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Material Handler

Req ID:  2683


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Material Handler II will have an emphasis on the receiving, picking and putting away of all inventory.  The Material Handler II will apply acquired job skills and company procedures to complete assigned tasks.

Job Duties

*  Performs the physical or administrative tasks involved in the receiving storing and distributing of materials parts supplies and equipment.


*  Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders invoices and work orders.


*  Maintains records of received goods and rejects unsatisfactory items.


*  Lifts up to 50lbs. and may operate a forklift.


*  Examines stocks and distributes materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines.


*  Prepares kitting packages for assembly production.


*  Cycle count inventory to ensure accuracy.


*  Uses root cause analysis to resolve discrepancies.

Job Requirements




* Minimum High School Diploma required. 


*  Minimum of 1-3 years working in a stockroom or shipping/receiving environment. 


*  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


Must be able to climb up and down a ladder.




*  Functional knowledge of MRP systems.


*  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask.


*  Computer Skills: All Microsoft Applications.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Industrial, Manufacturing

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