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Danaher Corporation Warehouse Associate - 1st Shift in Romeoville, Illinois

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions, and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures, and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for the timely and accurate picking, packing, over-labeling, kits building and shipping of all customer orders. In some areas, minor set-up and equipment operation may be required .

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 6:00 AM-2:30 PM. Overtime, including Saturday and Sunday, may be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Picking

  • Pick items accurately to customer orders.

  • Escalate inventory inaccuracies to inventory control team.

  • Restock supplies as needed

    Packaging

  • Pack quality products according to standard work and regulation set by compliance department, ensuring quality product is safely delivered to customer.

  • Pack hazardous and non-hazardous orders according to pick ticket instructions.

  • Audit and inspect orders before staging and shipping. Audits include checking for proper labeling and verifying that the documents match the cartons packed.

  • Escalate inventory inaccuracies to inventory control.

  • Investigate aged and missing orders.

General Responsibilities

  • Meet productivity standards.

  • Comply with company safety policies & housekeeping policies including safe operation of equipment, PPE usage, etc.

  • Comply with good housekeeping policies, complete daily and weekly 5S.

  • Accurately perform required computer data entry and work order transactions

  • Participate in meetings, projects (planning and implementation), Kaizens, cross training, and assist in training of new employees.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Prior distribution experience preferred

    Skills

  • Possess manual dexterity and good coordination

  • Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills

  • Ability to problem solve and resolve minor problems

  • Some areas will require the ability to work with manual and/or power equipment.

  • Proficient in oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in using computers for data entry and utilizing Microsoft Office programs

    ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Hach will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state, and Federal Law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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