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Material Specialist at Heraeus Noblelight America LLC in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Material Specialist

Location Gaithersburg - Maryland


Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of nearly 15,000 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.

Your role and responsibilities

  • Job Summary - requires routine aspects of material handling, forklift operation, kitting, inventory control, packaging, document preparation, and data entry in business system.  Job duties are performed under general directions from Lead person or Supervisor.  Performs job functions by assignment to receiving and stockroom areas.  Performs kit assembly functions including small part assembly and the reproduction and assembly of manuals. 

  • Performs routine material handling in Stockroom and Receiving areas.  Supervision provided on complex, non-routine assignments.

  • May perform kitting of work orders, sales orders, and spare parts kits.

  • Performs cycle counting to aid in inventory control.

  • Assembles small parts.

  • Packages spare parts and systems.

  • Reproduces and assembles manuals.

  • Performs document preparation of move tickets.

  • Performs data entry in business system using routine commands to receive, issue, and transfer material and make routine corrections.

What is required for this role

  • High school diploma or GED and six (6) months material handling experience.

  • Must be certified within six (6) months to operate a forklift.

  • Must be knowledgeable about pallet jacks.

  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds and climb ladder and reach items stored 10 feet high.

  • Must be able to read work instructions, such as kit picking lists, work order routings, write and perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide, including decimals and fractions).

  • Requires ability to perform both routine and non-routine data-entry.

  • Ability to cross-train in more than one materials handling areas.

If you want to do more than make a living, at Heraeus you can make a difference. We can provide you with the opportunity - and Open Space - where your ideas and career can grow and advance. We offer attractive compensation, top-notch benefits, and an ideal environment that supports your professional development. You can find more information at

Keywords: Logistics, Warehouse