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Material Handler- Mahwah, NJ in Mahwah, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Mahwah, NJ
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Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Position Overview:

The Material Handler monitors and records incoming and outgoing shipments, and receives and processes incoming shipments (stocking inventory as it is received). The position also prepares shipping materials and processes all outgoing items. Also this position is responsible for the decontamination of all equipment clinically used returned to the Mahwah Depot.

Job Details:

  • Receive and process incoming shipments. Package outgoing shipments and parcels, completing all required paperwork including Hazardous Materials documentation.
  • Performs surface decontamination of all clinically used equipment returned to the Mahwah Depot.
  • Restock inventory as shipments are received. Perform cycle counts and physical inventories as needed.
  • Maintain a log and SAP system of all incoming and outgoing packages
  • Maintain the loading dock area in a neat and orderly fashion and handle purchasing of all necessary labels, materials and supplies that need reordering.
  • Respond to Sales Representative inquiries regarding transit times, physical condition of items, and shipping configuration.
  • Pick and post parts for all service orders.

Environmental/Safety/Physical Work Conditions:

  • Responsible for understanding and conforming with the Environmental Policy to ensure that significant environmental aspects that relate to actual or potential impacts with their work are executed to minimized the effects on the environment.
  • Responsible for understanding and conforming with the Health and Safety Policy to ensure that the significant risks that relate to actual or potential hazards with their work are identified.
  • Responsible for bringing to the attention of management any potential improvements that could reduce our environmental impact or to report activities that could result in a negative impact to the environment.
  • Use of power-driven motorized warehousing equipment such as fork lifts, stock pickers and pallet jacks.  Applicable certification to operate equipment required.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. to work bench level, perform job functions in a sitting or standing position.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a shipping and/or receiving role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Proficiency in using vendor supplied shipping software such as UPS World Ship, FedEx. Able to complete courier Bill of Ladings.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Proficiency to work with hand tools for the disassembly of large medical equipment to meet shipping configurations and needs.
  • Must also have working ability with small power tools, such as electric/cordless drill and rivet guns to complete the repairs on crating equipment.
  • SAPS experience a plus.

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.