Materials Specialist

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/18/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17161

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Materials Specialist to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. 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

Materials 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:
  • Under the supervision of the Materials Operations supervisor, the Materials Specialist is responsible for the accurate receipt, verification, record keeping, distribution, and shipment of materials and goods.
  • Work performed will include: Acceptance of incoming materials by ensuring paperwork is accurate and materials are received in good conditions; prepare receiving documents; route receiving information; prepare outgoing shipments; observe proper handling, storage and/or temperature requirements; provide for internal distribution of Good Manufacturing Practices materials to company facilities; pack materials for proper shipping conditions; prepare shipping documents; prepare manifests for hazardous materials; perform X-ray scanning of packages; process and receive radioactive materials; apply proper placards; perform campus pick-up’ s of outgoing shipments; apply asset tags to capital equipment; maintain equipment and work areas for cleanliness; operate material handling equipment in a safe and appropriate manner; Manage items that come to the warehouse and ensure proper sorting of inventory for support reuse.
  • Independently follows Current Good Manufacturing Practice procedures; clearly understands the importance of accurate GMP documentation; observe all health and safety guideline
  • Adjust to schedule changes, work overtime as necessary and float between groups as needed to support operations.
  • Ensure that all work is completed by end of day.  Utilize time wisely to maximize productivity.
  • Serve as a liaison between customers and warehouse staff.
  • Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Meet timeline commitments and inform others of status, issues, and customer requests as necessary.
  • Be punctual.
  • Adheres to appropriate laws, regulations and programs, and documentation procedures.
  • Adhere to safety.  Follow safety guidelines as required for your area.
  • Complete training records in a timely manner.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Valid California Driver' s License Required.
  • Previous Experience with packaging equipment such as Xray equipment
  • Warehouse and inventory experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail\Adherence to safety procedures. 
  • Proficient in Word and Excel. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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