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Danaher Corporation Receiving Associate in Romeoville, Illinois

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.

POSITION SUMMARY:

As the Receiving associate, your primary role is to receive stock, verify and transact materials to ensure timely and accurate flow of materials into the facility. This position is also intended to assist Material Handler III with material presentation and transactions as needed.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-3:30 PM OR 8:00 AM-4:30 PM. Overtime may be required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Unload and sort incoming freight utilizing manual and power equipment

  • Will work 25-50% of the time in non-controlled temperature areas.

  • Receives/Transacts all raw materials, parts, and/or finished goods. Verifies versus pack lists/truck bills and/or work orders for accuracy.

  • Displays received materials in such a fashion that control and placement of materials by others can be done efficiently and safely.

  • Inspects all incoming materials for conformance to standards and to identify any visible damage to products. Communication with Purchasing Department to report any material discrepancies.

  • Evaluate customer returns based on comments and condition of items. Edit customer complaints and reroute product to appropriate area.

  • Work in conjunction with Purchasing department to verify and complete orders so that quality and on time delivery metrics are met.

  • Work with Quality Department to ensure compliance is meet regarding incoming and outgoing items.

  • Responsible for accurately entering data into software systems. Will maintain quality records and traceability.

  • Follow all company Safety guidelines and utilize Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Responsible for keeping work area clean and organized.

  • Complete daily visual management board.

  • May be asked to participate in continuous improvement projects in the department and/or across the facility.

  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Working Under Pressure

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, with frequent changes in tasks must be completed in a timely manner. Must be able to quickly problem solve issues to customer orders.

  • Teamwork

  • In this role you will be responsible for working with others to complete daily tasks. A successful candidate would be someone that is willing to help others with their work and be flexible in being asked to do different job tasks throughout the day.

  • Communication

  • In this role it is critical that the associate is able to effectively communicate both written and verbal with different parts of the company. The associate should be able to communicate issues and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 or more years material handling or equivalent experience preferred

SKILLS:

  • Must have basic math skills

  • Computer and keyboard experience required.

  • Experience in using manual or power equipment to move materials (i.e. pallet jack, aerial lift, etc.)

  • Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy for counting parts, inspecting parts and solving inventory problems.

  • Must be able to work with frequent interruptions.

  • Must have strong understanding of ERP and transactional processes.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit (select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The Romeoville facility requires continuous standing for duration of the shift.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 25 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee 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 employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: safety glasses, steel toe shoes, gloves.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING:

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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