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Title:  Warehouse Operators

Requisition ID:  42431
Date:  Sep 13, 2022
Location: 

Dublin, Leinster, IE

Department:  Operations
Description: 

 

 

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

 

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

 

Summary: 

Working as part of the Planning & Logistics team the Logistics Operator will report directly to the Production Group Leader. The role will carry responsibility for supporting production requirements across all business units with respect to the management and coordination of raw materials, finished products and supporting documentation in line with documentation procedures.

 

                         

Requirements:

  • Must have excellent Housekeeping and EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) standards and a high attention to detail.
  • Must have a minimum of 1-2 year’s previous experience of working in warehousing within a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Must understand the principles of JIT manufacturing, stock turns, inventory control, FIFO (First In First Out), ERP (Enterprise Requirements Planning) requirements and general warehousing duties within a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative as well as in teams and be able to prioritize and organize tasks.
  • Must possess good communication skills both oral and written and be able to liaise with staff at all levels within the company.
  • Must possess a strong level of computer literacy with the capability to promptly identify and resolve system issues to maintain ERP integrity.
  • Must understand and follow TGE Standard Operating Procedures in accordance with cGMP and company policy/customer requirements at all times.
  • Must be able to promptly identify and resolve Material and Warehouse issues to maintain and improve company standards.
  • Must have a current forklift licence and a strong level of proficiency in the operation of the company forklifts and electric powered pallet trucks.

           

 

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with the PGL’s to support production requirements across all Business Units.
  • Responsible for operating ‘counterbalance’ and ‘bendi’ forklifts in addition to the electric pallet truck in line with safety requirements.
  • Assist the Warehouse manager with receiving, inspecting and locating of raw materials, tools, gauges and equipment in line with documented procedures.  
  • Responsible for completion, filing and maintenance of all relevant documentation.
  • Assist the Warehouse manager with the control and issue of raw materials to production in line with requirements ensuring that all stock is used on ‘First In First Out’ (FIFO) basis.
  • Assist with the preparation and identification of finished goods for shipment/transfer to TGE logistics partner in line with TGE and customer requirements.
  • Responsible for preparation of delivery documentation (packing list, pallet labels etc), and shipment loading.
  • Assist the Warehouse Manager with cycle counts of raw materials and finished goods inventory as required.
  • Responsible for constantly maintaining EH&S and housekeeping to the highest standards in all areas designated as the responsibility of the Warehouse in accordance with cGMP and company policy/customer requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining the ERP system integrity by ensuring transaction accuracy and issuing agreed reports to the Warehouse Manager / PGL on each shift.
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct material is being used in the correct location/work centre for every shift and fix/report discrepancies where applicable.
  • Responsible for the seamless hand over of all related reports and information to the relevant Production Group Leader/Warehouse Manager and to colleagues working on opposite shifts.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct material balances are returned to the warehouse at all times with accurate reporting through TGE procedures, and driving prompt resolution of discrepancies.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct segregation and clear identification of all waste materials. This includes ensuring that each unit containing regrind is clearly identified and the weigh recorded in accordance with TGE procedures & policies and reporting breaches where evident.
  • Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements, training and regulations.
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.
  • Act in accordance with the company’s Guiding Principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.

 

 

 

 

Delegation of Duties:

 

When absent from the site duties and responsibilities will be delegated to the following designates

  • Logistics Operator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to Apply.Accommodation@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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