Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.
OUR MISSION: Ensure water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION: We make water analysis better faster, simpler, greener and more informative via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.
The Distribution Packer is responsible for the timely and accurate matching, packing, and shipping of all customer orders. Strong attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment and pride in work is what we look for in our associates.
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 6:30 AM-3:00 PM. Overtime may be required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Verify items ensuring order accuracy.
Pack quality products according to standard work and regulation set by compliance department, ensuring quality product is safely delivered to customer.
Pack hazardous and non-hazardous orders according to pick ticket instructions.
Audit and inspect orders before staging and shipping. Audits include checking for proper labeling and verifying that the documents match the cartons packed.
Escalate inventory inaccuracies to inventory control.
Investigate aged and missing orders.
Comply with company safety & housekeeping policies.
Complete daily and weekly 5S.
Participate in meetings, projects (planning and implementation), Kaizens, cross training, and assist in training of new employees.
Other Non-Essential Functions:
Possess manual dexterity and good coordination
Possess basic reading, writing, and math skills
Ability to problem solve and resolve minor problems
Some areas will require the ability to work with manual and/or power equipment.
Ability to learn machine operations (including set up and changeover), and/or kitting.
Proficient in oral and written communication skills
Proficient in using computers for data entry and utilizing Microsoft Office programs
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit (select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The Romeoville facility requires continuous standing for duration of the shift.
The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull 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.
The work environment characteristics 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 functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.
The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.
Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.
The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.
External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.