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PDS Tech Inc Material Handler in Frederick, Maryland

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Material Handler in Frederick, MD

Now is an exciting time to join our Distribution team, a team dedicated to ensuring our customers receive the products they need to achieve their scientific goals - quickly, reliably and safely. Our Frederick, MD site is expanding and ramping up to support the fight against COVID-19. If you believe in working the right way for the right reason join our growing team today!

How will you make an impact?

  • You'll provide shipping, receiving, storage and order fulfillment services for finished goods, inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment at the assigned facility(s).

What will you do?

  • Pick, pack, sort, arrange, count, store, and correctly process items for storage and/or shipment in accordance with established procedures and customer requirements

  • Sustain a high level of quality to ensure customers receive correct product and in the time requested.

  • Receive materials and/or finished goods daily.

  • Verify the quality, type and amount of materials received are correct and that the appropriate documentation is present (e.g. packing list).

  • Work in a warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59-86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 - 23 degrees F).

  • Safely operate distribution equipment, as required.

  • Satisfactorily complete training requirements and operate within all ISO standards pertaining to site Distribution including, but not limited to, Control of Documents and Quality Policy.

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Requires a minimum of 0-2 years related experience.

  • Experience in logistics with a life science company preferred.

  • Proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures, instructions, and to meet schedules required.

  • Must be able to operate powered industrial trucks and with the ability to operate the equipment at various heights.

  • Need basic computer skills to navigate ERP systems, Outlook and shipping software in order to support the operation in its daily functions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Good communication skills and customer service skills required.

  • Ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

  • Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules.

  • Must be ready to start work on-time daily and maintain strong attendance performance.

  • Ability to receive and complete general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments.

  • Equipment training will be provided through one-on-one instruction, on-the-job training (OJT), client generated Standard Training Protocol (STP) and/or other training documentation.

Working Conditions:

  • Warehouse environment under various temperatures including room temperature (59-86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or freezer-room (minus 4 - 23 degrees F).

  • Perform work of a highly repetitive nature.

  • Will walk, stand, reach, and lift up to 50lbs on a continuous basis.

  • Routinely push and pull up to 50lbs and regularly climb ladders.

  • May occasionally sit, kneel, crouch and crawl.

  • May handle packaged hazardous materials.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high -ear plugs will be provided if requested.

  • Due to business needs, must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed.

  • Occasional local travel may be required between the two facilities (2-3 miles and will be notified in advance)

  • The physical demands described above are representative of those which are required to perform the essential functions of this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.