Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Shipping/Receiving Associate II

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

    As a Shipping/Receiving Associate II you must be proficient (and/or have similar experience)  to support 3365 Receiving by unloading and processing deliveries, capital equipment packaging, and pulling/preparing outbound shipments to be processed in a timely manner according to established SOP's. In addition, trained to support Offsite Warehouse and Materials Stockrooms as needed.


    As a Shipping/Receiving Associate II, you must be proficient (and/or have similar experience) in the following three areas, Receiving, Shipping, and/or Capital Equipment Pkg. 


    3365 Receiving: Responsibilities by Area includes, but not limited to:

    • Perform applicable system work
    • Perform 3365 receiving functions
      • Verify seals to driver’s delivery paperwork as specified in Shipping / Receiving SOP.
      • As needed receive and process a shipment at Offsite Warehouse next door.
    • Unload UPS, Federal Express, and other carriers as needed.
    • Inspect for damage and make proper freight notations.
      • Take pictures of damaged with department camera, and turn into Materials manager / designee.
    • Process inbound shipments (Domestic/International) according to incoming procedures.
    • Transfer products as needed to designated buildings and/or departments
    • Become Industrial powered equipment certified.

    Capital Equipment Pkg.: Responsibilities by Area includes, but not limited to:

    • Package all Capital Equipment for FG stock (STLSC)
      • Complete LX and Display Board system work
      • Package and complete system check list as defined in SOP
      • Transfer packaged Capital Equip. to its designated area.

    3365 Shipping: Responsibilities by Area includes, but not limited to:

    • Maintain / Monitor FG (STLSC) Inventory
    • Pulling capital equipment and performing applicable system work
    • Perform Domestic / International shipping
    • Pack orders and ship via appropriate shipping method.
    • Process all domestic outbound shipments on shipping manifest system.
    • Generate manual bills of lading and International Shipping Instructions (ISI) as required.
      • Match up appropriate Export paperwork to designated outbound staged shipment.
      • Properly affix export paperwork and labels to shipment.
    • Load UPS, Federal Express, and other freight carriers as needed.
    • Assist with shipping conventions and other miscellaneous business request as needed.

    Additional Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Person MUST treat others with respect, demonstrate a positive can do approach, and be willing to work in whatever area is assigned.
    • Update and address daily activity transfer log.
    • Participate as needed with E & O disposal(s).
    • Learn Department SOP’s and Training Instructions
    • Provide fork lift assistance as needed in Materials Stockrooms.
    • Support Offsite Warehouse (as needed)
    • Complete Daily Industrial powered equipment checklist
    • Complete monthly EHS equipment checks as required.
    • Participate as required in department audits / safety walks
    • Properly document and load out recycled pallets.
    • Assist in the Annual Physical Inventory.
    • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
    • Assist in maintaining the building security.
      • Be sure you check for proper verification on all drivers / visitors, both you and the driver must complete the necessary information (real time) on the form.
    • Keep track and order as necessary related shipping supplies.
    • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety.
    • Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.


    Required Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.


    Required Skills/Qualifications:

    • Must be proficient (and/or have similar experience) in the following three areas, Receiving, Shipping, and/or Capital Equipment Pkg.
    • The ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide numbers including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, charts, tables, specifications, and schedules.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • 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 with no current attendance disciplinary write-ups.

    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.
    • Use of elec. PDT / weigh scales; generation of reports and forms.

    Preferred Experience:

    • One-year shipping and receiving, or equivalent, is preferred
    • Working knowledge of existing computer programs (i.e.):
      • PeopleSoft, ERPLX, WebShip, Documentum, Compliance Wire, Excel, Word, etc.

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