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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our Operations Team in San Jose, California

Material Handler

This is a temporary role, 32 hours per week.


What you will do

Under general supervision, performs manual and clerical duties in materials areas such as receiving, storing and issuing materials, parts, supplies and equipment.  Utilizes small hand tools and operates material handling equipment including forklifts, skids, pallet handlers, hand trucks, etc. Receive all materials from suppliers and customers.  Receive finished goods from QA. Package and ship all outbound products and materials.   Performs manual and clerical duties related to receiving, stores and shipping.  Maintains necessary documentation and records



Responsibilities will include

  • Pick material ready to ship and check goods against shipping documents and authorizations. 
  • Packs goods for shipment according to specifications, equipment characteristics, transportation methods and routes.
  • Perform bagging and tagging operations and labels packages as required.
  • Verify correctness of packaged shipments to packing slip/shipping paperwork.
  • Maintain shipping files in an orderly manner to aid in reconciliation and investigation of invoices or inventory discrepancies.
  • Assemble and kit customer orders based on documentation such as shop orders or miscellaneous issues.  Assure accuracy.
  • May assist with cycle counts of components and finished goods inventory.
  • May enter shipping and receiving transactions into the computer system, noting shipping method.
  • May contact trucking firm.
  • Labels packages as required.
  • May run shipping report daily at close of business.
  • Uses forklift as required.



What you bring along

High school education required.  Basic reading, writing and math skills. Certified forklift training required.  One or two years of experience in shipping/receiving/warehouse environment including use of computerized materials management system.  Good verbal and written skills.  Good organizational and time management skills.  Able to learn new procedures quickly.  Flexible, able to adjust to changing priorities.


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • Strong company culture with rich history


Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).



Tecan is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Systems, Inc.
City:  San Jose, CA
Country:  US

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto