Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Material Handler I

Location US-WA-Bothell
Job ID
Pos. Type
Full Time


  • Job Title: Material Handler I


The Service Material Handler is responsible for the movement, control, and maintenance of the company’s service material inventory assets.


NOTE: The following are meant to be representative but not necessarily all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities for this position title. A skills test will be given to assess electronics and mechanical engineering knowledge. 

  • Receiving
    • Responsible for the physical handling, transactions within the company’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software system and other required documentation/logging activities related to the receipt of all incoming materials and items from outside sources into the company’s inventory asset storerooms or expensed locations.
    • Responsible for the receipt, transaction and proper routing of customer and vendor products.
  • Inventory Control
    • Responsible for the orderly physical storage and maintenance of accurate documentation (within the company’s ERP software system) of inventory within the company’s inventory storerooms, including MS (main stores), FG (finished goods), MR (discrepant material review), and RA (returned goods).
    • Enters inventory transactions as required into the company’s ERP systems to accurately record the movement of materials within the company and between storerooms.
    • Performs periodic physical inventories and/or maintenance of a cycle count program to ensure inventory accuracy and reporting on same.
  • Shipping
    • Responsible for the orderly physical handling, required packaging and safe movement of intermediate and finished product, making arrangements with shipping companies and accurate order fulfillment and other inventory transactions into the company’s ERP system related to the shipment of materials and products to external suppliers and customers.
    • Manages logistics suppliers and develops proficiency with on-site shipping software systems (FedEx).
    • Assists with transaction history investigations pertaining to shipping transaction accuracy discrepancies.
    • Provides accurate shipment documentation such as commercial invoices, bills of lading, shipper’s export declarations, shippers letters of instruction, dangerous goods declarations, and any other transportation related documentation.
  • Housekeeping
    • Responsible for maintaining the neat and orderly appearance of the company’s inventory storage and warehouse areas.
  • Company Support
    • Responsible for providing support to company employees pertaining to the movement of production and non-production related materials.


Experience, Education, Training, & Traits:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some hands on experience in the movement of materials within a manufacturing production environment.
  • A strong team player with the demonstrated abilities and willingness to wear “multiple hats” , to perform a wide range of tasks (from menial to analytical) within a dynamic environment, and to support overall goals established for the area.
  • Forklift operation certification a plus.
  • Must be available to work overtime on weekdays and weekends as required by management and as workload dictates.

Language and Verbal Skills

As a key point-of-contact with the company’s suppliers and customers, candidate must have excellent verbal skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a broad range of people in often stressful situations.


Math Skills


Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 


Analytical and Reading Skills


Ability to read, analyze, interpret and assist in the creation and refinement of company procedures.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and report on findings.


Physical Requirements


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform material handling tasks involving lifting weights of up to 50 pounds for short durations.  Duties of this job may involve standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.  Duties also involve daily keyboard data entry.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


Work Environment


Most work will be performed in a light manufacturing/ warehouse environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 




Solta Medical is committed to the health and safety of our employees.   We expect that all employees will perform their responsibilities while maintaining a safe, cooperative, and productive work environment, thus ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.


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Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.


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






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