Ayer, Massachusetts

Job Summary

**$1,500 Sign On Bonus!**

Available Shift?

Weekend Shift
Friday - Sunday, 6:00am - 6:00pm
$19/hr + Shift Differential

Why Avantor?
  • Full-Time Health Benefits on Your First Day
  • Sign-On Bonus paid at 90 Days
  • Quarterly Incentive Bonuses paid
  • Competitive Time off Package (PTO and Holidays)
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Retirement Plan Options with company match
  • Direct Hire

What does the position do?
  • Kits single-use production jobs by following the bill of materials, picks component materials from "approved for use" warehouse bin locations, uses FIFO, and returns unused materials to the proper bin location.
  • Performs ERP system bin transfers as appropriate. Performs standard ERP system transactions for issuing of materials to production as appropriate.
  • Boxes finished assemblies using appropriate instructions or protocol. Palletizes and transports materials to appropriate storage location.
  • Responsible for assisting completion of all cycle counts
  • Prepares and maintains all inventory records.
  • Assist with investigations on inventory shortages and discrepancies.
  • Responsible for putting away inventory.
  • Participates and works within ISO 9001-2008 quality standards guidelines in all manufacturing areas in accordance with company quality goals: including maintaining product quality standards.
  • Participates in continuous improvement processes.
  • Organizes and cleans work area daily to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What do you need to have?
  • Career Entry Role
  • High School completion or equivalent (GED) required
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage time, problem solve, and work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of inventory management procedures and general warehousing practices
  • Basic math skills
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated, able to work under minimal supervision and ability to understand and complete projects and tasks

What would be nice to have?
  • 2-5 years of experience in an inventory related position preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Forklift certification preferred

What's the environment like?

The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounter 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 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 the ability to routinely lift, pull or push objects of up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions.

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/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at recruiting@avantorsciences.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.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

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By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

Ayer, Massachusetts


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