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Material Handler II / III

Location Frederick, Maryland, United States Job ID R-191479 Date posted 08/04/2024

Our Frederick Manufacturing Center (FMC) creates life-changing medicines for people around the world and has been recognized by our local community as being a Top 50’ Business in Frederick and awarded Frederick County’s ‘Best Place to Work’. This distinctive biologic manufacturing facility, with over 800 employees, makes a direct contribution to treating people with cancer, respiratory and autoimmune conditions across the globeWe work hard to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, and we take time to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments. From catered site festivities to competitive events, community outreach activities, environmental and wellness showcases and team-building functions, we take time to recognize our achievements and celebrate our diversityWe are dedicated to creating a culture of inclusion and collaboration and are committed to continuous learning by offering ongoing skill building and training for our staffFueled by our aspiration to deliver accelerated growth for our company and to make people’s lives better, there’s never been a more exciting time to join the team and shape the future of AstraZeneca Operations.

**Shift - 4 - 10 hr shifts plus Flex Shifts

Week 1: 4 days on and 1 day off

Week 2: 4 days on and 2 days off

Week 3: 4 days on and 3 days off

Week 4: 4 days on and 6 days off

-Candidate will work one weekend a Month

-15 to 20 weeknds are expected annually

Join our dynamic Operations team as a Material Handler II / III, where you will follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in daily activities. Your role will involve receiving, picking, shipping, equipment monitoring and material control. You will also revise SOP’s, initiate and complete deviations as required, and provide leadership to other team members. This is an opportunity to thrive with standardised ways of working driven by Lean.

As a Material Handler II, your responsibilities will include delivery for production at GPF, managing the expired material program, supporting freeze/thaw activities, handling non-GMP and GMP shipments (including hazmat), controlling cell bank, intrasite transport of DS and kits, and after hours cell phone handling. 

As a Material Handler III, you will additionally handle international shipments, including all documentation, cross training – GMP receipt/inspection/put away, shipment of BDS, cross training – Weigh/Dispense, review/revise SOPs, access to TrackWise for CAPAs, VSCRs, non-conformances, and review logbooks as needed.

Essential Skills/Experience:
• High school diploma
• MH-II  0-2 years relevant experience
• MH-III 2-5 years relevant experience

Desirable Skills/Experience:
• Class C commercial drivers license (CDL) with hazmat endorsement required. Training and certification in shipment of hazardous materials and forklift operation.

At AstraZeneca, we are at an exciting time of new products and launches. Our Supply Chain team is constantly innovating and evolving to stay ahead in rapidly changing markets. We foster a safe and positive space where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. We are a diverse, multigenerational team of experts connected across the globe. We interpret the science, connecting it with the business need to apply manufacturing excellence. If you are driven, take smart risks and are able to act quickly, then this is the place for you.

Are you ready to make a big impact? Join us in our mission to deliver life-changing medicines. Apply now!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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