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Boehringer Ingelheim UNION: Distribution Handler, LG3, 2nd Shift, Mon-Fri, 3:00p-11:30p in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


To perform duties in the manufacturing and packaging of high quality biological products.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare all assigned records, calculations, and documentation.

  • Read and follow schedules, procedures, and documents.

  • Assist in training other employees in an area of responsibility as assigned.

  • Assist staff in developing new procedures and methods or improving old ones.

  • Use and understand computer assisted data entry, and process logic controllers (PLCs) including SAP.

  • Follow safety precautions and procedures.

  • Perform, independently, transactions into the FedEx or other shipping system.

  • Receive, unload trucks, identify, count, incoming materials intended for production or distribution and MRO items.

  • Independently count, transfer, and locate production materials, and finished goods throughout the warehouse.

  • Perform routine inventory counts, inclusive of required data entry into the ERP System.

  • Obtain a Class “E” or CDL chauffeur's license. (As requested)

  • Independently identify the need for and perform housekeeping throughout the receiving, warehouse, and distribution areas to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and policies and procedures.

  • Independently Bar Coding equipment in order to perform assigned computerized inventory transactions.

  • Independently use and understand computer assisted data entry as well as perform computer transactions to ensure inventory accuracy.

  • Independently operate the Microsoft Office suite, in particular the following modules: Excel, Word, and E-Mail, as they relate to the employees responsibilities.

  • Independently operate the companies ERP System” particularly as it relates to the following functions: Transfers, Finish Goods Distribution, and General Inventory Management.

  • Must be competent and reliable driver of motor vehicles, including warehouse fork lifts, Pallet Transfer Machine and man-up lifts, and able to obtain a CDL license.

  • Able to identify freight damage during loading and unloading

  • Able to sustain heavy lifting over extended periods of time.

  • Working knowledge of all product names, incoming materials, and storage locations.

  • Operate Floor Scrubber, Floor Sweeper and other housekeeping duties.Perform duties associated with receiving process to include use of handheld scanner.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Assist higher grade operators under supervision

  • May perform jobs of the lower grades as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalentrequired

  • Communication Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to train others.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Mathematical Skills

  • Perform calculations and conversions involving weights, volumes, and percentages.

  • Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to use basic logic to identify and solve problems

  • Knowledge and skill to recognize creative ideas that add value and are able to be implemented to improve efficiency, effectiveness and reduce complexity for department

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Demonstrated understanding of systems, equipment, and processes

  • Forklift certified and able to maintain annual certification

  • Computer Skills

  • Experience with Windows Operating System.

  • Proficient in typing ability

  • Comprehension and application

  • Proficient reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set complicated tasks.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Successful completion of National Career Readiness Work Keys assessment

  • Knowledge of Hazardous Waste Handling

  • Knowledge of Traffic Patterns

  • Knowledge of or evidence of working with BPE methods

  • Understanding of Basic GMP/Documentation practices

  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of Safe working habits including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State, and International regulations, such as cGMP, USDA, DOT, EPA, OSHA as they pertain to the employee’s work.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Corporate guidelines and Policies related to the employee’s work.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to the employee’s work.


  • Must be legallyauthorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing totake a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years ofage or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit at and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.

Organization: US-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Title: UNION: Distribution Handler, LG3, 2nd Shift, Mon-Fri, 3:00p-11:30p

Location: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 2013357