Forklift, Distribution, & Warehouse Associates (Full-time & Part-time) in Hebron, Kentucky at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC014035

About Us


As a driven individual who seeks to build a career with an industry leader, you have the opportunity to join Beckman Coulter’s Hebron Distribution Center as the newest member of our stellar Warehouse Team. We pick, pack, and ship diagnostic testing supplies and equipment that enrich the quality of healthcare for people all over the world. 
As you succeed in your role, you will find that Beckman Coulter provides very competitive wages. We offer some of the highest starting wages in the region in addition to offering annual bonus opportunities.

Our starting base pay for a new associate starts at a minimum of $15.50 per hour and has the potential to make up to $19.30 per hour per hour. Your base can increase dependent upon the following:

- Driver differential pay for forklift drivers (stand-up/cherry picker)
- 2nd Shift differential pay
- Increased pay for working in the refrigerated area
- Progressive pay increases as you grow into each of our four additional levels of warehouse associates.

In addition to these extras, you will receive our comprehensive benefits package starting immediately, including:
- 4 weeks of vacation per year
- Opportunity to receive up to a 5% annual bonus based on your total wages
- Up to 5% matching on 401K contributions
- Full medical, dental and vision coverage   
We also encourage our associates to have fun and be active in the community through our paid Volunteer Time-Off (VTO) program. So whether you’re a sports fan, love to cook, dance or volunteer your time, at Beckman Coulter, we look out for your total well-being and that’s something our employees have grown to appreciate. 
NOTE: As we grow our facility, we are looking to hire several associates throughout the year so this job posting is being used as a pipeline to funnel your application to a specific open position should you meet the qualifications. 

What You Can Expect as an Employee of Beckman Coulter: 

We are committed to providing associates with a safe work environment. All associates are provided safety shoes and appropriate personal protection equipment to ensure you return home healthy.

Fast-Paced Environment: 
The customer is central to our success. In order to best meet customer expectations we relentlessly strive to exceed standards for quality, productivity/efficiency and compliance. Our warehouse is over 450,000 square feet and houses over 90,000 different parts and we are proud of our fast-paced, goal oriented environment.

As an integral member of the larger team, our Supervisors and Managers will listen to your voice and ideas – they want to collaborate with you as we look to grow the business. The management team will seek your assistance on organizational improvement projects such as lean and quality initiatives, all while following daily routine tasks and problem solving within your work area. In our climate controlled warehouse, associates expect to be challenged by working on various activities such as picking orders; packing boxes; operating machinery and coordinating shipments to countries all over the world. Our high performing associates help us maintain industry leading On-Time Delivery to our customers and with a workforce of only 250 associates, you can be sure to receive cross-training and development starting day one to support your growth as you continue to advance your career with our organization.  

As a Warehouse Worker in our Hebron Distribution Center you will:
- Leverage your attention-to-detail to receive and store product, pick and pack product for shipment, and ship orders to meet customer expectations. Using this same attention- to-detail you will inspect materials for orders verifying accurate quantity, lot number, expiration dates and product part number. 
- With documentation being a key standard, you will create and/or ensure appropriate documentation is completed for orders while also reconciling inventory and even, from time to time, perform cycle counts and data entry functions as assigned. 
- Your mechanical operation prowess may be exercised in this role if you are interested in and willing to operate powered industrial equipment such as power jacks, forklifts, and/or reach trucks. 
- Be counted on to impact our customers in a positive manner. As such, you will be required to maintain a positive attendance record with zero no-call/no shows. 
- Be asked to lift up to 50 lbs, multiple times during an 8-hour shift. As such, you will be asked to successfully complete and pass a drug screen and physical within three days of offer acceptance. 
- Have an opportunity to work overtime, weekends and/or shifts as scheduled

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications: - High School diploma or GED (documented completion required)

Preferred Qualifications: 

- Prior experience in a warehouse or distribution center 
- Computer experience using Oracle and Microsoft applications a plus 
- Experience working on high-performing teams in fast-paced environments
- Willingness and ability to cross train and work in multiple areas of the facility as needed 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.