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Materials Support 1

Hoffman Estates, Illinois

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 233134
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.


Job Description:

Position Overview

A qualified candidate will report to shipping manager. Candidate will have experience in operating a forklift, shipping and receiving which includes: loading / unloading trucks, banding, skidding, stretch-wrapping pallets, labeling, utilizing Fed Ex, UPS as well as other forms of transportation for domestic as well as export of packages. Candidate will determine best shipping method based on established routing guide as well as customer requirements. In addition, qualified individual will be experienced in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel & Word). Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is desired.


• Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds
• Preparation of daily LTL shipment to spare parts depot
• Prepare HazMat shipments
• Scan daily shipment reports to distribution list via e-mail
• Prepare daily shipment of small packages for domestic / international shipment
• Prepare shipping labels
• Scan documents containing shipping information to group responsible for export documentation
• Ensure proper packaging of shipments based on method of transport
• Utilize Fed Ex and UPS world ship for small package shipments
• Prepare RMA items for shipment
• Determine proper packaging for items (crate, skid, box, dunnage / filler)
• Responsible for staying up-to-date with training associated with shipping and hazardous materials

• Setup shipments with local carries for vendor/supplier needs and returns

• Process SRM orders for Deliver

• Order crates and packaging supplies from Clarke

• Loading of trucks for live load shipments

• Flexibility to stay late if carriers do not show up on time

• Potentially work in stock room / receiving as the work load dictates



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Materials Management certification
• Two years of experience in shipping /receiving
• Minimum travel may be required for this position
• Experienced forklift driver

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Two year degree
• APICS certification
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel & Word)
• Experience with FedEx, UPS and DHL

Experience with freight forwarders and international shipments

• Experience with HazMat shipments / certification



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