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Material Handler II

Covance 4/9/2019 2:18:29 PM
JOB ID: 29968 Category: Facilities Maintenance
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Covance is hiring a Material Handler to join our dynamic team! Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Performs a variety of duties related to receiving, distributing, storing, dispensing, inventory control and/or shipping in a safe and efficient manner, following Purchase order, P-Card or other internal instructions and applicable state and federal regulations.

* Loads and unloads freight in a safe manner. Operates any material handling equipment safely and efficiently. Makes certain all equipment needed for handling and moving of goods is available and in safe working condition.
* Verify contents of material received under purchase orders.
* Report shortages, damages, and incorrect shipments on appropriate forms and to designated personnel.

* Using internal computer systems, enter purchase order, sample, and/or inventory receipts, perform inquiries and print appropriate paperwork. Prepare logs for P-Card, Internet order and Freight receipts. Enter requisitions for select items based on inventory.
* Deliver materials or samples to proper locations.
* Ensure proper rotation and organization of stock and participate in physical inventories. Trace problems related to discrepancies and work with Buyer/RCP's to resolve.
* Confirm internal stock requisitions, pick requested items, ensuring that the correct number and types of product are picked and delivered.
* Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse area. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.
* Performs all routine and non-routine activities in mail room (e.g., prepares manifests for local delivery service, process bulk or large volume mailings, receives, sorts and delivers internal mail, weighs and prepares outgoing mail, operates postal meter machine).
* Assists with preparing document and dangerous goods shipments (e.g.; package, secure container for shipment, affix appropriate label, and complete required documentation using shipping software). Assists in the preparation of and applies for necessary shipping permits.
* Accurately maintains records in area of responsibility (e.g.; receiving, shipping, picking, mail, controlled substances) and forwards to designated personnel as specified.
* Provides information to internal customers with regard to related departmental policies and SOPs.
* Understand cost factors and make suggestions for cost-effective alternatives.
* Work closely with internal personnel to maintain understanding of controlled substance handling and effectively control the materials and records to meet all legal, regulatory and company requirements.

Performs other related duties as assigned


* Level of education required: High School diploma or GED.

Professional certifications: receive and maintain DOT/IATA training



* Years of Experience in the job discipline: 1-3 years of Experience .
* Previous Experience operating material handling equipment is beneficial.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madison, WI - Wisconsin


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).