Part Time Material Operator

Company: VWR International, LLC ( Learn More )

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Job Description


The Material Operator is responsible for carrying out basic material handling, facility support, and gown room functions. Site protocols must be followed at all times.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receives products from receiving docks; may operate motorized or non-motorized material handling equipment.
  • Delivers customer packages, materials and glassware.
  • Pulls and stocks gowns; monitors hanger/bins.
  • Monitors and maintains office supplies.
  • Sets up and breaks down conference rooms (tables, chairs, etc.).
  • Sets up movie projectors, slides, VCR and electrical equipment.
  • Facility housekeeping and other basic building support functions.
  • Drives various vehicles to transport and deliver packages/materials between sites or buildings.
  • US mail delivery.
  • Experience & Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills; display a professional can-do attitude
  • High regard for safety, quality, and site/customer protocols, policies and procedures
  • Must be flexible and adaptable
  • Must have the ability to act independently
  • Must be able to safely lift 50lbs minimum
  • Conform to all customer requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, security clearances and medical checkups.
  • Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Material handling experience preferred and/or applicable work experience
  • Forklift Certification a plus
  • Environmental Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

  • 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to a warehouse environment and office environment. The associate may work near moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The job requires working in heights, exposure to changes in temperature, driving equipment, and may be exposed to dust, fumes, or gases.
  • 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 foot controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • About Us:

    Acquired by Avantor in 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary, VWR serves as a leading global provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. The combined company is a trusted end-to-end 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 branded and manufactured products, we enable customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world. For more information visit or

    Resume Submissions To VWR From Third Party Recruitment Firms Will Not Be Considered

    VWR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    VWR maintains a drug free workplace.

    VWR is a US Federal contractor.

    VWR and design are registered trademarks of VWR International, LLC. VWR International, LLC is aware of fraudulent e-mails referencing VWR job opportunities. Please note: VWR does not hire employees through e-mail solicitation and never requests any employee to cash money orders or send money to others. If you question the validity of a job, please visit .

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    Job Posting Date: 2018-03-01

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