Inventory Coordinator

San Diego, CA
Oct 05, 2021
Biotech Beach
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Element Biosciences is a multi-disciplinary startup focused on innovating genetic analysis tools for the research and clinical markets. The Company's technology will broaden the end user experience through improved data quality and simplified workflows to benefit discoveries and diagnosis in healthcare.

This is an exciting time to join this established startup within our supply chain team. If you enjoy working at a fast pace with multiple priorities and being part of a team of very passionate individuals, then this is the job for you!

Manage the inflow of material from vendors to include: 1) Execute system receipts according to our receiving process, 2) Verify packing slip matches received product and order, and 3) Escalate discrepancies to both supplier and Sourcing Department 
Distribute inventory according to plan (i.e., to each of the manufacturing areas as applicable and facilitate the availability for manufacturing), to include unboxing, labeling, storing, and communicating availability to interested parties
Update and maintain inventory records as assigned through a pre-defined physical cycle count cadence
Manage the execution of return to vendors as directed, which will include boxing, labeling, and arranging logistics
Assist in Kanban definition and management as assigned and directed
Maintain the warehouse in a well-organized manner, keeping the warehouse clean and adhering to safety standards to enable an efficient flow of material for the production
Collect and analyze feedback from customers and other project users to gauge satisfaction
Other duties as assigned

Strong attention to detail
General systems knowledge (Inventory Management and Receipts)
Basic knowledge of logistics (outbound) and ability to read Bill of Ladings and Packing Slips
Ability to work in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment
A high degree of initiative, self-direction, and multi-tasking abilities
Fast learner and adaptable

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) with 3 years of experience in inventory or training in procurement management systems and policy management (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)

 Must be able to lift 25 pounds

TRAVEL:  Negligible


We are passionate about our mission to develop high performing products to study genomics in an unprecedented flexibility and to understand biology for the improvement of healthcare. We have built a highly efficient product-driven organization where employees can learn, grow and thrive in a challenging but encouraging environment.  We are committed to scientific integrity, collegiality, honesty, objectivity, and openness.   We offer excellent benefits, which include a 401K plan, competitive health benefits, flexible vacation, and equity incentives. 

We foster an environment such that all people are afforded the freedom to pursue their passions without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.