Warehouse Fulfillment Associate Job at West Pharmaceutical Services – 3.5 in Kinston, NC

Job Description

Requisition ID: 42502

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Kinston, North Carolina, US

Department: Operations

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

Job Summary:
The primary role for this position is to work as an efficient team member to ensure that all orders are processed in a timely and accurate manner. Use of good housekeeping practices will be required to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe operational area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Receive shipments and enter into inventory

Pull allocated product from stock for processing

Process and package product according to instructions listed on paperwork

Operate scales, metal detector, automatic counters/baggers, shrink wrap machines, heat sealers, silicone machines, Punch Press

Maintain product traceability

Perform second verification for order completeness

Perform documented line clearances

Responsible for transportation of product from production area to racking locations in the warehouse.

Run SAP reports to find the storage bins of the Material.

Ensure that material is scanned to appropriate storage bins in the warehouse.

Keep equipment and warehouse in a clean and orderly condition.

Follow the 5S methodology for audits. Identify and repair any damaged pallets, boxes, labels and bin locations.

Provides backup support for cycle count operations.

Provide backup support for reprocess work and items in the quarantine area.

Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instructions, and all safety rules.

Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor based on the business needs.

Education and Experience:
Must pass pre-employment testing which may include the following: vocabulary comprehension, math and basic mechanics

Minimum 2-3 years of manufacturing experience, shipping experience preferred

Current power lift truck certification or able to obtain license within 30 days of employment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer literate

Must be able to read and interpret documents such as process specifications and ensure all paperwork and product ID is completed

Able to comply with the company’s safety policy always

Willing and able to work as a team member and make general decisions within authorized responsibility

cGMP knowledge

Self-motivated and solution-oriented personality

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Good organizational skills

Eager to fully understand and take ownership of specified process area

Ability/courage to successfully communicate with any required parties

Physical and Travel Requirements

<10% travel as needed
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly stands, walks, talks, and hears

The employee continuously is required to use hands to handle, feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Must be able to stand for duration of the shift and lift 35 pounds on a frequent basis, up to 50 pounds occasionally and able to push 25 pounds

Required to watch and listen for alarms (colored lights) on manufacturing equipment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts

Must be able to tolerate industrial odors and smells on a frequent basis

Must be able to work in employer-issued scrubs including hair net, face cover, safety glasses/goggles, etc. for 8 hours

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud, hearing protection is required in most production areas

Regular full-time employee works 40 hours a week, some overtime may be required

Good eye vision and capable of differentiating color.

Must meet minimum training certification requirements and be approved by the Repack Manager.

Must follow and comply with Plant’s Dress and Hygiene Code (SOI)

Must follow and comply with all Company and Plant policies, procedure (SOIs), rules and State and Federal laws

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to [email protected]com. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

About Company

Company: West Pharmaceutical Services – 3.5

Company Location:  Kinston, NC

About West Pharmaceutical Services - 3.5