Material Handler 1

Job Info

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

The Material Handler I is responsible for receiving, storage and distributing of inventory (raw materials, client samples and finished goods) to and from the department. This involves physical handling of inventory, as well as maintaining accurate system records for all transactions made to and from the department.

  • Receive materials, client samples and internal finished goods on a daily basis. Check and process received items in line with appropriate quality procedures (physical / quantity check and paperwork verification)
  • Ensure inventory is stored in line with agreed quality / regulatory compliance (e.g. segregation, temperature control), and provide traceability through maintenance of accurate system transactions (Oracle or LIMS)
  • Support operations with timely provision of materials by discrete requisition issue and delivery if required
  • Maintain stock accuracy at all times through timely system maintenance such as participation in physical counting and routine disposal program
  • Prepare and ship materials in line with client requirements and in accordance with relevant shipping SOP documentation. Shipping includes collation of appropriate documentation (permits / licenses) and coordination with any specialist shipping organizations
  • Equipment monitoring/maintenance where under the specific responsibility of the department
  • Support improvement initiatives as agreed with line management with a view to streamlining processes, making cost savings and reducing waste
  • Operate material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, dock lever, etc.)
  • Communicate and interact professionally with all levels of the organization
  • Require general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments
  • Maintain a standard upkeep of the facility through daily cleaning
  • Perform tasks in accordance with SOPs and regulations (cGMP and GLP)
  • Comply with company health and safety regulations and procedures
  • Perform and support inter-site shipment of sample/material via internal transportation or courier
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Who You Are:

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years' similar working experience
  • Experience in logistics within a life science company
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems and logistics related databases
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Curious? Apply and find more information at

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

Job Requisition ID: 216372

Location: Rockville

Career Level: B - Recent University Graduate(< 1 year of experien

Working time model: full-time

More jobs for you in Science and Research

Science and Research

Posted about 17 hours ago

Science and Research

Posted about 17 hours ago

Science and Research

Posted about 12 hours ago

Beacon Hill Staffing Group
View Science and Research jobs »

New post from our employment blog

Share this job with the community

Click a community link below, and then social share the Material Handler 1 job.

African American Job Search Logo
Asian Job Search Logo
Disabled Job Seekers Logo
Hispanic Job Exchange Logo
LGBT Job Search Logo
Seniors to Work Logo
US Diversity Job Search Logo
Veteran Job Center Logo