Lead Material Handler
Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Location: Wind Gap
Posted on: June 20, 2022
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!
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
--- 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
--- 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,
--- 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
--- 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
Education Required: High School diploma or GED
Experience Preferred: 3 Years in a Distribution environment
Previous warehouse, logistics, distribution, forklift training
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.
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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
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accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and
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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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