Shipping and Receiving Technician

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 09/04/2019 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16377

Shipping and Receiving Technician

Menlo Park, CA


Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for handling domestic and international logistics of the client’ s products and for shipping/receiving for the client.
  • Primary responsibilities will include working with Procurement in coordinating orders from vendors, generating shipments and order detail information
  • Responsible for supporting the client’ s logistics efforts and inventory control.
  • To be a point of contact regarding logistics matters related to company products and procured materials and for service providers such as common carriers and freight carriers.
  • Arrange domestic and import/export bookings with carriers and ensure documentation is complete/accurate.
  • Assist in maintaining proper department documentation.
  • Assist in the management of inventory and cycle counts of company devices and materials
  • Work with suppliers to obtain missing documentation or resolve quantity discrepancies.
  • Continuously refine and improve product transport & storage processes.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s Degree preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 2  year working experience, preferably in a Logistics role or within the medical device or Pharmaceutical industry or any other regulated industry.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization and across all functions.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in domestic and international shipping. Including documentation: commercial invoices, SLI, etc.
  • Experience with UPS WorldShip or FedEx Ship Manager Applications.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and various shifts depending on the current operational needs.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other internal groups, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction and multiplication.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

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