GMP Warehouse Senior Manager

Arranta Bio
Watertown, MA, United States
Feb 15, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Arranta Bio is a rapidly growing and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). Our vision is to be the best in class CDMO providing development and GMP manufacturing services to microbiome innovators within the pharmaceutical industry. Therapies focused on the human microbiome are exhibiting incredible potential towards revolutionizing disease etiology and associated medical treatments. Arranta Bio's mission is to build a world class organization which provides microbiome bio-pharmaceutical innovators with a single source of supply from early process development through clinical and commercial GMP finished product.


Arranta hires people who are committed and passionate to the goal of bringing life enhancing products to patients. We want top talent who will render ideas and a relentless desire towards accomplishing our mission; when a job becomes a passion, it makes you feel ALIVE.

Here at Arranta Bio, we embrace ALIVE - our core values that we live and breathe daily! We are Agile, Leading, Innovating, Value Creating, and Engaging.

We embrace our challenges as opportunities.

We are empowered to think and act.

We never settle; we strive to improve through purposeful creativity.

We build aligned teams who learn, grow, and deliver.

We are committed to building strong relationships.

Are you ready to come ALIVE with a daring and intrepid team? Don't wait another minute; Apply today!


The Warehouse Senior Manager leads the warehouse operations team ensuring safe, GMP compliant execution and management of operations to support GMP manufacturing, including but not limited to; Watertown site inventory control, warehouse space allocation, material handling, receiving, stocking, picking, issuing and product shipping. Scope also includes developing strategies for risk remediation and mitigation, warehouse manager ensures strategic goals, policies and procedures of the organization are understood & followed when carrying out functions. Recruits, coaches, trains, and motivates team members to successfully perform their job and promotes individual development through mentoring and both personal and team growth.

  • Develops and implements the overall strategy that outlines the specific priorities and individual responsibilities needed to accomplish the groups broad functions, (inventory control, material handling, shipping and receiving, development and tracking of KPI's ).
  • Ensure safe warehouse operations
  • Ensures timely receiving, stocking, picking, issuing, and shipping of materials
  • Ensures compliance with Quality Systems ยท Track performance by leading daily warehouse huddle (SQDCP)
  • Timely investigation and resolution of issues using lean problem-solving tools and techniques (eg RCA)
  • Collaborates with PD, Manufacturing, Quality for the execution of warehouse related activities.
  • Provide GMP manufacturing support related to warehouse items
  • Write, review, and approve Standard Operating Procedures
  • Establish and maintain appropriate stocking levels
  • Develop and manage cycle count program and physical inventory activities
  • Ensure appropriate training and operation of material handling equipment

Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or related field
  • 5+ years of related management experience in a GMP setting, preferably Lean
  • Inventory Control experience (cycle counts, physical inventories)
  • MS Excel, Project, ERP systems (MS Dynamics a plus)
  • Proficiency in training/mentoring, ability develop warehouse team members.
  • Able to serve as a contributing partner on the Leadership Team.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • In the performance of the duties of this job the employee is required to travel occasionally, drive a motor vehicle.
  • Communicate using telephone and e-mail.