Avantor, Inc. Garment Technician in Chandler, Arizona
Job SummaryThe Garment Technician is responsible for carrying out routine tasks at a customer site, all of which can include: Receiving (Laundry carts), point of use replenishment (Laundry), Garment inspection, and allocation of hanger spaces within customer gown rooms. Must be cognizant of and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and regulatory requirements.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
Point of use replenishment of laundry items
Collection of used garments
Inspection of used garments to identify any damage prior to shipment
Collection of usage data at point of use and adding it to tracking log
Receive inbound shipments from common carriers
Responsible for preparing shipping documentation and staging material for pickup.
Manage Customer’s database of hanger assignments
May require traveling to customer sites
Inspection of any damaged garments being returned as truly damaged items.
Daily inspections of inventory & soil bins checks to avoid overflow
Review and approve any invoices to packaging and shipping receipts.
Ordering new garments as needed or any special sizes
Mapping out garment locations for training aids
Point person for any garment issues or concerns
Special projects - tours and inspections
Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
High school diploma or GED preferred but not required
1 -3 years applicable experience in material handling/inventory replenishment or customer service
Valid Driver’s License and transportation
Forklift Certification a plus
Previous experience working in a GMP facility a plus
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Conform to all customer requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, security clearances and medical checkups.
Strong communication skills
Excellent Customer Service Skills; display a professional can-do attitude
Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality
Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures
Must be flexible, forward- thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently
Valid Driver?s License
Must be able to lift 50lbs minimum
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Knowledge of VWR?s products and services
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an 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.
Typically works in an office, stockroom, or warehousing environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level
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, crawl, 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 operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to travel internationally. Travel is generally 20-25% of time
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.
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/province, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@vwr.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.
Avantor® 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.
Learn more at www.avantorsciences.com