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Material Handler I (Temporary)

Apply Share Job ID 1643 Category Laboratory Operations Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 12/10/2019


The Material Return Coordinator is a highly-motivated, detail-oriented individual who will take a great pride in assuming this challenging role. In this role, the candidate will single-handedly assume responsibilities for all aspects of the materials specimen return process along with shipping/receiving duties. This position will report directly to the Materials/Purchasing Supervisor within our Laboratory Operations department.


· Perform daily specimen transfer runs from bldg.1 to bldg.2 using the company van or golf cart
· Perform daily deliveries of business packages to 4 buildings using the company van or golf cart
· Promptly receive incoming material on a daily basis
· Inspect incoming materials for quality issues - damage, quantity, etc.
· Promptly resolve any receiving issues by working with the buyer
· Consult with buyer to process RMA's per non-conforming materials and to reconcile any purchase order discrepancies
· Transact all incoming materials to appropriate stocking locations (stockroom or WIP location)
· Perform all system transactions
· Responsible for maintaining all system transactions in a binder for financial month end review.
· Correctly label all inventoried items, with special attention given to critical materials (sample kits & reagents)
· Handle critical materials with expediency and caution (frozen specimens, sample kits, etc.).
· Promptly fulfill all requests for materials
Review with Buyer to change current minimum/maximum inventory levels set based on usage.
· Maintain a clean and well organized stockroom
· Responsible for replenishment of all inventory designated locations
Follow all standard operating procedures in an effort to ensure compliance
· Other duties as assigned.



· The successful candidate must be familiar with standard shipping methods/procedures with vendors such as FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc.
· Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
· A service oriented mindset with meticulous attention to detail
· Systems experience including LIMS and ERP tools as well as Microsoft applications.
· Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
· Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
· Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
· Ability to work as part of a team


· Minimum of two years' experience in shipping/receiving, inventory control, and stockroom duties in a biotechnology or healthcare environment (CLIA or FDA regulated) preferred
· APICs certified preferred, but not required


· Travel Requirements: No travel
· Valid California driving license
· Must lift at least 50-75 pounds


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company's affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.
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