Distribution Specialist II

Location
Morris Plains, NJ, United States
Posted
May 26, 2021
Ref
2277851
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Distribution Specialist II
United States - New Jersey - Morris Plains

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Role and Responsibilities:

The Distribution Specialist II Shipping and Receiving will be responsible coordinating shipments of product to third party CMOs, as well as samples for third-party testing. The associate will also assist in receiving duties and inventory transfers of select GMP materials.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Coordinates and supports all GMP shipments by:
  • Processing shipment request forms for upcoming shipments
  • Working with requesting departments to ensure all shipping conditions/data is met and collected
  • Scheduling courier's or approved suppliers to pick up shipments
  • Physically preparing goods for shipment
  • Maintaining a safe and clean shipping and receiving area
  • Processing domestic and international paperwork to ensure compliance of shipments
  • Enters data in logs and maintain records; completes shipping and receiving reports.
  • Processes all receiving paperwork at the end of each work day
  • Writes work orders when necessary.
  • Performs receipt of select GMP materials in accordance with established procedures
  • Assist with material movements and transfers in ERP system, following appropriate SOPs
  • Follow all applicable SOPs and work instructions.
  • Adheres to all safety and compliance requirements for shipping and receiving on a continual basis.
  • Maintains a safe and clean shipping and receiving area


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • 0+ years of related experience and High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Prior experience with inventory maintenance and shipping and receiving in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment is strongly preferred.
  • Use of an Inventory/Receiving management system strongly preferred
  • CDL with Hazmat Endorsement strongly preferred


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Environment: Work is performed in a cleanroom GMP Warehouse, on loading docks, and occasionally in an R&D environment. Exposure to cytotoxic/potent and caustic chemicals. Exposure to variable weather conditions on loading docks. Potential exposure to human blood, serum, and tissues.

Physical: Must be able to: lift up to 50 lbs.; frequently push up to 200 lbs. on wheels (e.g., waste drums, raw material barrels, WFI barrels); maneuver/transport compressed gasses; operate a barrel lift (training is provided); and stand for long periods of time.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.
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