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Thermo Fisher Scientific 2nd shift Distribution Technician I in Allentown, Pennsylvania

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

This position is located within the Clinical Trials Division a segment of Pharma Services Group. The Clinical Trials Division is a world leader in global supply chain and biosample management.

This position is located in Allentown, PA.

How will you make an impact?

As part of our global team, what you do contributes directly to our mission; enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

What will you do?

Our company seeks a Distribution Technician that can pick, pack and ship products for the purpose of making the world a healthier, cleaner and safer place. An ideal candidate is highly motivated, engaged in improving safety, quality, delivery and cost, has a strong attention to detail and experience working in a warehouse, operating forklifts and pallet jacks and following standard operating procedures.

How will you get here?


  • High School Degree or GED


  • Apply Good Manufacturing Practices in all areas of responsibility

  • Demonstrates the company mission and values

  • Follows all Standard Operating Procedures

  • Pick, pack and ship distribution orders that require an advanced skill level

  • Screen shipments for unauthorized devices in accordance with TSA requirements

  • Execute distribution & warehouse system transactions

  • Processes all orders according to priority set by Distribution Leader/Supervisor in order to meet receipt date.

  • Verifies proper storage conditions and temperature monitoring of shipments

  • Loads couriers' trucks using pallet jacks

  • Identifies opportunities to improve overall quality and efficiency

  • Engaged in Daily management and 5S on a daily basis

  • Ensures that inventory is properly and safely stored

  • Maintains warehouse for safety, security, neatness and organization

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

  • Able to pass a TSA background check

  • Able to work overtime when volume justifies additional labor hours

  • Work as part of a team within Distribution and across QA, Client Services and Supply Chain departments

  • Basic computer competency using Microsoft Office applications and significant data entry

  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Fork lift experience preferred

  • Prior Distribution/Warehouse experience preferred

  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices preferred

  • Prior pharmaceutical or clinical logistics experience preferred

  • Mastery of skills required to read, understand, and adhere to the SOPs and policies of a GMP environment.

Working Conditions

  • Extended periods of time walking and standing.

  • Physically able bend and reach in addition to lifting 40lbs on a routine basis.

  • This position could be exposed to cold temperatures, approximately 41 degrees, for more than two hours at a time with appropriate PPE.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.