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Title:  Warehouse Material Handler

Requisition ID:  56061
Date:  Sep 25, 2022

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Supply Chain

This shift is Monday - Friday 10:00 AM  - 6:00 PM 


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.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will assist in all areas of Warehouse/Shipping functions as needed.  Performs a variety of duties relating to the receipt, storage, and/or disbursement/delivery of goods, raw materials, packaging supplies and equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receiving – perform duties related to the receiving and/or distribution/delivery of goods and supplies.  Inspects incoming goods, materials, and supplies, ensuring accurate quantities, traceable records and suitability of use.  Delivers packages and goods to appropriate department or individual. 
  • Picking – stage raw material and have ready for operations. 
  • Shipping –Stages materials to be loaded onto trucks.  Loads and unloads materials by hand or with mechanical equipment.  Transfers and delivers materials to and from storage area by hand or with hand truck, or cart. 
  • Shrink wrap finished goods & returnable totes.
  • Performs cycle counts.
  • Run SAP reports to find out the storage bins of the Material.  Ensure that material is scanned to appropriate locations in the warehouse.
  • Keep equipment and warehouse in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow the 5S methodology for audits. Identify and repair any damaged pallets, boxes, labels and bin locations.
  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Ability to operate various material handling equipment, pallet jack and hand truck.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Provide backup support for reprocess work and items in the quarantine area.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Education: High School or equivalent.
  • Experience: 2-3 years in material handling operations.
  • Forklift certification preferred.
  • Previous shipping experience preferred. 
  • Understanding of SAP
  • Computer literacy.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to express and exchange ideas with employees
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with direct reports and peers







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  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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