Thorne - Shipping Technician

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Recruitment #10-285-02






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Trident Technical College


is assisting with the recruitment and training for



Thorne Research’s mission is to redefine what it means to be well and to continue to push the limits of human potential. Their belief is that good health can always be made better. Because no one should be limited by a definition of health that is anything less than optimal. Finding out what your body needs is only half the solution. Giving it to you is the other half. They offer personal at-home tests to help understand your health and supplements to unlock your full potential.

Potential employment opportunities exist for:

Shipping Technician

POSITION SUMMARY: The Shipping Technician follows established Distribution Department or California Distribution Department procedures and performs specific duties based on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for the Distribution Department or California Distribution Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Accurately and efficiently processes orders and demonstrates attention to detail (for example, verifying address and ship method before processing). Observes the daily flow of the department and determine which job duty has priority. Develops and delivers on assigned objectives within requested timeframes.

EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES / PROFICIENCIES: EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES / PROFICIENCIES – Satisfactorily achieving and/or meeting the following Experience, Competencies, and Proficiencies are essential duties of the job: 

Experience and/or Education: By training, education and/or experience, employee must be able to perform the essential duties of the job. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. 

Language Ability: Employee can read and understand written directions in English. 

Math Ability: Employee can add, subtract, multiply, and divide in the units of measurement using whole numbers and decimals (for example, grams). 

Reasoning Ability: Employee can sufficiently concentrate to distinguish between 300+ product codes and individual product lot numbers every time a product is pulled. Employee can determine the most suitable packaging material and filling of a package in preparing customer orders for shipment.  

Computer Skills: Demonstrates proficiency in the use of the equipment and software required to accomplish the responsibilities of the position. 


  • Must be able to safely and carefully operate and use assigned equipment and machinery. 
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as circumstances arise during a shift. 
  • Must be able to operate, activate, use, prepare, and clean equipment, occasionally grasping with force and using twisting wrist movements. 
  • Must be able to hear and converse with mangers/supervisors and other employees. 
  • Must be able to see and read small print. 
  • Must be able to work in a moderate noise level environment. 
  • Must be able to move or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor, often repetitively, during an entire 8-, 10- or 12-hour shift. 
  • Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder while carrying up to 20 pounds of materials. 
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. If lifting or movement of over 50 pounds is required, employee is required to ask for assistance from a fellow employee.

An Equal Opportunity Employer