Advanced Material Handler, Distribution in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

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Job Description

We are looking for dedicated individuals to help our mission to make healthcare better and to be a part in saving our patients lives! Whether you have experience in Medical Device Manufacturing already or are excited for a new challenge to build and test the very best Medical Devices on the market, we are looking for reliable, responsible people to join our growing team. If you have a great attention for detail, are a fast learner and ready to make a big impact, we want you to join our growing team at Stryker!

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, responsible for performing the physical and/or administrative/physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of materials, parts, supplies and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • ​May unpack and check goods against purchase orders or invoices. 

  • Maintains records of received goods, alerting appropriate personnel to inspect unsatisfactory items when necessary. 

  • Will lift and move heavy items and may operate a forklift. 

  • Will prepare and maintain records of items shipped and will be required to comply with documentation and record keeping procedures. 

  • May prepare goods for final shipment and/or production assembly. 

  • May examine, stock and/or distribute goods in inventory and/or in other areas. 

  • May enter information into the inventory management system. 

  • Will train others in distribution related tasks. 

  • May work from engineering drawings and/or follow documented assembly/ packaging instructions.  

  • Ability to operate computer related programs. 

  • ​Should have a basic understanding of material flow from incoming inspection to final packaging.

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of work occasionally and/or up to 20 pound of force constantly to move objects. 

  • Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 

  • The ability to work with and/or sort small component parts. 

  • Must have good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills/ability. 

  • Must be able to follow detailed verbal and/or written instructions. 

  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately. 

  • Must be able to observe and correct/note minute inconsistencies. 

Qualifications and Education:

  • Basic reading, writing, math and measuring skills. 

  • Ability to operate common material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, scales, label maker, PC, etc.).  

  • General computer skills. 

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills. 

  • Demonstrated good analytical skills. 

  • 3-5 years related distribution experience. 

  • Forklift operation experience. 

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required

  • Valid forklift operator’s license. 

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 0%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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