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Gilead

Materials Management Distribution Specialist

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Job Description

Kite, a Gilead Company, is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.

Do you want to make a real difference in the world? Come help us in our quest to cure cancer! Everyone at Kite is grounded by this common goal. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Join us in our mission!

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Materials Management to work in this exciting new area of cancer immunotherapy to develop, manage and maintain a GMP/Non-GMP warehouse and inventory management system. In this role, you will perform activities to support manufacturing operations, product shipping, and material receiving to ensure inventory accuracy and timely supply of materials to manufacturing production suites to meet demands. This role will apply to all three functions within the Materials Management department from receiving, kitting, and shipping activities.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

•Perform and participate in the materials management operations and activities to support Production operations team and other internal customers

•Manage the day-to-day assignments of warehouse job tasks and monitor completion of required activities

•Receive incoming shipments of non-GMP/GMP materials and equipment following established procedures

•Dispense and kit GMP materials to support production operations

•Prepare and deliver raw materials, samples, supplies, etc. to various departments as needed ensuring proper procedure and temperature range are followed

•Maintain accurate inventory of GMP warehouse materials

•Performing inventory cycle counts

•Perform accurate ERP transactions

•Monitor Kanban area to ensure optimum replenishment of materials

•Communicate inventory discrepancies to warehouse operations team and escalate when appropriate

•Cross-train in all areas of the warehouse operations

•Pick, Pack, and Ship finished product, materials, and equipment as required per established policies and procedures

•Ensure individual employee training is up-to-date

•Adhere to all safety procedures and GMP’s requirements at all times

•Keep warehouse operation clean and inspection ready at all times

•Assist in the revision of area SOP’s

•Fork Lift certified

•Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

•High School diploma and some college or vocational training in science, engineering or facilities preferred

•At least 3 to 5 years of experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology Materials Management, GMP distribution/warehouse operations, manufacturing, and supply chain

•Must be able to work on off shift hours as well as part of the on-call rotation as needed

•Must be able to operate equipment such as a forklift and an electric pallet jack

•Must be able to lift, carry, push and/or pull 100 lb. of equipment or supplies

•Must be able to squat, bend, kneel, climb, and/or reach for 75% of the day

•Must be able to stand, walk, and/or move about for 75% of the day

•Previous experience in Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, and Supply Chain preferred

•In depth knowledge of warehouse operations in a GMP as well as a non-GMP setting

•Cold chain knowledge and experience in a pharmaceutical or medical setting

•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment

•Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities


Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.
 

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