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Material Handler III

Company: Bruker
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Material Handler III

Job Locations

US-CA-Santa Barbara

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Full Time/Part Time

Full Time


As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, to accelerate time-to-market, and to support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We have been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for over 50 years now. Today, more than 7,500 employees distributed across 90 locations around the world continue to delight our customers with innovative solutions. Bruker Nano, one of Bruker's four operating segments, provides customers in academic and governmental institutions, life science, materials, and applied industries with the tools to determine the characteristics of matter and visualize the structure of molecules. Divisions within BNANO include Bruker AXS, Bruker Nano Analytics, Bruker Nano Surfaces and Metrology, Fluorescence Microscopy, and Canopy. As a Material Handler, you see the impossible in front of you and find a way to succeed! Through your creativity and commitment to success, you ensure that our inbound freight meets our quality standards and is processed and accurately accounted for. The work you do ensures that we are able to maintain our demanding production schedules so that we can continue to provide our customers with industry-leading scientific instruments.


  • Unload and process in-bound orders for receipt in SAP
  • Inspect inbound shipments for damage or defects; records discrepancies or damages and notifies supervisor and/or purchasing personnel
  • Operate forklift, dolly/pallet jack to load and unload material
  • Working knowledge and ability to use Windows operating system and Microsoft based programs, i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Review, and pack orders for shipment.
  • Process orders for shipment in standard courier system software e. Fedex, UPS
  • Monitor, and order shipping supplies
  • Store sub-assemblies and raw materials in warehouse.
  • Pick orders and material for other departments according to pick list and material requisitions.
  • Assist with daily cycle counting and inventory accuracy objectives.
  • Participate in internal and external audits as necessary.
  • Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental standards
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


    • Time management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be have a current and valid forklift certification
    • Experience with SAP Material Movement module is preferred
    • Knowledge of Export compliance regulations preferred
    • Experience and understanding of warehouse operations, and ability to apply that knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks
    • Excellent clerical, data entry skills to maintain integrity of inventory accuracy in database, file records and perform routine audits
    • Ability to resolve issues and make recommendations
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to follow daily standard work instructions with minimal supervision, and general instructions on newly introduced assignments
    • Working knowledge and ability to use Windows operating system and Microsoft based programs, i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook
    • Must be able to work standing, sitting and walking for the majority of a scheduled shift.
    • Must be able to push cart holding up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
    • May be asked to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
    • Job requires frequent bending, stooping and kneeling
    • Minimum of 3-years related Warehouse experience required.
    • Experience in fast pace technical manufacturing environment required Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable). Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions. #LI-AW

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