Material Handler Warehouse Operator (FOT)

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Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30508  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential.

JOB TITLE:  Material Handler/Warehouse Operator




Working within established procedures and guidelines, this position is responsible for accurately identifying, controlling and moving stocks around the plant and recording those movements in the relevant computer systems.  This role also performs inventory counts and assists in the root cause investigation of discrepancies. 




  • Accurately identifies all materials within the facility and controls their physical location.
  • Performs physical transport, lifting, order pulling or picking, stocking, and receipt and delivery of materials to and from established areas. 
  • Moves materials around the plant by manual physical transport requiring lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Performs data entry transactions within the relevant computer systems to ensure accurate record keeping.  
  • Assists all areas/departments with material support for ECOs, samples, projects, and/or plant tests.
  • Assists in resolution of problems encountered pertaining to material handling and inventory control.
  • Performs inventory counts and assists in the root cause investigation of discrepancies.
  • Coordinates recycling program including prescribed sorting, and coordination with supplier for returns.
  • Follows all company policies and established operating procedures for the assigned material handing operations.
  • Requires the ability to work any shift, overtime, or material handling area to meet business requirements.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow all safety guidelines and handles hazardous material following established safety requirements.
  • Follows detailed instructions and safety guidelines for filling, emptying, mixing, and handling of chemicals and hazardous materials. 
  • Safely handle chemicals in coordination with company policy and OSHA requirements.





  • High school diploma or GED.



  • No prior experience required.
  • Previous SAP ERP system experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a material handling role preferred.
  • Previous experience working within a high volume repetitive manufacturing environment preferred.



  • Ability to consistently demonstrate attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory requirements and operating procedures for the material handing operation in which assigned.
  • Ability to learn and operate all necessary tools and equipment for the material handling operation in which assigned.
  • Ability to gain a clear understanding of traceability of materials, the FIFO (First In First Out) process, and how this process relates to production.
  • Skilled to make decisions when working with supervisors, leads, engineers and all others pertaining to parts exchange and how it affects material movement and inventory accuracy.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand the production schedules and how they affect Material Handling.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with the ERP system and all other software applications relevant to the area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



  • An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Requires a valid standard driver’s license to operate both Powered Industrial Truck and company box truck.
  • Requires ability to obtain Terumo BCT licensing to operate PITs (Powered Industrial Trucks).




General Labor Environment requirements include: use of personal protective equipment, reading, speaking, hearing, walking, bending, standing, stretching/reaching, hand/finger dexterity.

  • Must be able to work in a clean room environment, adhere to associated policies, and perform gowning of clean room attire in the allotted time prior to start up.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds and transport up to 500 pounds via carts/racks, up to 1,500 pounds by pallet jack and up to 5,000 pounds by electric pallet jack.
  • Requires good manual dexterity and visual acuity including ability to distinguish colors.
  • Requires the ability to regularly perform repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to work under florescent lighting.
  • Must be able to maintain pace with the material demands of the production facility.
  • Requires the ability to sit or stand through the duration of a shift.

Additional Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in an environment where exposure to moving mechanical parts, high and/or precarious places, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and/or radiation, and vibration may exist.


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



Target Pay Range:  $15.00 to $19.00 -  Hourly pay rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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