Material Handler - Inventory Control - 2nd shift

  Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE:   Prepares orders for shipment including manual or computerized record keeping and paperwork requirements.  Determines the best shipping method to assure timely, cost-effective, undamaged deliveries.  Receives incoming shipments according to established procedures.



·         Accurately records material counts to be shipped.

·         Coordinates daily shipping schedule with customer service, purchasing, and production personnel.  Notifies appropriate personnel if outgoing shipments will be delayed.

·         Prepares and loads materials in a manner that will ensure safe delivery following job jacket and/or customer packing specifications.

·         Prepares FedEx orders for shipment including all associated paperwork, recordkeeping, and labeling.

·         Satisfies all Perrigo recordkeeping requirements.

·         Determines best shipping method utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes, and rates.  Maintains accurate records.

·         Properly labels all shipments.

·         Maintains incoming and outgoing inventory records for specified customer accounts.

·         Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages.  Responsible for the accuracy of information on packing slips.  Notifies appropriate personnel of incoming shipments.

·         Stores received materials in proper storage area or routes to proper department.

·         Stacks the job in a safe and proper manner.  Uses hand lift truck to carry pallets.                                       

·         Operates forklift to move or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.

·         Responsible for timely and accurate completion of the quality checklist for each job.

·         Performs job duties in accordance with all federal, state, local, and company safety rules.

·         Performs other job duties as assigned.



  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; or 6-12 months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         Must have the ability to read and write complex instructions, correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to pass a basic reading test.
  • Must pass color vision test.
  • Must pass color hue test.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Must have experience in Excel, Outlook, spreadsheets, graphics, scanners, and bar codes.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of loading techniques.
  • Must have the ability to operate a label machine.
  • Must have the ability to operate the FedEx and UPS meter machines.   
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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