Logistics Technician Job

Employer
Merck
Location
Durham, NC, US
Posted
October 12 2017
Discipline
Other
Organization Type
Pharma
Requisition ID: WAR000535

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

Position Overview - Basic Functions & Responsibility
Essential function(s) includes, but is not limited to:

Receives a variety of incoming materials. Prepares reports and enters that data into a computer system. Transports materials to floor/rack storage using lift truck. Processes returned materials to storage. Loads trailer with finished goods. Monitors SAP Orders and issues all components to Production Areas. Receives, stores, and issues materials for IPT’s.

Primary Activities Primary activities include, but are not limited to:

Verifies, identifies, and inspects a wide variety of incoming direct and indirect materials and supplies referring to purchase orders and shipping documents. Documents receiving form and enters data in the computer system. Reconciles/ reports shortages and damaged materials. Processes direct materials for lot trace and sampling using bar code labels and scanners. Transports material to floor/rack storage location using a swing-reach (operates at heights up to 32 feet), stand- up narrow aisle, or sit-down lift truck. Selects and issues material to production. Processes returned production material back to storage. Performs inventory cycle counts as required. Loads trailer load quantities of finished goods for shipment. All tasks require a working knowledge of a bar code application and associated PC screens. Must have physical ability to transfer containers weighing up to 30kg from pallet to pallet. Have ability to prepare and present safety talks and other presentations to team members.
Prepare and handle material for Domestic and International shipments. Upload/ Download Temperature monitor’s devices used for Cold Chain Shipments. Handle and process shipments via UPS/FedEx. Utilize the SAP system to determine the batch number and quantities of each item. Perform discards of all bulk products.Qualifications

Education:
  • High School Diploma/GED or higher
Required:
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience using SAP
  • Willing and able to work independently with little supervision
  • Proficient mathematical skills, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, and good communication skills
  • Willing and able to work a flexible work schedule that requires last minute overtime (daily or weekend) to support warehouse operations
Preferred:
  • Solid working knowledge of Windows and SAP
Your role at Merck
is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations
to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make
meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re
inventing for life.



 

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Employee Status: Regular
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Company Trade Name: Merck