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Thermo Fisher Scientific Material Handler (Nights A) in Lenexa, Kansas

Shift Hours: Night Shift 6PM to 6AM

Our team in Lenexa, KS is at the heart of the global response to COVID-19. Given the significant demand for COVID-19 testing, Thermo Fisher is expanding our capacity in Lenexa with a new $40 million facility dedicated to viral transport media (VTM) for COVID-19 sample collection. We are hiring more than 300 new team members to join us in this effort.

What's New?

  • Full-Time Employment Opportunities - Complete with full medical/dental benefits and more

  • More Money - Increased hourly rates

  • Extra Money - 3 Milestone Bonus Payments equaling $3,000 in the first year

  • $750 First Paycheck

  • $1,000 - 6 Months

  • $1,250 - 1 Year

  • Redesigned/Expanded site - Refresh of existing site + a nearby new facility

Interested? We are growing and want you to grow with us! Join us today! We have day and night, 12-hour shifts available. See yourself - Check out our site and hear from some of our team members .

What will you do?

You'll help support our commitment to increase production of 12M VTM tubes a week for the testing and diagnosis of COVID-19 in our communities and around the world by preparing the raw materials and producing our VTM tubes.

  • Responsible for accurate picking, packing and shipping of customer orders. Report in on time for the scheduled. Be a company advocate for continuous improvement.

  • Gather and scan products from storage coolers per order process typically reaching up to but not limited to 84 inches high, grasping and gripping.

  • Pack and arrange products onto pallets or into varied package sizes.

  • Work cooperatively with co-workers and efficiently with little supervision, communicating verbally or in writing any discrepancies as needed.

  • Obtain, stack and place product on shelves, load/unload courier trucks or assist in warehouse as needed both in cooler (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and Dry Warehouse which is climate-controlled year round.

  • Lift up to 50 pounds on a consistent basis

  • Walk and stand up to six (4) hours at a time, up to 12 hours a day, with frequent squatting, stooping, kneeling, bending and twisting at waist.

  • Accurately and legibly complete company and carrier documentation.

  • Push or pull products on a cart, weight of up to 250 pounds to push and 250 pounds to pull.

  • Push pallet jack with weight up to 1200 pounds.

  • Load refrigerated trailer trucks with pallets of products.

  • Maintain department and work area to 5S housekeeping standards

  • Listen to and follow written and verbal instructions given in the English language.

  • Report any actual or potential safety hazards to management.

  • Be an active participant in continuous improvement activities

  • Read, understand and utilize both RF scanners and computers

  • Complete work as dictated by customer needs beyond normal shift hours, willingness to volunteer for other areas/shifts.

  • Utilize forklift/power industrial trucks safely, when/if required.

  • In addition, other duties may be assigned as the need arises.

How will you get here?

  • You'll have a High School diploma or GED

  • You'll need to be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • You'll have ability to navigate and understand basic computer programs

  • You will work in environment with temperature down to 32 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 40 hours per week with overtime potential.

  • Heavy lifting walk and standing with frequent squatting, stooping, kneeling, bending and twisting at waist with occasional climbing on footstool.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.