Warehouse Associate II (Nights)

Libertyville, IL, US
Dec 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? Since 2013, Novartis Gene Therapies (formerly AveXis) has had one focus: bringing change to those devastated by genetic diseases.

The Novartis Gene Therapies culture embraces this mission. As a compassionate and dedicated team, we are enthusiastic about the science behind our work and finding answers to difficult questions. We are dedicated to communities affected by rare diseases, and these patients and families are the motivation for everything we do.

We have built a team with exceptional depth of experience, unified by a common vision; to develop gene therapies with the potential to positively impact the lives of the patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Though we are proud of what we have achieved to date, we remain relentlessly focused on making that vision a reality.

With cutting-edge technology, we are making progress in the treatment of rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) has been approved in the U.S., Japan, EU and Brazil.

The Warehouse Associate II is responsible for receiving, sampling, storing, issuing and shipping materials. This individual will work with the supply chain team to ensure inventory levels are accurate and materials are stored in the appropriate locations, including organizing the warehouse in accordance with appropriate systems and processes. This individual will support all manufacturing activities at the site.

  • Receive all materials that come into the facility.
  • Locate and store all inventory items in the ERP system and physically locate them.
  • Work with Production and Labs for materials that are required and need to be issued out.
  • Responsible for shipping all materials out of the facility. This includes hazmat shipments, export shipments and temperature sensitive shipments.
  • Responsible to stay current on all training and shipping regulations.
  • Complete inventory cycle counts to maintain current inventory accuracy.
  • Organize the warehouse and outside of the POD manufacturing area. Examples include KANBAN processes and waste streams.

  • H.S. Diploma required, B.S. degree is preferred.
  • 1-3 years of pharmaceutical warehouse material handling experience is required.
  • Prior experience with KANBAN system preferred.
  • Must be forklift certified.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, detail oriented.
  • Must be physically able to lift and move materials (up to 50 lbs.) safely.
  • Must work well in a team setting. Must maintain a professional work environment.
  • Valid driver's license in good standing.

The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Novartis Gene Therapies Benefit Summary:

Annual bonus, long term incentive, health insurance, paid vacation/holidays, potential flexible working arrangements (based on role) and employee recognition scheme are some of the benefits you will receive as an employee of Novartis Gene Therapies.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.