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Lead Material Handler

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Location: Wind Gap
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Material Handler

**Date:** Jun 14, 2022

**Location:** Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, US, 18091

**Company:** Teva Pharmaceuticals

**Who are we?**

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

**Job Description**

Position Summary:

Under minimum supervision, works in one or more various work group functions or areas within the DC- inbound receiving, outbound shipping to customers, picking, packing, and sorter, inventory replenishments, inventory control and cycle counts, duties applicable to the DEA control cage, vault and refrigerated , and refrigerated storage areas. Time spent in any one area may vary based on the day-to-day business requirements. Trains other Material Handlers in SOPs, cGMPs, and processes as directed by supervisor. Provides leadership and coordination of work flow.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

--- Performs various functions related to receiving, processing, shipping customer orders and managing inventory:

--- Utilizes radio frequency (RF) system and operates fork-lift to unload trucks, receive shipments, and put-away inventory.

--- Utilizes RF system and operates fork-lift to move inventory throughout the warehouse for the purpose of replenishment and managing inventory.

--- Performs tote picks via tote management system (Pick-to-light module) - includes deployment of totes on PTL module, using PTL module to accurately pick orders from shelf to tote.

--- Performs tote auditing & packing functions via warehouse management system (WMS), packing equipment and packing materials.

--- Performs full carton picks via WMS generated picking labels - consists of ensuring properly matching pick labels to product, affixing labels to cartons and placing cartons on conveyor belt

--- Performs duties related to sorter activity - consists of moving from lane to lane to clear cartons from sort lanes to pallet, affixing labels and packing slips, shrink wrapping pallets, etc.

--- Utilizes RF system and operates fork-lift to load pallets on trucks for outbound (OB) shipments, as well as creating appropriate shipping documents via WMS system.

--- Performs all of the above duties as they pertain to the specific storage areas (as applicable)

--- Leads various work group areas to assist Distribution Supervisor/Manager in achieving a high level of productivity, promoting good business practices, and training peers on standard operating procedures (SOPs) and current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs)

--- Assists in implementing and incorporating stated 5S and OPEX initiatives as needed.

--- Incorporate TrackWise system to generate incident reports and document process deviations.

--- Performs additional duties in absence of Sr. Supervisor

**Qualifications**

Position Requirements:

Education Required: High School diploma or GED

Experience Preferred: 3 Years in a Distribution environment

Previous warehouse, logistics, distribution, forklift training experience preferred.

Specialized or Technical Knowledge Licenses, Certifications needed: Experience with RF technology and WMS system preferred. Basic Microsoft Office experience preferred. Must be certified on Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) to include rider jacks, forklifts, reach trucks, stock pickers, and turret stock pickers.

Physical Requirements: Regularly required to stand up to 8.0 hrs. Frequently required to walk, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, bend, and or crouch. Frequently lift 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 60 lbs. (Requirement based on heaviest repack configuration for refrigerated repack cartons). Frequently exert up to 60 lbs. of force to push/pull objects or equipment within the distribution center. Specific vision abilities required are a minimum of 20/40 close vision, 20I40 distance vision, peripheral vision of at least 120 degrees combined, normal depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must wear his/her corrective lenses, if needed to meet the requirement. Must be able to hear audible alarms and communications. Must be able to work at various heights up to 35 feet within the distribution center while wearing personal fall arrest systems (PFA). Required to use wrists, hands and fingers to manipulate the controls of the PIT.

**Function**

Supply Chain

**Sub Function**

Warehousing

**Reports To**

In process of validation

**Already Working @TEVA?**

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply:Internal Career Site (https://performancemanager.successfactors.eu/sf/careers/jobsearch?bplte\_company=1080030P)

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

**Teva's Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment**

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.

EOE including disability/veteran

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