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Materials Handler

  • Location: East Syracuse
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2022
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Job Description:

Work Hours: 330-1130pm, 2nd shift


  • The primary role of the Material Operations Associate I is working on assignments that train for proficiency in the areas of material handling within Material Operations functions (Warehouse, and Dispensary) including adherence to detailed procedures and batch records ensuring compliance with cGMP and safety requirements.

  • Work is performed in a team environment within multiple areas of the facility including unclassified and classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Additional gowning through the classified areas and maintaining clean hygiene is a requirement to control established environmental specifications.

  • Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Trains for proficiency in the operation of primary material handling equipment & practices within the assigned functional area (i.e. forklift/pallet jack, delivery vehicles, cold rooms, drug substance handling, inventory control practices, biosafety cabinets and down-flow booths, precise handling and weighing of raw materials, shipping and receiving of GMP materials, etc.).

  • Maintains files, records data, logs activities, and monitors processes.

  • Maintains area in a clean and orderly fashion to support the manufacturing schedule.

  • Recognizes and reports safety, maintenance and quality events to area management.

  • Communicates status of operations to area management in a timely manner.

  • Achieves and maintains proficiency through training. 

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc.:

  • Prior job-related experience required and high level of attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web-based applications.

  • A well-rounded supply chain/material handling background within a regulated GMP environment, buffer/media makeup or sampling background is preferred.

  • Work/study experience where attention to detail, adherence to written instruction, and personal accountability were critical to success.

  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable with the ability to embrace a team-based culture.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate expectations and results to the operating staff and management as needed to maintain production timelines and organizational goals.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • The successful candidate will have a high school diploma. Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in science, engineering, biochemistry, or related discipline or its equivalent is desired but not required. 

Physical Demands:

  • This position is located in a medium-scale manufacturing facility with unclassified and classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • This role may require contact with hazardous materials such as caustic, and acids.

  • Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, climbing and reaching is required.

  • Role also requires infrequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs.).

  • Repetitive use of arms/hand/wrists, grasping is also required.

  • This position is a team-based position that requires shift work, weekends, holidays and overtime. 

Work Environment:

  • The work environment involves activities in a medium-scale manufacturing facility, warehouse, dispensing, and office space. The environment includes limited exposure to noise (> 85 dBA), hazardous chemicals and equipment temperature extremes. 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.


Full Name: Suproteem Bagchi 

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Phone Number: (678) 276-8265