Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Distribution Associate II / Material Handler - Forklift Operator

    Location US-VA-Lynchburg
    Job ID
    Global Manufacturing Supply (GMS) - Operations
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Job Title:  Material Handler / Forklift Operator (Distribution Associate II)

    Shift:2nd -- 12pm-8pm  / Monday-Friday (OT as scheduled)


    Responsible for performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping,
    receiving, storing and distributing of products, materials,
    parts, supplies and equipment. Unpacks
    and checks goods received against
    purchase orders or invoices, maintains
    records of received
    goods. May use but not limited to power
    equipment such as a forklift and other devices operated in a warehouse environment. As directed by the supervisor
    and/or group leader perform functions to fulfill orders for shipment to customers. This may include but is not limited to customer
    service support, re-packaging   and
    shop order builds, receiving, replenishment, cycle counting, picking, packing,
    and manifesting. Employee
    may be trained in any or all of the required disciplines depending on business needs. Employee must work all assigned hours and may also be required to perform other duties as directed.



    Loading IUnload Trucks -Using powered and non-powered  material handling equipment; deliver shipments to appropriate destinations throughout the facility.


    Replenish and order inventory when shelves are emptied.


    Retrieve supplies from upper level rack locations for distribution associates when needed.


    Assist with special requests to search for supplies on shelves throughout the warehouse.


    Keep inventory up to date by manually counting locations and trailers when assisting in the cabinet team area.


    Shrink wrap pallets as necessary to prepare for shipping to complete the orders if needed.


    Occasional training in receiving functions and fork truck operations as needed.


    Maintain training up-to date and compliant with all site and Quality requirements specific to the job.



    High school Diploma or equivalent.


    6 months as a Distribution Associate


    Basic PC knowledge
    working knowledge of MS Office


    WMS experience and familiarization with RF Technology and supply chain operations.


    Desire continuous improvement concept and team building skills.  


    Must have a working knowledge of PIT operation


    Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.


    Requires 100% standing/walking, as well as, repeated bending/stooping/reaching, twisting and turning.


    Hours -  12pm-8pm;  Monday through Friday.


    Overtime required.

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    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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