Warehouse Specialist

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Department: Azzur Solutions, LLC

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to established policies, rules and regulations, and standard operating procedures
  • Maintains warehouse and outside yard in a clean and orderly fashion (6S) that is conducive to productivity and GMP compliant
  • Organize and maintain stock of warehousing materials
  • Proficient in ERP system software, with emphasis in the Operations / Supply Chain functionality
  • Receives all raw materials, supplies, and components through the ERP system, preferably QAD. This may include de-palletizing and re-palletizing of materials.
  • Ensures that all materials received are in alignment with purchase orders and other shipping/purchasing documentation.
  • Organizes and maintains shipping and receiving documentation. Forwards all required documentation to corporate accounts payable personnel as required
  • Performs weekly random cycle counts and prepares reports accordingly
  • Generates reports as required/requested such as expiring materials reports, components status reports, where used reports, material availability reports, etc.
  • Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Using a combination cycle count data and other Kanban tools, works closely with supply chain/planning personnel to ensure that an adequate inventory of raw materials, packaging components, labelling materials, and all other essential supplies is maintained to adhere to established production schedule
  • Backflushes inventory from Production injectable line and non-sterile powder line
  • Complete daily inventory transactions including inventory transfers, inventory adjustments and disposals in the inventory database
  • Coordinates shipping of commercial shipments of materials other than finished goods (e.g., equipment, large samples, etc.) and prepares all relevant documentation including BOL, shippers, commercial invoices, etc.
  • Will be responsible for safe operation of forklifts and will maintain the Forklift certification and safety program for site.
  • Maintains cleanliness and control of Hazardous Material cage in the warehouse
  • Create and/or update standard operating procedures (SOP’s) as required
  • Drive continuous improvement of the supply’s movement
  • Works on problems of a diverse scope, where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Analyzes systems and processes and impact on business performance. Develops and implement protocols and practices to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of strategic initiatives on inventory/warehouse management
  • Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Understands KPIs and strategically develops plans to address warehousing/logistics KPIs

Experience/Education Requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical or medical supply chain with international distribution experience
  • Previous experience in Logistics, Distribution, and Supply Chain
  • In depth knowledge of warehouse operations in a cGMP setting
  • Experience working in a sterile manufacturing environment

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.

Azzur Group is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diverse cultures, ethnicities, gender, and ages in our workplace. We believe that promoting diversity plays an important role in developing top-quality talent, fostering greater innovation and creativity, and enhancing our relationships with customers and the communities in which we operate.

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