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Logistics Specialist (Swing shift)

MedImmune, LLC

Boulder, CO
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Full time
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High school or equivalent
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Job Description

                                       Location:Boulder, Colorado, United States
Job reference: R-003273

Posted date: Jan. 30, 2017



   If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.  

   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a Logistics Specialist in Boulder, CO, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  



   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  

   The Logistics Specialist will work second shift, 1500 to 0000, Monday – Friday.  

   As a Logistics Specialist, you will be a Subject Matter Expert in SAP, LIMS, Trackwise and AZDoc.  You will be responsible for import/export compliance and familiar with cold chain shipping/storage.  You will ensure staff is current on training and certifications including Hazmat, Forklift and CDL. You will also be responsible for ensuring metrics are tracked/reported as needed and equipment is current on PM/calibration.  Ensure proper attention is given to TrackWise records, Aegis records and logbooks are reviewed & approved. You will be trained as Lead Investigator for the group.  You will be responsible for ensuring dock coverage schedule is maintained and all daily tasks are completed. Inventory of warehouse must be correct at all times.  You will be responsible for import/export compliance at the Boulder Manufacturing Center.  Coordinate emergency requests.  You will be an audit SME for shipping & receiving activities.  You will have Hazmat training, experience managing dangerous goods and international shipping.  

   Accomplishes results through lower-level employees who exercise some latitude and independence in their assignments. Often heads a centralized functional activity in Shipping & Receiving, Material Control or Weigh & Dispense. Functions as an advisor to a unit regarding tasks, projects, and operations. Becomes actively involved in daily operations only when required to meet schedules or to resolve complex problems.  




   Essential Requirements  

  •      High school diploma    
  •      Two to eight years’ experience in GMP regulated environment.    
  •      Familiarly with inventory control systems and computer office programs.    
  •      Forklift certified: Gas, LP-Gas, Diesel Trucks, electric sit-down rider, electric stand-up rider, Narrow Aisle Reach Truck, Narrow Aisle Straddle truck, Order selector truck, motorized hand truck    
  •      Current CDL license or must be able to obtain CDL license within 6 months of hire    
  •      Good problem solving skills and knowledge of when to stop and seek input and/or approval from management.    
  •      Must be organized, possess time management skills and be willing to respond to changing priorities.    
  •      Ability to cover other shifts as needed    
  •      Ability to be on call as needed    
  •      Agrees to work in Boulder or Longmont facility as needed    
   Desirable Requirements    
  •      College Degree    
  •      SAP, MES and LIMS    
  •      Training and certification in shipment of hazardous.    
  •      Experience in warehouse, inventory control or logistics roles.    

   Next Steps – Apply today!  

   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.