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Material Handler in Rensselaer, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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Job Description

Material Handler  in Rensselaer, NY

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Material Handler will be responsible for all material movement, forklift operation, organization and inventory control to support chemical manufacturing site wide. The Material Handler will be responsible for safe operation of equipment and all activities, inventory accuracy, cycle counts, oracle transactions for inventory, receiving, shipping and verification for sampling. The material handler will be able to prioritize their daily work, communicate effectively and be committed to results and service. 

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.

In this role, you will:

1. Responsible for safe operation of narrow aisle, electric and propane industrial fork trucks and pass

     PIT (power industrial truck) certification. Ability to operate manual pallet jacks to move materials.

2. Responsible for loading and unloading flatbed and box trucks from loading docks or on the ground.

3. Responsible for the movement of materials from the warehouse, Pole barn, bally box, refer units, trailers,

    Production buildings and the drum shed.

4. Responsible for managing the waste berm and overflow area, removing empty waste drums spraying out   the labels and loading them into the recyclable drum trailer. Removing the empty waste totes and staging       them in the proper re-use location. Ability to identify properly labeled waste containers.

5. Responsible for palletizing pallets that do not meet our racking specifications.

6. Responsible for maintaining the reject area and working with Tradebe to dispose of all material in destroy      

    status.  Loading Tradebe of waste twice a week.

7. Responsible for the organization and delivery of non-consumables such as mail, office supplies, lab chemicals, maintenance stores, process equipment and material samples.

8. Utilize various computer systems to respond to and make requests in supporting business operations

    (i.e, e-mail, Oracle, etc.).

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience  

•  Minimum of a high school diploma or the equivalent.

•  Must possess technical aptitude and a willingness to work with chemicals

•  Must possess good written and verbal communication skills and be able to coordinate a number of diverse responsibilities.

•  Certified in power industrial fork truck operation according to 29 CFR 1910.178

•  Chemical Hygiene training


All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.



Shift:  Third Shift

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.