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Avantor, Inc. Distribution Services Associate (Kitting) in Buford, Georgia

Job SummaryThis position is responsible for filling orders. Responsibilities include the picking, packing and shipping of product.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Follow all assigned SOPs.

  • Complete all daily orders including picking, packing and shipping of product.

  • Ensure proper shipping label or labels are applied to the correct packages and FOB matches shipping preferences on the pick ticket; apply label(s) to packaging.

  • Perform and sign-off on specific inspection criteria from the point of picking orders, pulling supplies, and printing supplies to avoid shipping errors.

  • Determine shipping priorities (from the customer base perspective) ensuring orders are shipped on time.

  • Maintain a working relationship with customer contacts.

  • Discard trash within assigned work area on a routine basis to avoid waste build-up.

  • Perform equipment maintenance per department schedule.

  • May print and scan pick and pack slips.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High School completion or equivalent (GED)

  • Previous experience with warehousing or shipping systems desirable

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team

  • Ability to follow directions and pay close attention to detail

  • Ability to match like numbers

  • Basic understanding of computer programs

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those associate 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 associate is exposed to an industrial warehouse environment. The associate works near moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The job requires working in heights, exposure to changes in temperature, driving equipment, and maybe exposed to dust, fumes, or gases.

The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at careers@avantorinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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AvantorĀ® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

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