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Equipment Operator, 1st Shift, 5:30a - 2:00p

Date:  Jan 28, 2023
Req ID:  748

Phoenix, AZ, US

Company:  Terumo Medical Corporation
Department:  DC - Phoenix, AZ

Terumo Medical Corporation (TMC) develops, manufactures, and markets a complete, solutions-based portfolio of high-quality medical devices used in a broad range of applications for numerous areas of the healthcare industry. TMC places a premium on providing customers with world-class products, training and education programs that drive clear economic value, better clinical outcomes and improved quality of life for patients. TMC is part of Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation; one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers with $5+ billion in sales, 20,000+ employees worldwide and operations in more than 160 nations. Terumo Medical Corporation is comprised of two strategic business divisions: Terumo Interventional Systems and Terumo Medical Products.

Job Summary

As a regulated medical device organization our Warehouse Workers are critical to the receiving, picking, packing and shipping of customer orders with care and quality while helping to maintain inventory integrity.

Job Details/Responsibilities

1.    Certified as lift operator and may train and assess new associates in lift operation and safety.  Requires ability to operate various material handling equipment with proficiency and safety. 
2.    Transports freight, pulls merchandise, replaces freight, fills daily orders, and controls freight flow when operating moving equipment in a safe and correct manner.
3.    Transports and delivers freight to appropriate areas of the facility in an accurate and timely manager.
4.    Maintains a clean work area to ensure safety and compliance; reports unsafe working conditions, damaged goods, or improper procedures to leadership.
5.    Responsible for processing of incoming shipments including unloading trucks, palletizing or re-palletizing product, confirming accuracy of incoming shipments against packing list, receiving product and warehousing to assigned location. Conducts audits of inbound shipments to confirm accuracy of receipt and put away.
6.    Associate is responsible to follow requirements of TMC Quality System; including but not limited to requirements for traceability of product, recognizing customer complaints and the requirement to forward information to QA, and the Quality System requirements for Distribution centers. 


Job Responsibilities (continued)

7.    Proficient across all outbound functions. Responsible for picking/packing/shipping of customer orders with a high level of accuracy and efficiency, including accurately selecting products in accordance with customer order specifications 
8.    Performs investigations and research independently where judgement is required to answer questions, resolve issues and confirm processes are completed in a timely manner with high accuracy.
9.    Participates in all physical inventories and cycle count activities. Must adhere and follow written procedures to ensure inventory integrity.
10.    Maintaining warehouse in clean and organized manner.
11.    Confirm that warehouse equipment is in good working condition before use. Accurately complete any records required of equipment operation and time. Notify supervisor or lead of any issues with warehouse equipment. 
12.    Identifies potential improvement opportunities and may lead focused improvements as part of an improvement project. Participates in project performance team meetings on behalf of the job unit in order to provide ideas, methods, or processes for unit/company performance improvement. 
13.    Mentors and trains new associates as part of onboarding activities.
14.    Follows procedures and identifies opportunities to clarify where needed. May participate in identifying procedure updates and changes as part of project activities.
15.    Perform other job-related duties assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA)

    • Ability to accurately read and interpret multi-digit alpha numeric part numbers and lot number and differentiate between similar products in order to select appropriate product for shipment to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Receives general supervision and direction on assignments and is then expected to complete work independently.
    • Able to independently complete routine and moderately complex assignments that require critical thinking and problem resolution.
    • Advanced computer skills including ability to accurately enter data, run reports and investigate issues in an automated ERP system.
    • Basic math skills for proper inventory and record-keeping.
    • Requires the ability to lift at least, but not limited to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time at a work- station.

Qualifications/ Background Experiences

    • High School Degree or GED.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience within a distribution center.
    • Minimum of 2 years experience driving forklift and operating other distribution center machinery. Lift operator certified.  

It is Terumo’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As a Company, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix