Thorne - Material Handler

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Recruitment #10-285-06






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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.

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Material Handler

POSITION SUMMARY: The Material Handler follows Inventory Warehouse Department procedures and performs specific duties based on procedures for the Inventory Warehouse Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Satisfactorily performing and/or achieving the following Responsibilities are essential duties of the job.  
  • Becomes knowledgeable of the applicable provisions of the Inventory Warehouse Department’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and follows them. Employee remains knowledgeable on an ongoing and timely basis as changes in the SOPs and cGMPs occur.  
  • Becomes cross-trained in the Inventory Warehouse areas.  
  • Assists to perform daily inventory counts and maintains integrity of accountable supplies, ensuring quality is not compromised.  
  • Operates a wide variety of industrial warehouse equipment including a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck, ect. to store, rotate, or issue supplies daily.  
  • Becomes forklift certified.  
  • Directly responsible for the cleanliness and organizational structures of the warehouse, using standard industrial practices (First In/First Out, labels facing out, items stored six inches off the floor, etc.).
  • Responsible for the flow of warehouse activities, while adhering to OSHA and localized safety standards.
  • Observes the daily flow of the production department and determines which job duty has priority. 
  • Actively participates in required training and development programs and electives as suits one’s needs, and support colleagues, trainers, and management as appropriate with these efforts. 
  • Receives and verifies incoming raw materials, ensuring accepted materials are in adequate condition by observing containers, cartons, bags and/or drums. 
  • Verifies materials are intact and not punctured, defaced, or contaminated.  
  • Enters the received material into the computer system.  
  • Receives and verifies packaging materials received to ensure they are correct and in usable condition.
  • Utilizes equipment (forklift, hand truck, pallet jack, etc.) in receiving area and ensures safety is not compromised.  
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: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Warehouse experience preferred.  

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 to minimize inventory errors.  

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS – Being able to meet the Physical Demands of the job is an essential duty of the job. 
  • Must be able to work an entire 8-, 10-, or 12- hour shift, and overtime as assigned, when necessary, in a warehouse environment.  
  • Must be able to see and read small print.  
  • Must be able to hear and converse with supervisors and other employees.  
  • Must be able to operate, activate, use, prepare, and clean equipment, occasionally grasping with force and using twisting wrist movements.  
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as circumstances arise during a shift.  
  • Must be able to move or lift items weighing up to 55 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor, often repetitively, during an 8-, 10- or 12-hour shift.  
  • Must have sufficient range of motion with arms and hands to reach overhead and to the side, often repetitively, during an assigned shift.  
  • Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder while carrying up to 20 pounds of materials

An Equal Opportunity Employer