Material Handler




Sumter, SC


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We are the makers of possible 

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

Attention all Material Handlers! We're on the lookout for a driven individual to join our team as a Material Handler. As a Material Handler, you will play an important role in supporting our Production and Set-up personnel by handling raw materials, finished goods, and supplies in and out of the department. If you're a great teammate who's ready to work hard, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!


  • Operate all material mixing equipment and prepare special color mixes for entire shift

  • Requisition raw material or supplies needed to support production

  • Maintain production/inventory records as required

  • Keep work area and equipment clean and orderly

  • Able to read and understand all packaging specifications and product specifications

  • Must follow the assigned department's protective clothing, safety, and management policies

  • Must maintain an adequate supply of totes within the department to support production

  • Inspect and check forklifts/pallet jacks for safe and accurate operation. Complete forklift/pallet jack inspection forms.

  • Mix and maintain accurate ratios on all pre-mixes and to ensure their accuracy

  • Maintain adequate production levels for all premixes, concentrates and resins for the entire shift. 

  • Ensure that all premix, concentrates and resins are labeled accurately.

  • Advise the supervisor of any problems.

  • Observe all safety and environmental procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices. 

  • Reports directly to Molding Shift Supervisor. 

  • Assist in taking Department Cycle Counts and inventory.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Able to perform SAP and Apriso  transactions (scanning and labeling of completed work) required

  • Decisiveness, enthusiasm, dedication, unselfishness, dependability, initiative, integrity, and knowledge are essential leadership traits

  • Ability to read, write, and understand English

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to communicate optimally with coworkers and supervisors

If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, then we encourage you to apply for this Material Handler position today!

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.  

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.  

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. 

Primary Work Location

USA SC - Sumter

Additional Locations

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)

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