Inventory Coordinator

San Diego, California, United States Supply Chain Full-time
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Element Biosciences is a multi-disciplinary startup focused on innovating genetic analysis tools for the research and clinical markets. The Company's technology will broaden the end user experience through improved data quality and simplified workflows to benefit discoveries and diagnosis in healthcare.

This is an exciting time to join this established startup within our supply chain team. If you enjoy working at a fast pace with multiple priorities and being part of a team of very passionate individuals, then this is the job for you!
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Manage the inflow of material from vendors to include: 1) Execute system receipts according to our receiving process, 2) Verify packing slip matches received product and order, and 3) Escalate discrepancies to both supplier and Sourcing Department 
  • Distribute inventory according to plan (i.e., to each of the manufacturing areas as applicable and facilitate the availability for manufacturing), to include unboxing, labeling, storing, and communicating availability to interested parties
  • Update and maintain inventory records as assigned through a pre-defined physical cycle count cadence
  • Manage the execution of return to vendors as directed, which will include boxing, labeling, and arranging logistics
  • Assist in Kanban definition and management as assigned and directed
  • Maintain the warehouse in a well-organized manner, keeping the warehouse clean and adhering to safety standards to enable an efficient flow of material for the production
  • Collect and analyze feedback from customers and other project users to gauge satisfaction
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills/Abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • General systems knowledge (Inventory Management and Receipts)
  • Basic knowledge of logistics (outbound) and ability to read Bill of Ladings and Packing Slips
  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • A high degree of initiative, self-direction, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Fast learner and adaptable
  • Strong analytical and data entry skills
Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) with 3 years of experience in inventory or training in procurement management systems and policy management (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)
  • Experience with updating and maintaining inventory records

We are passionate about our mission to develop high performing products to study genomics in an unprecedented flexibility and to understand biology for the improvement of healthcare. We have built a highly efficient product-driven organization where employees can learn, grow and thrive in a challenging but encouraging environment.  We are committed to scientific integrity, collegiality, honesty, objectivity, and openness.   We offer excellent benefits, which include a 401K plan, competitive health benefits, flexible vacation, and equity incentives. 

We foster an environment such that all people are afforded the freedom to pursue their passions without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.