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Warehouse Associate

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Manassas, VA, US, 20109

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50930


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

The purpose of this position is: Ensure overall warehouse functions are met, including but not limited to, loading and unloading, order picking and processing, material movement, driving heavy equipment, and ensuring proper inventory levels are maintained throughout the warehouse.


This position includes significant duties such as:

• Ensures that transactions are properly recorded in required systems (Peoplesoft, handheld scanner, FedEx, UPS, etc.)

• Operates powered industry vehicles such as Forklifts, Man-up Order Selectors and Floor Scrubbers) in a safe manner

• Provides accurate receipt of inbound materials (raw, WIP, and finished materials)

• Ensures receipts and documents are accurate and received as ordered

• Seeks corrective action when inaccuracy and/or damage occurs

• Sorts and stores temperature controlled products in refrigerated or freezer locations

• Sorts and places material on racks, shelves or bins according to material characteristics such as size, type, style, product code

• Follows production schedule, customer order, work order, shpping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, staged or distributed

• Provides accurate and responsive material stocking, inventory management, and distribution of materials

• Performs cycle counts and other audits as required

• Maintains a clean, safe and productive work environment in compliance with company SOPs using safety first practices


Working Conditions: Works in warehouse and cold room storage areas; fast paced and time sensitive environment. Regularly required to stand through entire shift. Bending, walking, stooping, standing, climbing and frequently lifting up to 50 lbs required.


Education: High school diploma or GED required


Experience: 3-12 months warehouse experience. Forklift certification required within 6 to 12 months on the job; certification training provided. Familiarity with ERP systems.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC