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Materials Handler II

Materials Handler II

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Position Type 
Full Time
CDC Warehouse Operations
US-MO-Earth City

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Material Handler II is responsible for providing the highest level of accuracy within each aspect of customer order fulfillment. This includes, but is not limited to, receiving product, stocking/replenishment, product selection, routing completed orders to the appropriate trailer, and maintaining a safe work environment. Utilization of computers will apply. Performance Consistent with guidelines established by the Manager of Distribution and the Operations Management Team of the CSC will be essential. Adherence to the goals and philosophy of Sisters Mercy Health System, the Code of Professional and Business Ethics and the Employee Code of Conduct is required. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


  • Attitude: Effectively practices and promotes teamwork in all duties. Actions are consistent with objectives and goals for department, distribution center, and healthsystem. Remembers that patients are at the end of our supply chain.
  • Quality of Work: Performs duties in a manner that insures inventory accuracy throughout the health system. Verifies products, quantities, and insures label integrity. Provides notification of item maintenance when required. Actual accuracy performance consistent with established standards for Materials Handler II and/or cross trained and proficient in multiple areas (Inbound: receiving, sorting, unloading, put always, dragging, cross dock. Outbound: OP, Case Pick, BK, RXU, replenishments, labeling, runners, sorter and loader) of shipping and/or receiving.
  • Quantity of Work: Consistently produces work volumes relative to established standards for a Materials Handler II.
  • Job Knowledge: Knowledge of products and procedures relative to job duties,distribution center, pharmaceutical repackaging, and health system operations.
  • Judgment: Makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgment sensible and reliable.
  • Dependability & Empowerment: Completion of assignments without follow up. Ability to identify, adapt, and pursue priorities. Provides proper communication of unresolved issues in a timely manner.
  • Industry: Utilizes available work hours effectively. Actively seeks other tasks upon completion.
  • Personal Appearance: Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dresscode. Attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance
  • Safety: Observes universal precautions consistently. Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate. Plays a daily part of maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Attendance: Adheres to Health System attendance standards. Provides advanced notification of absence where possible.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:





Experience: At least 6 months experience

Certification/Registration: operate forklift, rider pallet jack, and order picker

Other skills & knowledge:

(skills, knowledge, abilities)

Demonstrated mathematical ability to count accurately and follow written instructions.

Must be able to manage multiple, complex instructions simultaneously.

Ability to reach and lift supplies and boxes of reasonable weight.

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to safely and repetitively lift and carry a 50 pound load as exhibited during a post-offer functional capacity testing process.

Ability to work long hours in a warehouse preparing and loading freight.

Familiarity with computers and keyboard proficiency.



Education: High School diploma


3-4 years experience in a similar position.

Knowledge and/or experience with Warehouse Management Systems.

Knowledge and experience with lot controlled and expiration dated product handling.




Not Appl Minimal Occasional Frequent Continuous

( < 25% ) (<33%) (34-66%) (67-100%)

Hot, cold, or wet surroundings


Exposure to hazardous




We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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