shift: 3rd Shift
Schedule: Mon - Fri, 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM, Overtime Expected

Our client is dedicated to evolving the practice of medicine and helping patients to live longer, better lives. Our operations are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society.  As a Material Handler, you will be part of an industry-leading organization helping patients to obtain on-time and reliable diagnostics. Doing now what patients need next.

The Material Handler contributes to producing reliable products and supplies with effective operations in an empowered organization. As part of a dynamic team, the Material Handler's responsibilities include performing multiple warehouse functions in a regulated environment, such as operating powered industrial vehicles, operating automated equipment, shipping, receiving, packing, sorting, and conveying materials, parts, and supplies for manufacturing departments and customers. A Material Handler supports production by ensuring orderly distribution and fulfilling materials requests while complying with quality processes and objectives.


Production (65%):

* Performs daily assigned standard work according to the departments governing processes (i.e., GSPs, OPs, QPs, or SOPs)
* Ensures materials are distributed on time and accurately per the production schedule.
* Inventory counting and adherence to inventory control processes.
* Provides support to non-operations stakeholders with their good receipts, allocation, movements, and shipments.
* Learns and operates automated systems/equipment, and sequences of operation, including Equipment setup, operation, and cleaning; Monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting of equipment.
* Responsible for daily attendance in Tier meetings.
* Responsible for the operation of powered industrial vehicles in a safe and compliant manner.
* Required to handle or manage hazardous materials.
Teamwork and Collaboration (15%)
* Proactively collaborate with peers in other shifts/functions to achieve daily targets.
* Support the leaders to maintain and cultivate the organization's culture. Collaborate with the team and leaders to achieve departmental goals.
* Communicates outside the department with manufacturing and associated organizations.

Quality and Safety (10%):
* Maintain the Right to Operate and ensure that all processes are performed safely and healthily; Address and escalate any potentially unsafe hazards.
* Ensure accuracy and completeness of all procedures and instructions related to the proper receipt, quarantine, storage, and disbursement of materials as it relates to FDA, OSHA, FAA, QSR, ISO, Good Manufacturing Practices, manufacturing exception events (MEEs), and other policies and procedures.
* Audit readiness (OSHA, FAA, FDA, etc.); Performs department initiatives to prepare for internal/external audits and inspections.
* Timely reporting of safety hazards, incidents, and near misses.
* Completes all assigned training. Responsible for maintaining 95% or above training compliance.

Continuous Improvement (10%):
* Organize and maintain logistics areas according to 6S principles.
* Identifies gaps and may participate in process improvements and continuous improvement initiatives utilizing Lean principles and tools.
Performs other duties as assigned.

* High School Diploma/GED required
* 1 year of relevant work experience, preferably in a GMP environment
* 1 year of experience operating power industrial vehicles.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
* Demonstrated experience with Lean / Continuous Improvement
* Ability to read, write and comprehend English
* Strong communication skills - written and verbal
* Ability to be flexible and agile in a fast-paced, constantly changing, and high-volume environment.
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Ability to use PC-based applications and general data entry skills
* Previous experience with ERP systems; SAP preferred
* Ability to work with cross-functional teams
* Self-motivated
* Ability to have prompt, regular and reliable worksite attendance.

Physical conditions and PPE requirements:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an individual to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

* Required to stand, walk, sit, kneel, bend, and crouch for a combined 4 or more hours per day.
* Required to push, pull, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Repetitive, consistent movements of the wrists, hands, and fingers.
* Required to have good near visual acuity to perform activities throughout the processes in the assigned area.
* Must be able to work in, on, around, over, and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from lifts and ladders; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls and machinery; and to wear and work in personnel protective equipment.
* This is an essential position supporting the organizational goals requiring attendance on weekends, holidays, and during an emergency or exceptional conditions.

Quality and Safety 10% - Safety review and complete training
Production 65%
CI 10% - 6S, CI actions and Hype initiatives
Teamwork and Collaboration 15% - Pass Down and Tier meetings

EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.
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