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Shipping, Receiving, & Lab Associate

Location: Pleasanton, CA, United States
Job # 10864135
Date Posted: 04-16-2018
Shipping, Receiving, & Lab Associate
Pleasanton, CA 94588

Pay: $20/hour
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm
Temp - Hire

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Under general supervision from the Lab Manager, performs a variety of duties in the lab, receiving, issuing, handling and accounting for inventory stock.

Job Description:
  • Perform various routine physical tasks involved in one or more of the following: receiving, storing, packaging, shipping or distributing of materials, parts, supplies, and equipment. 
  • Perform day-to-day lab management tasks which include: 
  • Stock laboratory supplies and reagents
  • Ensure labs are clean and organized to increase efficiency
  • Monitor and evaluate lab equipment, including freezers, refrigerators, cryogenic storage systems, etc.
  • Prepare instruments for shipment for calibration and repair
  • Perform cycle counts and manage lab supplies inventory; assists in conducting complete physical inventory count on an as needed basis 
  • Shipping/Receiving:
  • Receives delivered supplies, materials, and equipment; confirms that delivered goods match purchase order specifications of quantity, condition, model number, etc.; completes all necessary paperwork and delivers to end user in a timely manner. 
  • Prepare shipments according to documented Shipping Request Forms
  • Coordinate International shipments with freight forwarders to ensure the proper export documentation are in place before the shipment is picked up
  • Perform basic administrative duties including filing, records maintenance and research as required 
  • Maintain work and equipment record/documentation via electronic medium
  • Maintains and prepares prescribed records, reports and documentation accurately and neatly.
  • Coordinate International shipments with freight forwarders to ensure the proper export documentation are in place before the shipment is picked up
Required / Preferred: 
  • High school education or equivalent
  • Graduation from high school and 1-2 years’ experience in a computer-aided warehousing operation, or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience (Life Science preferred but not required)
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong team player and detailed oriented
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and vendors
  • Demonstrated proficiency in following routine written and oral instructions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and proficient in applying basic problem solving, planning and work prioritization
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