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Distribution Specialist

United States - California - El SegundoManufacturing Operations & Supply ChainRegular

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Distribution Specialist I to work in this exciting new area of cancer immunotherapy to develop, manage and maintain a GMP/Non-GMP warehouse and inventory management system. In this role, you will perform activities to support manufacturing operations, product shipping, and component receiving to ensure inventory accuracy and timely supply of materials to manufacturing production suites to meet demands.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

Plan, oversee, and participate in the materials management operations and activities to support Production operations team and other internal customers

Manage the day-to-day assignments of warehouse job tasks and monitor completion of required activities

Receive incoming shipments of non-GMP/GMP materials and equipment following established procedures

Dispense and kit GMP materials to support production operations

Support kitting activities in controlled and classified areas

Prepare and deliver raw materials, samples, finished product, etc. to various departments as needed ensuring proper procedure and temperature range are followed

Maintain accurate inventory of GMP warehouse materials

Performing inventory cycle counts

Perform accurate ERP transactions

Monitor Kanban area to ensure optimum replenishment of materials

Communicate inventory discrepancies to warehouse operations team and escalate when appropriate

Cross-train in all areas of the warehouse operations

Pick, Pack, and Ship finished product, materials, and equipment as required per established policies and procedures

Ensure individual employee training is up to date

Adhere to all safety procedures and GMP’s requirements at all times

Keep warehouse operation clean and inspection ready at all times

Assist in the revision of area SOP’s

Fork Lift certified

Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA degree
  • High School diploma with 1+ years of experience in engineering, facilities or material management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology Materials Management, GMP distribution/warehouse operations, manufacturing, and supply chain
  • Able to operate equipment such as a forklift and an electric pallet jack
  • Able to lift, carry, push and/or pull 100 lb. of equipment or supplies
  • Able to squat, bend, kneel, climb, and/or reach for 75% of the day
  • Able to stand, walk, and/or move about for 75% of the day
  • Previous experience in Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain preferred
  • In depth knowledge of warehouse operations in a GMP as well as a non-GMP setting
  • Cold chain knowledge and experience in a pharmaceutical or medical setting
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities