Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Materials Associate I

    Location US-MO-St Louis
    Job ID
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Material Associate I is responsible for being trained and proficient to work in 1+ of the following areas identified below:


    Packs,  Equipment, FG Stockrooms,  FG-Equipment Packaging, 3365 Shipping/Receiving, Off-site Warehouse and/or  Returns Department


    Responsibilities would be within one of the Areas below, but not limited to:


    3365 Dock / FG–Equipment Packaging: (when applicable)

    -  Perform applicable system work

    -  Perform domestic / international shipping

    -  Perform receiving functions

    -  Perform FG packaging as required.

    -  Perform cycle counts

    -  Becoming fork lift certified (if applicable)

    -  Support Instrument Packaging (when applicable)


    Stockrooms:   (when applicable)

    -  Perform applicable system work

    -  Perform cycle counts

    -  Sort, fill, assemble and audit orders in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

    -  Review one's own inventory and shipment discrepancies.

    -  Perform put away functions.

    -  Becoming fork lift certified (if applicable).

    -  Perform FG packaging as required.

    -  Provide assistance as needed at the off-site Warehouse (when applicable)


     Returns:   (when applicable)

    -  Sort, assemble, audit, and ship orders in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.

    -  Perform applicable system work


    Additional Responsibilities include:

    -  Person MUST treat others with respect, demonstrate a positive can do approach, and be willing to work in whatever area is assigned.

    -  Remain open to change and support and assist projects when needed.

    -  Provide individual data to Lead / designee to support area activity reports.

    -  Assist in the Annual Physical Inventory.

    -  Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

    -  Assist in maintaining the building security.

    -  Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.

    -  Train workers on Materials processes when assigned.


    Required Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.


    Preferred Experience:

    - Previous manufacturing experience

    - Surgical equipment manufacturing experience


    Required Skills/Qualifications:

    -  Ability to lift 50 lbs.

    -  Basic computer skills

    -  Ability to work independently

    -  Self starter

    -  Perform problem solving

    -  Good oral and written communication skills

    -  Ability to work well with others and exercise good judgment.

    -  Dependable and reliable

    -  The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, charts, tables, specifications, and schedules.


    Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

    On the job acquired skills: (as applicable)

        - Hazmat certification 49 CFR / IATA

        - Industrial equipment operation qualifications

        - Review area processes to remain compliant to current SOP's

        - Working knowledge of existing computer programs (i.e.):

                        - PeopleSoft, LX, WebShip, Documentum, Compliance      

                         - Wire, Excel, Word, etc.. (generate reports and forms)

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    To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.



    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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