Logistics/Supply Chain Technician (RTP Biotech) – Temp to Start/Top $$

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Our client, a Durham-based company that is developing cutting-edge technology in cancer diagnostics, is actively recruiting for a very sharp and capable candidate to join is Supply Chain Team.

This is a 4-6 week temporary assignment that has long-term potential for an excellent candidate.  If you or someone you know would be interested, we would be eager to connect. 

Compensation will be very generous.

Things to Know:

  • The company has developed equipment that, from patient-derived samples, will help oncologists pinpoint the optimal cancer treatment for each patient.  This could be revolutionary for the industry and for cancer patients across the globe.
  • This Supply Chain Technician will handle a wide range of Receiving (some Shipping) functions as well as Buying/Procurement functions.  Seek versatile candidate who brings both skillsets.
  • This is a highly interactive role involving regular interface with colleagues, vendors, etc.. Seek can-do, get-things-done candidate who balances strong Logistics skills with a congenial, “how-can-I-help?” work style.
  • These are FDA-regulated products, some requiring Cold Storage. Ideal candidate will have industry familiarity, but client is open to training diligent, detail- and compliance-oriented candidate who will work with precision and commitment to high quality.
  • The position will require some physical work.  Ability to lift 50lbs will be necessary.
  • This position will be on-site at the company’s Durham area facility. Some schedule flexibility available.

Selected Duties:

  • Receive all shipments. Quickly, efficiently and thoroughly inspect and process them.
  • Ensure all materials are properly stored and documented.
  • Verify that all purchasing and receiving documents align with shipments received, and that any differences are reconciled.  Research as needed.
  • Identify supply challenges that may impact the business and pursue mitigation plans.
  • Procure consumables and other supplies required for daily operations.
  • Build relationships with supplier partners to ensure the continuity of supply.

This is an exciting time to join a company doing exciting work. 

Targeted candidate will offer a related degree and 2+ years handling similar Logistics work.  Some experience in Purchasing would be preferred.  Ability to lift 50lbs is required.

Other priorities include:

            Keen attention to detail

            Strong organization

            Excellent work ethic

            Flexibility, adaptability, resourcefulness, job ownership and team orientation

Finally, we seek a go-getter who is eager to learn new things, help where the help is needed and contribute to the important work being done here.

This is an immediate need.  Please forward resume for prompt consideration.

If this position is of interest, please forward Word resume.