Posted 22 hrs ago

Scientific & Clinical Job Details

Distribution Coordinator

Job Code: #715
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Salary: $18.00 - $18.50/hour
Job Location: Buffalo Grove, IL

Job Description

Job Title:  Distribution Coordinator

Pay:  $18.00 - $18.50/hour

Shift:  8:00am - 4:30pm

Job Description:
  • Load and unload all inbound and outbound trailers, trucks, vans, making sure all safety devices are utilized and distribution center procedures are being followed. Conduct daily cycle counts and physical inventories. Consolidate product to optimize space in the warehouse.
  • Awareness of all products and product handling requirements. Monitoring warehouse inventory levels and replenish inventory into warehouse racking. Assist warehouse team in meeting productivity requirements with assigned tasks.
  • Preparing items as per customer packaging, labeling, and shipping requirements which includes picking and packing items for orders to ship daily to our customers according to departmental procedures.
  • Operates all material handling equipment, vertical baler, pallet jack, two wheel cart, bar code scanners, conveyor, air machine, sealed air, shipping manifest systems with exception of industrial lift trucks, until certified.
  • Follow the guidelines and directions set by the Distribution Management Team and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Interface with Company internal customers and external customers as needed or directed on continuous improvement opportunities. Learn the roles and responsibilities of Distribution Associate Level 2.
  • Ability to multi-task proactively and re-prioritize on a daily basis to accommodate the changing business requirements. Participate in all continuous improvement projects and cost saving measures.
  • Follow distribution procedures in accordance with cGXP, FDA, OSHA, IATA, DOT, TSA and other applicable regulations or other foreign authority of regulatory requirements. This includes product documentation, quality standards, specifications, SOP’s & GMP. Assist the distribution team keeping department in audit ready condition at all times. Responsible for the quality and integrity of personal time records and doing your part in reducing expenses for items such as material handling equipment, building, and product.
  • Demonstrate good customer service to all departments through timely movement of goods into and out of the warehouse. Contributes to good customer service through follow up of issues and concerns of internal and external customers. Promote customer-centric environment.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent GED required. Associated degree preferred.
  • Must possess at least 1-2 years prior distribution or warehouse experience including barcode scanners, printers, etc.
  • Ability to read, speak, and comprehend in English simple instructions short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.