Distribution Associate II- Milford, DE

Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: Milford, DE, US, 19963

Company: Dentsply Sirona, Inc


Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.


Bringing out the best in people


As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we’re looking for the best to join us.


Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:


Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.


Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.


Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.


Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.  



Distribution Association II – Dept. # 3728


Job Summary: 


Loads and unloads materials and goods from incoming and outgoing trucks.


Job Duties: 

  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify dames and shortages.
  • Routes items to departments.
  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
  • Operates tier lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
  • Unload, inspect and sort freight by lot numbers.
  • Separates quarantine items from remaining stock.
  • Fills requisitions.
  • Verifies and signs for incoming material receipts.
  • Operate company truck for deliveries within 5-mile radius of main plant.
  • Knowledge of packing materials and requirements, as well as an understanding of shipping documents.
  • Transport packaging of orders of various sizes, weights and quantities and segregation for pickup.
  • Assist in loading trucks while verifying the shipment is completed in accordance with the Bill of Laden and methods of shipping, including piece count.
  • Verify product received from production/warehouse is consistent with the accompanying paperwork with regards to item number, lot number, quantity, etc.
  • Able to run machinery in shipping and the warehouse inclusive of powered industrial trucks, stretch wrap machine, floor scale and dunnage machine.
  • Ability to prioritize work schedule based on the daily/hourly requirements.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and safe workplace.
  • Flexible hours based on department needs.
  • Pack products in appropriate containers for safe transit to both domestic and international customers.  Ensure packing requirements of consignee are met inclusive of governmental regulations.
  • Figure gross, net and tare weights as well as cubic feet.
  • Label containers in compliance with customer requirements and governmental regulations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply shipping regulations from DOT, IATA, and IOMA concerning packages containing hazardous materials.  Must be proficient at packing, labeling/marking, as well as document requirements.
  • Must have ability to process shipments for UPS and Federal Express via the online systems.
  • Ability to place orders for or advise Supervisor of the need for shipping materials maintained by the Shipping department.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the services, restrictions and requirements of the transportation companies used by Caulk.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of the flow of paperwork and materials per the record retention guidelines as well as interaction with Customer Service, Planning and Production.
  • Manage the creation and distribution of shipping documents as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or Graduate Equivalent Diploma (GED)

Years and Type of Experience:

  • At least 1 year warehouse/distribution work experience.  Fork- Lift highly certification preferred.

Key Required Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities:

  • Ability to convert between the Metric System and U.S. Customary System.
  • Must be able to read and follow typed and handwritten instructions.
  • Must be able to use moving equipment such as hand truck, hydraulic jack, power jack, forklift, etc.
  • Must have valid driver’s license for transporting materials and supplies by truck between West Milford, Shipping and the Warehouses, when needed.
  • Attention to detail and ability to accurately count.
  • Legible handwriting.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and metric measurements.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office products preferred.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, metric measurement and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or diagram form.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be able to use AX.
  • Must be capable of using online systems for UPS and Federal Express.
  • Must have knowledge of AX requirements for shipping.
  • Must have knowledge of all regulations as they pertain to the transportation of Hazardous Materials. 





Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

If you need assistance with completing the online application due to a disability, please send an accommodation request to careers@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include “Accommodation Request” in the subject.


For California Residents:


We may collect the following categories of personal information in connection with the submission of your resume or application materials to us for employment, and if hired, your employment with us: identifiers (e.g., name, address, email address, birthdate); personal records (e.g., telephone number, signature, education information, criminal background information, passport number and visa information); consumer characteristics (e.g., sex, marital status, veteran status, race, disability, sexual orientation); professional or employment information (e.g., resume, cover letter, employment history, background check forms, references, certifications, transcripts and languages spoken); and inferences from personal information collected (e.g., a profile reflecting abilities and aptitudes). 


The above categories of personal information are collected for the following business purposes: performing recruitment and hiring services; processing interactions and transactions (e.g., to comply with federal and state laws requiring us to maintain certain records, managing the workforce); and security (e.g., detecting security incidents, protecting against fraudulent or illegal activity). 


For additional details and questions, contact us at careers@dentsplysirona.com

Nearest Major Market: Delaware