Associate Pharma Material Specialist

Oceanside, CA 92056

Posted: 10/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16550

Bayside Solutions is seeking an Associate Pharma Material Specialist to be part of our client’ s team in Oceanside. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Associate Pharma Material Specialist:

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for performing duties in the materials management function (pre-weigh, shipping, receiving and delivery of non-GMP materials).
  • Loads, unloads and/or conveys materials throughout the organization, performs a combination of tasks which may include shipping and/or receiving.
  • Materials maybe of a hazardous/ controlled nature requiring regulatory endorsements prior to handling.
  • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials; prepares records of materials shipped and boxes, and prepare parts and tooling for special shipment.
  • May develop reports or prepare metrics.
  • Responsible for performing duties within the Materials Operations.
  • Functions can include one or all of the following: Materials Operations and Logistics, Dispensary Operations and MRO Operations.
  • Move and storing cGMP and/ or non-cGMP materials.
  • Monitor critical equipment information.
  • Comply with safety requirements cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.
  • Delivering and distributing dispensed material.
  • Comply with safety requirements cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.
  • Delivering and distributing dispensed material.
  • May receive non-GMP materials and goods. Account accurately for items in SAP. Deliver accordingly to customers.
  • Manage GMP Inventory, control materials, issue to manufacturing.
  • Utilize SAP per WM Material Handler Security roles.
  • Follows established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed. Immediately reports safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions. Fosters a positive safety culture in which no one gets hurt.
  • Skills: Supplementary Responsibilities
  • Receive, inspect and document non-GMP standard stock items in accordance with department and SOPs.
  • Track post incoming general merchandise by entering information into an automated database.
  • Deliver packages and maintain accurate and complete documentation in delivery logbooks.
  • Collect non-Gmp materials for shipping and provide assistance with packaging, labeling and shipping documentation.
  • Perform basic preventive maintenance duties for material handling and delivery equipment and/or vehicles including visual inspections, logbook documentation and routine mechanical procedures.
  • Process capital asset materials by assigning and placing identification (asset) tags and update accounting/ finance records.
  • Dispense media and buffer components (raw materials) according to batch record instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for accurately documenting batch records, following safety SOPs for hazardous materials handling.



Summary of Qualifications:
  • Associate Degree or HS Diploma with 3-5 years’ experience in warehouse or GMP regulated environment
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills Knowledge and experience with SAP is a huge plus.
  • Prior experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, or chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Prior training in chemicals/powder handling/ dispensing, and good laboratory methods/ practices is preferred.
  • Valid driver’ s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to operate materials handling equipment; pallet jack, drum picker, fixed and mobile drum lifters, forklifts (mobile IBC lifter, “ walkie-stackie”)
  • Computer system/ERP knowledge, SAP and Delta V.


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