Lead Warehouse Associate

Location: Devens, MA
Department: Azzur Cleanrooms-On-Demand-Services LLC

Job Description

About Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™           
Our employees are fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to make a difference in the lives of our customers, coworkers, and our partners. If you’re ready to put in the work, take personal responsibility, and test the limits of what’s possible, we’re ready to provide the reward.

As you look to start your journey on the next cure that can heal patients and save lives, lack of space to manufacture and properly follow cGMP processes can be a major hurdle. To address the unique needs of start-ups in your position, Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™  is here to support production for early-phase partners, helping you accelerate your time to market. Truly unique to the industry, our on-demand cleanrooms as a service include cGMP-compliant cleanroom space, warehousing, and materials management. This allows partners to execute manufacturing activities without the need for facility ownership or reliance on contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). Unlike working with a CMO, Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand™  mitigates risk, affording you full access and control to your IP, space, and activities. This is all backed by quality management consultants with decades of experience implementing phase-appropriate GMP for industry leaders.


The Lead Warehouse Associate will lead Warehouse activities supporting internal and client operations for Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand (COD) site in Devens, MA.
         
Must be available to work, and cover a 1st shift Monday through Friday: 6:00 am to 3:00 pm.         
Essential Functions: 

Manage the Warehouse material management shipping and receiving in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

Examples of these duties include:
         
  • Direct and perform materials management, shipping and receiving, inventory control assignments, and duties required for client and internal CoD operations. 
Typical duties include:         
  • Receiving shipments and logging receipts according to procedures.
  • Reordering and restocking consumables needed in cleanroom operations.
  • Scheduling and coordinating GMP waste removal from the facility.
  • Scheduling and coordinating client material shipments in compliance with temperature control and chain of custody requirements.
  • Execute periodic warehouse cycle counts.
  • Provide team leadership to support adherence to procedures and team business practices 

Manage the Warehouse and Facilities housekeeping in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

Examples of these duties include:         
  • Directing and performing warehouse and general facility housekeeping duties to ensure the warehouse complies with cGMP guidelines. 
  • Coordinate regular trash and recycling vendor pickups.
  • Escort planned Pest Control inspections by the service provider vendor.
  • Perform and document internal pest control inspections according to company procedures.
  • Perform general housekeeping such as floor-sweeping and mopping, and packaging materials handling to maintain a neat and orderly work environment. 
  • Inspect fire and life safety system devices (e.g., fire extinguishers) to ensure good working order.
  • Provide team leadership to support adherence to procedures and team business practices
         
Monitor and support environmental control systems used to maintain client materials according to materials storage requirements.          
Examples of these duties include:         
  • Transact materials according to inventory control guidelines and
    procedures.
  • Maintain utilities to ensure Controlled Temperature Operation
    (CTU) (e.g., LN2 for Cryogenic Freezers).
  • Monitor CTU operations. Acknowledge and respond to the system
    alarms maintain critical material temperature control.
         
Provide onsite customer support during clean room operations to ensure client business needs are executed as planned. This support can include off-hour support (weekday evenings and weekends).         
  • Transact client raw materials needed to support manufacturing operations.
  • Transact materials requiring controlled temperature storage (e.g.,
    2-8°C, -20°C, -80°C, Cryogenic storage) to ensure client temperature-sensitive materials are properly maintained.
  • Maintain high purity gas utilities to ensure client availability to support operations. 
         
Support warehouse leadership team by participating in regular team and warehouse leadership meetings, data collection, and reporting (KPIs), and other duties as needed.          
  • Be an active participant in team and warehouse leadership meetings. Lead daily/shift stand-ups as required.
  • Collect data to support warehouse operations. This may include routine metric tracking, and/or ad hoc data collection requests. 
  • Report out metrics as needed during KPI report-outs.
  • Occasionally stand in for other warehouse leadership for critical meetings and events.  
  Additional Functions:       
  • Provide feedback on operational procedures and practices to assist in site continuous improvement initiatives.
       
       
Basic Qualifications & Position Requirements: 

Required Education: 
         
  • HS Diploma.
Preferred Education: 
         
  • Bachelor's Degree.
Required Work Experience:
         
  • 3 years experience in role or one with related job skills.
  • Experience with MS Office is required.
Preferred experience: 
         
  • 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Customer service experience is highly preferred.
  • Ability to drive company vehicle for local pick-up or delivery. 
Required Knowledge:
         
  • Microsoft Office.
         
Skills (including Typical Mental Demands:         
  • Computer skills, basic mathematical skills, use of spreadsheets
   
Additional Qualifications:
   
  • Customer service/client relations
  • Communication proficiency
  • Attention to Detail
  • Can work productively independently with minor supervision
  • Self-motivated, flexible, dependable, and available
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  

Benefits: 

Fulltime Employment with Azzur can offer you:
         
  • Flexible PTO
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • 401(k) match
  • Bonus Eligibility
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company provided laptop
Who we are:         
Azzur Group is dedicated to providing clients with efficient, innovative quality and compliance solutions from Discovery to Delivery™. With more than 500 industry partners, including 80% of the top pharma/biotech manufacturers in the U.S., Azzur Group provides carefully calibrated and efficiently executed project management, process engineering, and compliance services. As one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, Azzur Group provides clients with consulting, facility solutions, engineering, validation, IT, technical, training, COD, laboratory services, and solutions they need to remain innovative and competitive.         
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