Material Handler - Temp

Job Posted 5/19/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Hercules, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Perform a variety of routine, repetitive, physical and administrative tasks involving one or more of the following:  receiving, putting away, storing, staging, kitting, picking, packing, shipping and distribution of materials, parts, supplies, equipment, finished goods, label control, lot control or serial control.


  • Perform various routine physical tasks involved in one or more areas including but not limited to receiving, storing, packing, shipping or distributing of materials, parts, supplies, equipment, finished goods, label, lot or serial control;

  • Unpack , check goods received against work orders, purchase orders, invoices, return authorizations, or other job completion documentation;

  • Complete or maintain records; Quarantine items if needed;

  • Package materials including but not limited to labeling of products/packages; counting, sorting, putting printed materials in packages,; forming or breaking down boxes for final products;

  • Operate packaging, sealing and other equipment including motorized/non motorized material handling machines, parts, supplies as needed; may operate forklift or related equipment;

  • Examine, stock, distribute materials in inventory;

  • Prepare kitting packages for assembly, pick/pack orders;

  • Maintain work area neat, clean and in order;

  • Adhere to all rules, standards, processes, instructions


  • HS diploma or equivalent;

  • Up to 2 years related experience;

  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions;

  • Basic computer skills in applicable programs;

  • Basic arithmetic proficiency;

  • Experience and ability to operate forklifts, pallet jacks or applicable equipment utilized in the workplace;

  • Flexible, adaptable;

  • Basic problem solving skills;

  • Ability to prioritize work;

  • Ability to lift 50 lb items;

  • Communication skills

  • Use of radio frequency equipment,

  • Where applicable, knowledge of GMP, ISO, IPC, FDA, DOT, and/or IATA requirements.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all safety policies and procedures, and handling of dangerous goods and/or hazardous materials.

Vaccination Requirement: 


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.