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Material Handler

Location San Rafael, California


Material Handlers in the Warehouse department are responsible for the proper warehousing and inventory maintenance of GMP raw materials, components and supplies. Material Handlers will perform GMP warehousing duties, maintain accurate inventory records, and transport GMP raw materials, components, supplies and essential in-process related solutions from the central warehouse to the appropriate manufacturing facilities. Provide assistance with shipping of Approved Final Bulk Drug Substance to contract filling locations. Provide assistance with shipping of Clinical material to outside sites as required.


  • Receive and warehouse GMP raw materials, components and supplies per established SOP’s
  • Labeling, Put away, storage and picking of GMP raw materials
  • Transport and distribute approved GMP raw materials, components and supplies to the designated manufacturing facilities. Transport all GMP in-process solutions to and from the designated manufacturing facilities
  • Maintain accurate inventory records for approved GMP raw materials, components and supplies
  • Maintain cleanliness of transport vehicles
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of warehouse, all docks, GMP material storage and supply areas
  • Perform cycle counts of approved GMP material inventory as assigned
  • Compliance with EH&S safety guidelines, especially those directly related to the operation of warehousing equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts
  • Assist with the shipping of Approved Final Bulk Drug Substance to contract filling sites
  • Assist with the shipping of Clinical materials to outside sites as required
  • Assist with other tasks as required


Required Skills:

  • 1-2 yearsexperience in a GMP warehousing environment
  • Forklift experience/license helpful
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s license
  • Strong customer service and communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

Desired Skills:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to perform job functions within a dynamic, team-oriented environment


  • High School diploma required
  • AA/AS or BA/BS in Life Sciences or related discipline preferred
  • Working knowledge of desktop computers essential


  • Pallet jacks
  • Forklifts (Narrow-aisle, fork-truck style lifts)
  • 16’-22’ cargo truck(s) and cargo vans


  • Interacts with several departments including QA, QC, Maintenance, Manufacturing, and Process Development
  • Interacts on a daily basis with Manufacturing Supervisory staff, Materials Management staff and QA/QC Management staff


This position has no direct reports.

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San Rafael


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