Job Vacancy Distribution Teammate – Equipment Operator Owens & Minor

Job title: Distribution Teammate – Equipment Operator

Company: Owens & Minor

Job description: At Owens & Minor, we are a critical part of the healthcare process. As a Fortune 500 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries, we provide integrated technologies, products and services across the full continuum of care. Customers—and their patients—are at the heart of what we do.

Our mission is to empower our customers to advance healthcare, and our success starts with our teammates.

Owens & Minor teammate benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day
  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Development opportunities to grow your career with a global company



  • Unloads pallets and cases from inbound trailers and/or containers manually and/or using MHE to include manual pallet jack, motorized pallet jack, sit down or standup forklift, and standing reach truck.
  • Accurately counts, verifies, and receives product using radio frequency (RF) equipment and/or Voice Pick Technology; documents variances.

Put Away

  • Moves case of product from the inbound dock to storage locations in the warehouse using a standing reach truck or stock picker.


  • Moves pallets and/or cases from reserve location to pick location using a standing reach truck, stock picker, or sit down forklift.

LUM Picking

  • Selects products and quantities as directed by Voice Pick Technology and/or RF scanner and places items into totes on conveyor belt.
  • Removes empty cartons from pick module as needed.

Bulk Picking

  • Selects bulk items from warehouse racking using a stock picker and Voice Pick Technology and/or RF scanner.
  • Operates a forklift and picks items as high as 35 feet in the air.
  • Builds pallets and delivers them to designated area for shipping.


  • Prepares sortation area by setting up pallets and carts for product.
  • Moves cartons and totes from conveyor belts and/or rollers and places on pallets and/or carts according to assigned batch.


  • Uses RF scanner to ensure that totes, pallets, and carts are loaded correctly onto trucks for customer delivery.
  • Uses sit down forklift, electric or manual pallet jack to load pallets.

General requirements for all functions

  • Operates various MHE and follows general sequencing and process procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
  • Follows safety policies and procedures and corrects or communicates hazards to management.
  • Places incoming merchandise into inventory.
  • Conducts physical inventories as required.
  • Counts and performs basic math calculations.
  • Maintains productivity and quality standards.
  • Performs additional duties as directed.


  • General knowledge of a variety of basic topics, such as math, reading, basic accounting, typing, etc. equal to a high school diploma.
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse/distribution center a plus.
  • Warehouse Certification and Operations Certification also a plus.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and meet performance standards/individual performance goals
  • Good attention to detail
  • Successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Dependable and able to report to work as scheduled and have regular punctual attendance
  • Willing to learn how to use new material handling equipment
  • Willing to learn WMS Technology
  • Ability to adhere to all Distribution Center safety rules and requirements

If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.

Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

Expected salary:

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 06:33:30 GMT

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