Forklift Operator

Company: Express Scripts

General Information
US-IN-Whitestown
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Full-Time
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Warehouse Assistant is responsible for performing tasks related to receiving product, stocking and replenishment, and inventory control.  This includes safely unloading trucks and unpacking received product, comparing the purchase order to the product received for accuracy, counting quantities of product received and ensuring the quality of the product is at an acceptable level, and removing damaged or non-conforming product using data entry and retrieval devices to record receipt transaction (using scanners and computer input).  In addition, this position safely transfers material from receiving area to warehouse or dispensing locations and ensures proper stock rotation—utilizing PDAs to update the inventory system.  The Warehouse Assistant also audits shelf counts for accuracy, reviews inventory for short-dated and expired product, and reports discrepancies to the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Safely unpack and evaluate incoming product for correct count and condition in comparison to purchase orders. 
  • Safe operation of material handling equipment  and hand tools such as forklifts, pallet jacks (manual and electric), carts, dollies, box cutters, wire cutters, etc.—to unload trucks and stock the warehouse/pharmacy.
  • Accurate data entry and retrieval using computers, and scanners (PDA).
  • Bin and shelf inventory maintenance and stock rotation—including shelf counts, short shelf life and expired product audits.
  • Communicate discrepancies or issues as they are occur to the appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of assigned work stations and areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School degree or equivalent.
  • 0-1 years relevant work experience.
  • Ability to accurately compare two sets of data.
  • Basic math, organization, computer, and communication skills.
  • Ability to do repetitive bending, squatting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling and hand motions.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate heavy work volumes.
  • Ability to walk/stand for full shift.
  • Ability to read and differentiate small print.
  • ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

    The Pharmacy Operations Group is crucial to achieving our mission of practicing pharmacy smarter and putting medicine within reach. Members of this team are at the front line every day interacting with patients, strategizing on improvements and efficiencies, and processing the more than one million prescriptions that come through our work-class pharmacies and distribution facilities across the country.

    ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

    Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

    Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the "Most Admired Companies" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.

    Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation. Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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