Technician Shipping/Receiving & Distribution in Chaska, Minnesota at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: BEC013216

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 Materials Handler assists with and/or performs the physical and administrative functions required to ship, receive, store, cycle count and distribute materials, parts, supplies, chemicals and equipment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Unpack and check goods received against purchase order invoices and storage specifications; 
  • Maintain records of received goods, rejecting unsatisfactory items
  • Lift heavy items up to 45/lbs  and will be standing and walking for long periods of time
  • Operating a forklift (as needed) not a main function of the job and other equipment such as pallet jacks 
  • Prepare goods for shipment and maintain records of shipped goods
  • Examine, stock and distributes materials 
  • Prepare kitting packages for assembly production 

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma with 2+ years related experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience in Materials Handler position
  • 2+ years’ experience in inventory control
  • 2+ years’ experience in operating a reach stacker, wave truck and or pallet truck
  • Able to read, understand and adhere to detailed policies, instructions and procedures
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must communicate effectively, sharing accurate and complete information/ideas using courtesy, tact, and correct grammar
  • Must be very detailed oriented
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, while maintaining quality and safety standards at all times
  • Basic math and computer skills 
  • Able to stand, bend and/ or kneel per job requirement
  • Able to work and use lifts and or climbing ladders
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time 
  • Ability and desire to work in a team orientated environment
  • Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
  • Required to have steel toe shoes

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate 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.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.