Danaher Corporation Material Handler III-2nd Shift in Ames, Iowa

Danaher Company Description
Hachis a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION:Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION:We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.


Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.

_Purpose of Position: _

The primary role of this position is to retrieve, stock, and verify materials in high bay warehousing environment for timely fulfillment of internal and external customer orders. This position uses industrial material handling equipment typical of high bay warehousing and is also intended to execute the material handling services throughout facilities. Material Handler III’s are expected to share expertise and serve as a mentor to other Material Handlers.

Hours are Tuesday-Friday 2:00 PM-12:30 AM. Overtime may be required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Prepare and deliver materials to designated locations. * Use of manual and/or powered equipment to pick and place product. This may include picking and placing materials manually or assisted in high bay locations. * Accurately perform computer transactions to ensure product availability for external customer orders. * Pick all customer orders to attain quality and On-Time Delivery (OTD) goals. * Replenish stock on the Carousel, grocery store and flow rack locations as required to fill customer orders * Receive order requests from internal customers. * Pick components to fill internal customer orders within a two-hour timeframe. * Transfer/charge supplies to internal customers. * Place raw chemicals in the designated locations in a timely manner according to storage regulations. * Ensures FIFO of materials moving through the facility. * Performs warehouse verification and consolidation. * Responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy. Reconciles inventory discrepancies. * Perform cycle count duties for assigned inventory items. * Ability to perform Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) transactions as directed by planner/manager. * Keeps work area neat and orderly. * Completes daily reports, audits and cell boards. * Works with manager to ensure proper order management and planning to meet quality and OTD. * Executes Kan-Ban and DMP processes in work area * Responsible for Material presentation, Kan-Ban management, and 5S. * Mentor junior team members *Other Non Essential Functions: * * Special projects as assigned. * Other duties as assigned.

* High school diploma or equivalent required. * 1-3 years related forklift experience in warehouse. * Requires associate to pass fork truck driving test Skills: * Requires high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. * Extremely high level of mental attention. * Must have basic math skill. * Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities * Must be able to operate a diverse variety of material handling equipment * Must be able to handle a large variety of tasks and multiple tasks at a given time. * Must be able to prioritize and follow through with tasks * Computer and keyboard experience required. * Must be able to work with frequent interruptions. * Ability to maintain good driving record * Must have good hand/eye coordination


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand/or sit(select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The Ames facility requires continuous standing for duration of the shift.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Must safely operate material handling equipment (ie: fork lifts and fork trucks).


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

/The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation./


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaheris a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000 percent over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

For additional company details, see www.danaher.com

Organization: Hach
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IA-Ames
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: HAC005531