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Manager, Automation Engineer

South San Francisco, CA
Start date
Jun 3, 2023

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Engineering, Automation Engineer
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay

Job Details

About Freenome 

Freenome is a high-growth biotech company developing tests to detect cancer using a standard blood draw. To do this, Freenome uses a multiomics platform that combines tumor and non-tumor signals with machine learning to find cancer in its earliest, most-treatable stages. 

Cancer is relentless. This is why Freenome is building the clinical, economic, and operational evidence to drive cancer screening and save lives. Our first screening test is for colorectal cancer (CRC) and advanced adenomas, and it’s just the beginning. 

Founded in 2014, Freenome has ~500 employees and more than $1.1B in funding from key investors, such as the American Cancer Society, Andreessen Horowitz, Anthem Blue Cross, Bain Capital, Colorectal Cancer Alliance, DCVC, Fidelity, Google Ventures, Kaiser Permanente, Novartis, Perceptive Advisors, RA Capital, Roche, Sands Capital, T. Rowe Price, and Verily.  

At Freenome, we aim to impact patients by empowering everyone to prevent, detect, and treat their disease. This, together with our high-performing culture of respect and cross-collaboration, is what motivates us to make every day count.

Our Contract-to-Hire Inventory Specialist will help set up and manage our warehouses to support our Clinical Lab Operations.

What you'll do:

  • Receive and ship materials a to support Clinical and R&D Operations 
  • Maintain good record keeping of physical/virtual records of all inbound and outbound material.
  • Accurately enter data and perform inventory transactions with the ERP system with a high level of detail
  • Maintain and follow Inventory controls and procedures to ensure compliance with Clinical Lab Procedures and SOX regulations 
  • Ensure material availability in all laboratory and stockroom 
  • Assist in routine support tasks, projects and initiatives to keep inventory locations secured, organized, and supplied 
  • Perform routine cycle counts as assigned  
  • Perform monthly and quarterly inventory counts to maintain inventory accuracy
    Retrieve and review expiry reports to segregate/quarantine and scrap expired material 
  • Review inventory requests and prepare kits for R&D studies and Commercial Production 
  • Comply with all company, environmental, health and safety policies and procedures 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Must haves: 

  • ISO 13485/CLIA experience preferred
  • 3+ years working experience in inventory management and warehouse operations within a regulated industry 
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50lbs
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time 
  • Proficiency to  execute transactions within an ERP required, NetSuite preferred 
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills with a attention to detail
  • Capability to manage multiple workflows and competing priorities while exercising good business judgment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites (Words, Excel, PowerPoint); preferable Google Suites
  • Ability and willingness to adapt in a dynamic environment and cross train across different warehouse functions 
  • Must be able to work outside of the regular business hours to help support the goals of Freenome. Occasional weekend and overtime may be required

Additional information:

Contractors may be hired through a third-party provider and will be considered contingent workers. We invite you to check out our career page @ for additional company information.  

Freenome is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Freenome does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.




Freenome is a high growth biotech company on a mission since 2014 to create tools that empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat their disease.


To achieve this mission, Freenome is developing next-generation blood tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages using our multiomics platform and machine learning techniques. Our first blood test will detect early-stage colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas. 


We have raised more than $1.1B from leading investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital, GV, Roche Venture Fund, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, American Cancer Society’s BrightEdge Ventures, Novartis, Verily, and more. 


A ‘Freenomer’ is a mission-driven employee who is fueled by the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients' lives, who thrives in a culture of respect and cross collaboration, and whose work makes a significant impact on the company and their career. 


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(650) 446-6630
279 East Grand Avenue
5th Floor
South San Francisco

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