Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

  • Material Handler, Warehouse

    Job Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Posted Date 1 day ago(1 day ago)
    Job ID
    Job Function
    Warehouse & Distribution
  • Overview



    The Material Handler is responsible for the delivery of components and materials to filling room windows and packaging lines, as well as, the removal of finished goods and W-I-P to support the manufacturing process.


    1. Verifies production orders to the production schedule and delivers components to appropriate area.
    2. Operates manual and electric pallet jacks, reach fork lift, pallet wrapper and pallet inverter.
    3. Maintains Kanban stock and operations supply cabinets.
    4. Orders and returns production material per approved procedures.
    5. Adheres to SOPs for the emergency requisitioning of materials according to Batch Production Record.
    6. Maintains operational readiness of power jacks i.e. checks battery fluid level, charges, etc. Reports maintenance issues to supervisor.
    7. Assists in physical inventories when required.
    8. Locates work-in-process material and stages in the warehouse.
    9. Ensures that all skids are shrink-wrapped and properly palletized.
    10. Completes and maintains logbooks and batch record paperwork.
    11. Supplies empty pallets and removes broken or oversized pallets.
    12. Removes all skids of product from windows and packaging lines and removes the pallet to the designated area.
    13. Maintains general housekeeping of staging areas.
    14. Works overtime as required to support business needs.
    15. The incumbent may perform other duties as assigned by management personnel.


    Education Requirements:
    High school diploma or its equivalent.

    Experience Requirements:
    Two years of prior material handling experience in the last two (2) years utilizing hand truck, pallet jack and electric lift preferred.


    Language Skills:
    • Ability to read and interpret written documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to complete required documentation such as production batch records
    • Ability to communicate orally effectively


    Mathematical Skills:
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and/or decimals.


    Reasoning Ability:
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Ability to deal with problems in accordance with approved procedures.


    Physical Demands:
    The physical demands described here 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 required to be on their feet 100% of the time. The employee is required to lift up to 50 lbs continually throughout the workday. This job involves frequent bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Movement of pallets in excess of 100 lbs by manual or electric pallet jack.


    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. Atmosphere in the area at times can be humid and/or wet.
    Atmosphere in the areas at times can be warm and humid.
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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