Material Handler in Indianapolis, Indiana at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC009137

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Material Handler will be responsible for the physical and administrative functions required to receive, put away/stock, cycle count and distribute materials, parts, supplies, and equipment to cells efficiently and accurately. This will be done in a fast paced environment, while maintaining quality and safety standards at all times.


  • Utilize the Kanban system components through the use of an instruction card sent along the production line issuing a signal based on consumption

  • Ownership and accountability of cell location inventory

  • Operation of a reach stacker, forklift, wave truck and pallet truck

  • Examine, monitor and audit stock and distribute materials

  • Prepare kitting packages for assembly production

Job Requirements


  •  2-5 years’ experience in materials handling, inventory control, and operating a reach stacker, wave truck and or pallet truck

  • Able to read, understand and adhere to detailed policies, instructions and procedures

  • Must communicate effectively, sharing accurate and complete information/ideas using courtesy, tact, and correct grammar

  • Detail oriented

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, while maintaining quality and safety standards at all times

  • Able to stand, bend or kneel; able to work and use lifts and or climbing ladders, and able to lift up to 45 lbs

  • Overtime throughout the work week and weekends possible

  • Safety shoes required, ESD safety shoes preferred

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.


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