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Job Description: Warehouse Technician - Lead
The Warehouse Technician - Lead supports the
management team with the day-to-day operation of the warehouse. The Warehouse
Technician - Lead will support the Warehouse Supervisor and warehouse operation
by assisting and coordinating all assigned daily warehouse activities, not
limited to: staging, kitting, picking, receiving, storing, inventory control,
distributing of materials, parts, supplies, equipment, finished goods, as well
as maintenance of the warehouse and other storage areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following (other duties may be assigned.):
- Responsible for
coordinating warehouse operations, by improving performance, and the
quality of services provided by the warehouse team
- Perform a variety
of tasks including kitting of parts for manufacturing, stock put away,
consolidation of released material for transportation between facilities.
- Lead warehouse employees by example by
loading/unloading trucks and/or performing all other warehouse related
activities as necessary
- Assist the
management team with employee training, and clearly communicating job
expectations to warehouse employees
- Fill material
requests from all external departments in a timely manner.
- Pull and process all scheduled material cart requests daily
- Unpack, check
goods received against purchase orders, invoices, return authorizations,
or other related job completion documentation.
receiving department by entering purchase order receipts into the computer
system and route the material, and paperwork to the correct destinations
within the organization.
- Maintains a high degree of visibility and access to
employees on warehouse floor throughout the shift.
inventory control skills and lead daily cycle count activities. Assist in
yearend physical inventory counts
organizes and prioritizes, all outgoing orders to meet deadlines.
administrative tasks as necessary.
- Coordinating daily
workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, while
monitoring any issues, and ensuring daily warehouse targets are met
- Foster a safe
- Label parts as needed during receiving, put away,
- Utilize warehouse
equipment such as forklift, pallet jack, hand trucks and delivery
- Break down boxes
and remove pallets and/or packaging waste from stocking, receiving and
- Utilize warehouse
equipment, such as forklift, pallet jack, hand trucks and delivery
- Count, sort, and
put materials in bins, boxes, or on pallets for storage
transact material requests and inventory transfers on the RF handheld
devices and computer.
with Manufacturing, Quality and Purchasing to resolve discrepancies that
arise during the receiving, or parts kitting process.
- Consolidate partial pallets into full pallets for location/inventory
inventory levels of all warehouse supplies and work with purchasing to
replenish these supplies.
- Review emails for various parts and material requests
and related instructions.
- Ensure proper organization and cleanliness of all
warehouse areas, including racking, aisles, and related floor storage
clearly and concisely with the manager or supervisor on any issues which
4 years material handling related experience in a warehouse and/or
knowledge of warehousing, inventory control procedures and related systems
- Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
experience a plus.
School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalence Certificate required.
have a valid drivers’ license with the ability to operate a vehicle to
support the operational needs of the department
team-working and communication skills.
A drive to get the job done in the face of obstacles and time
- Ability to conduct
self in a professional and articulate manner and maintain composure to
work effectively during high stress situations to meet deadlines.
- Assists warehouse manager and or supervisor, with
development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures.
Responsible for performing all duties in
compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian
Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements
with which ALLERGAN complies.
be available to work overtime as requested by the management team. This
may include nights, weekends, and holidays, or during times critical to
our business needs.
Language and Verbal Skills:
- Must have strong communication skills, manage multiple
tasks, and work well under pressure and strict time constraints
flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing
priorities, with a proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet
communication skills, including written and verbal communications. Must
demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate clearly and
professionally when presenting information both verbally and in writing
when responding to questions.
- Ability to deal effectively with
a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels, and develop
constructive and cooperative working relationships within the team, as
well as cross-functionally within Allergan
clearly and concisely with his/her supervisor on all issues which need
- Ability to apply
basic math concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions to practical situations, perform calculations and interpret
Analytical and Reading Skills:
to read, understand and abide by all company procedures.
- Ability to apply common sense
understanding to carry out detailed, written or oral instructions.
is regularly required to lift and carry 10 pounds and occasionally lift and
carry 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.
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is required to bend, turn, use hands to finger, handle, or
feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; manipulate keys on a
keyboard for data entry on a daily basis and
talk or hear up
to 10 hours per day.
The employee is regularly required
to sit, stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, and withstand long periods of time on the
warehouse floor, and tolerates elevated temperatures, including outdoors, dust,
and noise levels occasionally.
The physical demands and work
environment 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
Most work is performed in a typical warehouse
environment, which can get noisy. Environment includes, but is not limited to,
power lift equipment, and additional warehouse equipment. Employee is required
to operate a personal computer, photocopy machine, facsimile machine,
calculator, telephone, etc. The noise level in the environment is usually low
Equal Employment Opportunity
- Allergan is
committed to the health and safety of our employees. We expect that all employees will
perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and
productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of
themselves and others.
- Comply with all Allergan Health, Safety and
- Ensure that all
lifting and maneuvering of products and materials are carried out in
accordance with material handling procedures
- Ensure any
hazardous materials are stored in accordance with requirements
- Ensure that all
vehicles, machinery and equipment are well maintained and fit for purpose
- Maintain high
standards of security in the warehouse
- Ensure warehouse
staff complies with all health, safety and environmental regulations and
work safely to protect themselves and others in the warehouse environment
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.