B. Braun

Receiving Lead

Requisition ID
Aesculap Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
5:30 AM - 2:00 PM


Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.



We Offer:



401(k) with company match

Company paid life, STD, LTD

Generous paid time off

Tuition Reimbursement

Bonus and Award Programs (A yearly grand prize trip to Germany)


We are looking for a detail oriented, motivated person to help us take our team to the next level.

• This is a role with additional responsibilities and can lead to advancement opportunities for the right person based on their performance, attendance and attitude.

• We offer a clean, well lit, heated, and air conditioned work environment in a popular industrial park in Hazelwood Mo.

• Our distribution center supplies the country with Surgical instruments, implants and kit containers.

• Order picker and Fork Lift experience a plus.

• Previous role with additional responsibility a plus.

• While our product may primarily be small and light, it does require a great deal of attention to detail…Our patient’s life is in our hands.


Position Summary:

Responsible for leading the receiving team in performing all physical and administrative tasks involved in the timely and accurate receiving of all incoming inventory and non-inventory shipments. This includes auditing of product counts and descriptions and the ultimate releases of same to either the named recipients or departments within Aesculap, QA Department or to stocks.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Leads the receiving team consisting of warehouse personnel responsible for receiving all incoming. domestic and international shipments.
  • Inspects and identifies any damages/shortages noted on all incoming shipments.
  • Annotates carrier’s delivery receipt of any exceptions taken on the delivered goods, i.e., damages, shortages, etc.
  • Have the carrier’s driver countersign on the delivery receipt if any exceptions are taken on the delivered goods.
  • Logs all incoming shipments in the log book.
  • Opens all individual boxes/cartons.
  • Checks items against packing slips and note all discrepancies, if any.
  • Verifies part numbers, lot numbers, and quantity against invoice.
  • Receives all goods through the AS/400 System for inventory items and through the SAP for non-inventory items.
  • Generates, through the systems, required receiving reports and submit them to QA Department with the received goods.
  • Releases all received goods to the appropriate individuals/departments or to stocks.
  • Submits copies of all delivery receipts to Transportation Analyst.
  • File all packing slips in the appropriate file binders.
  • Follows procedures to ensure mix-ups, damage, and deterioration do not occur to materials during any stages of handling.
  • Submit monthly activities report to the Materials Control Supervisor.
  • Performs projects as assigned by Materials Control Supervisor, using independent judgment, and taking initiative to follow project through to conclusion.
  • Operates a forklift.
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties may be assigned

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Not Applicable


Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc


  • Requires procedural skills in reading, writing and basic arithmetic.
  • Working knowledge of ISO/GMP requirements.
  • A high school diploma is required; AA or AS or equivalent related experience preferred.
  • Must be prepared to work under minimum supervision.
  • Must have 3+ years’ warehouse experience.
  • Previous experience working with mainframe based warehouse management systems preferred. Proficiency with MS Word and Excel software required.
  • Language and mathematical skills; reasoning ability:
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Responsibilities: Other Duties:

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Physical Demands:

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

  • This position could require the handling of instruments that may or may not have been contaminated by blood or other body fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Aesculap will provide a safe working environment for all employees.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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