QC Shipping Coordinator/Specialist

Redwood City, CA
May 30, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Our Quality Control team is looking to bring onboard a Shipping Coordinator/Specialist. This individual will coordinate shipment of product and material for the Quality Control (QC) team. The Shipping Coordinator/Specialist will be using current systems and procedures and help with continuous improvement of those systems and procedures.

What you'll do
  • Prepare shipment paperwork and digital database records in LIMs.
  • Support QC sample shipment in accordance with QC sample management schedule and procedures. 
  • Manage and coordinating the transport between Adverum CMOs and facilities.
  • Ensure all shipments are well documented and in accordance with GDP.
  • Develop and communicating shipment schedules.
  • Work with vendors, facilities, and carrier services to coordinate logistics and timelines.
  • Assist in resolving shipment issues and complaints including following up on investigation with courier.
  • Maintain shipment log to ensure all shipments are captured with proper receipts/acknowledgement for reconciliation.
  • Assist with receipt of materials and confirm records of materials received.
  • Upload and organize all shipment documents to SharePoint sites including any corresponding temperature data.
  • Communicate services levels with facilities and Adverum vendors.
  • Participate in deviation investigations as required
  • Additional shipment duties, as required.

About you
  • Associates degree in a scientific discipline preferred with 1-3 years of related work experience.
  • B.S. degree preferred.
  • Experience with cGMP is preferred.
  • Experience developing and reporting quality metrics.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate with other functions to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • A self-starting, highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written, to provide clear direction to cross functional teams.
  • Experience with handling biological samples, chemicals, and use of PPE.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience with Project a plus.
  • Possess positive attitude, with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction. 
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, able to stand and move independently through and between facilities.
  • Provide assistance to the other functions within QC Operations as needed.

About Us
Adverum is a clinical-stage gene therapy company targeting unmet medical needs in ophthalmology and rare diseases. Adverum develops gene therapy product candidates designed to provide durable efficacy by inducing sustained expression of a therapeutic protein. Adverum’s core capabilities include clinical development, novel vector discovery and in-house manufacturing expertise, specifically in scalable process development, assay development, and current Good Manufacturing Practices quality control.

At Adverum, Inclusion and Diversity are at our core. We believe in the power of being your authentic self.  We strive to create the space which allows for everyone in our Adverum Community to not only feel safe but encouraged to speak, learn from each other, grow in their professions and be the very best versions of themselves no matter what their age, ethnic background, gender, origin, religion or sexual orientation