Warehouse Associate 1

Date:  Feb 1, 2024

Norristown, PA, US, 19403

Busch Vacuum Solutions is a leading manufacturer of vacuum pumps, compressors, and blowers for use in industries such as semiconductor manufacturing, food processing, metallurgy, biomedical, and material handling.


Busch Vacuum Solutions has an immediate entry-level direct hire opportunity open for an experienced Warehouse Associate 1 at our service center in Norristown, PA.  The work schedule is M-F 730-4.


The Warehouse Associate 1 position is responsible for facilitating multiple aspects of material handling and warehousing as directed by the Warehouse Supervisor.

If you are a quick learning, self-starter looking to join an amazing team apply NOW for an opportunity to find out why Busch Vacuum Solutions is an amazing place to work!

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitate receiving, handling, and shipping of sales, distribution, and service orders using computer-based inventory handling software, forklifts, pallet jacks, battery powered pallet jacks, and various packaging equipment.
  • Perform and document scheduled checks of facility and inventory as directed by department senior personnel and/or supervisor.
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of Continuous Improvement 5S and Lean activities to improve flow and reduce waste.
  • Confirm, follow-up, initiate, and close deliveries on a timely basis.
  • Create orders for operational supplies and consumables as well as confirm, follow up, and maintain orders.
  • Participate in cycle counts.
  • Facilitate the above processes and procedures while maintaining measurable and productive output
  • Work independently or as a team, as necessary, to fulfill department and Busch goals and objectives.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining 5S and Lean activities to improve flow and reduce waste as directed by Management.
  • Perform processes and procedures while maintaining measurable and productive output as defined by production goals.
  • Must comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures while reporting all unsafe activities and concerns to the supervisor, safety officer, or human resources.


Required Experience


  • 2 plus years of experience in material handling and inventory: Required
  • Ability to safely and productively operate various material handling equipment including but not limited to forklifts, battery powered pallet jacks, etc – Required
  • Extensive receiving experience - Preferred
  • Education: High School graduate or General Education Degree - Required
  • Computer skills: Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office:(Word, Excel, Power Point and Email) – Preferred
  • Valid Driver's License must be maintained throughout employment that meets Busch insurance standard

Personal Qualifications

  • Work with a high level of initiative, be self-motivated, and possess professional maturity
  • Be detail, goal, and safety oriented
  • Must be organized and maintain a clean and orderly workspace
  • Must possess a positive attitude, be dependable, and trustworthy
  • Work independently or as a team, as necessary, to fulfill department and Busch goals and objectives
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills in English


Job Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to pass a 10-panel drug screen, 7-year criminal history check
    • Most felonies are a disqualifier, misdemeanors are considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Must pass respirator fit test (annual retesting required)
    • Must be willing to maintain facial hair to a minimum for respirator fitment
  • Must be willing and able to utilize all required PPE
  • Willingness to travel domestically for training

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent reaching outward, lifting/carrying/pushing pulling up to 25lbs
  • Constant standing, walking, sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing pulling up to 25lbs
  • Occasional climbing, squatting, kneeling, reaching above the shoulder, and lifting/carrying/pushing pulling up to 100lbs
  • All applicants must be able to hear and see audible and visual alarms and must be able to wear all required PPE, such as safety shoes, electrical hazards, safety glasses, and hearing protection.

Benefits & Opportunities

Busch Vacuum Solutions offers an attractive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, EAP, tuition reimbursement, Legal Plan, 401K, PTO, and more!

Opportunity for growth and advancement via on-the-job training, paid training/certifications, tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for advancement within the company. Busch values promoting from within!

Work Environment

Moderately controlled manufacturing environment, moderate noise levels, fumes, and airborne particles, while working near moving mechanical parts.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.


Why work for Busch Vacuum Solutions?


As diverse and boundless as the world of vacuum is, so are the jobs and tasks at Busch. We welcome all talents, regardless of education, age, gender, or nationality; worldwide.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia