Materials Handler I

Department: Operations Resource Management
Reports to: Associate Director, Supply Chain and Material Management
Status: Full Time

Primary Responsibilities and Job Functions:

  • Execute material receiving function.  Reconciling purchase order with received materials.
  • Responsible for GMP compliant receiving, visual inspection, labeling, inventory transactions and records.
  • Execute GMP put way of material.  Execute proper cabinet or cold storage requirements
  • Issue from stores to MFG via material transfer staging rooms upon request from manufacturing personnel
  • Handle materials, including biohazardous materials and chemicals, stored at different temperatures (e.g.  -80C, -20C, 5C)
  • Ensure all inventory transactions are processed in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate a great attention to detail in all transactions
  • Assist in maintaining material inventory, inform manufacturing and purchasing personnel of requirements base on expiry and low inventory
  • Assure all W/H materials are issued following the FEFO GMP methodology
  • Assure all materials are properly identified with corresponding lot, expiration date, serial, and part numbers
  • Operate computer and scanner to record transactional data entry and retrieval
  • Cycle count inventory, correct discrepancies. Track and report findings
  • Make CI recommendations for policies and procedures to improve quality, cycle time, and process flows.
  • Process courier sample shipments
  • Execute shipments through FedEx, UPS, or other dedicated couriers or logistics providers.

Secondary Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Keep dock and receiving area clean and organized in a perpetual state of audit readiness
  • Maintain outgoing shipping supplies
  • Assure compliance with company SOPs and policies.
  • Properly handle disposal of receiving/shipping waste and of all boxed biohazardous waste
  • Attend departmental/company team meetings as necessary.
  • Adhere to all training requirements
  • Perform tactical and other duties as assigned.


  • Education/Training: High School degree or equivalent
  • Licenses: None
  • Experience: 1 year minimum of practical experience working in warehouse operations or equivalent.
  • Skills/Abilities: Physical ability to move material containers weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to operate pallet jack and dock leveler.
  • Other: Good communication skills, both verbal and written; Good computer skills


Qualified, interested candidates should send resume to: