Title:  Materials Handler

Date:  Jul 20, 2022
Location:  Sun - Billerica - Plant
Company:  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc (USA)

Job Summary

Perform various logistics and material handling duties including picking, packing, shipping, and cycle counting to support Distribution, Shipping, and Receiving.  Support manufacturing regarding filling/stocking component inventory as needed.  Maintain warehouse to assure efficient logistics.  Responsible for and oversees receiving all incoming packages, shipping all products and performing periodic cycle counts.


Area Of Responsibility

  • Support all material requirements by different functional groups and customers
  • Pick, pack, and ship orders on a daily basis using SAP system to support customer requirements as well as meet company cost objectives
  • Create required paperwork and ship product to internal and external partners
  • Stock and stage warehouse for delivery of incoming materials using SAP system
  • Issue requested material and components to manufacturing and packaging
  • Assist Material department as required in the expediting and rescheduling of material to meet or exceed company goals and objectives
  • Perform periodic counts on finished goods inventory and work to resolve any inventory discrepancies
  • Receive and log into SAP all incoming materials/product/deliveries
  • Performs data entry or paperwork to record inventory levels or shipping/receiving activity
  • Distribute incoming materials to the appropriate department as required
  • Follow ISO, current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) procedures
  • Maintain accurate records of Finished and Raw Material Inventory
  • Package product for shipping
  • Publish Finished Goods Inventory reports
  • Assist with loading or unloading materials/packages
  • Operate forklift and other equipment with strong attentiveness to safety requirements
  • Perform warehouse housekeeping duties of designated areas
  • Fill/stock production material for manufacturing as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Conditions:

  • Shipping area
  • Office environment
  • Hot and cold environment, exposure to outdoor elements
  • Exposure to noise
  • Exposure to radiation, chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Wears safety shoes, back belt, gloves, safety glasses

Physical Requirements:

  • Good physical stamina required in order to meet the physical requirements of the position
  • Stand, sit, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, lift, bend, stretch, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, smell
  • Close, distance, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception; ability to focus
  • Operate truck, forklift, scales, computer, office machines, hand truck, hand jack
  • Lift up to 50 lbs


Travel Estimate

Up to 5%

Education and Job Qualification

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Experience performing physical inventories and cycle configuration 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Current Driver’s License and good driving record required
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity and honesty


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of related experience preferred.
  • Basic reading, writing and math skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team