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Distribution/Inventory Technician

Date: Jun 11, 2019

Location: Wilson, NC, US, 27893

Company: Purdue Pharma L.P. & Affiliates

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Purdue Pharma L.P. develops and provides prescription medicines that meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers. We were founded by physicians and we are currently led by a physician. Beyond our efforts to provide quality medications, Purdue is committed to supporting national, regional and local collaborations to drive innovations in patient care. Privately held, Purdue is pursuing a pipeline of new medications and technologies through internal research & development and strategic industry partnerships.

Job Summary

The Distribution/Inventory Technician will ship, receive, and reconcile inventory in support of manufacturing and product development activities. The Warehouse and Inventory specialist must be experienced in a cGMP manufacturing environment and have a thorough understanding of the domestic and international movement of raw materials, components, and finished product.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Execute all tasks according to cGMP, SOP, FDA and DEA regulatory guidelines and process steps. 
  2. Responsible for packaging product for shipment to external customers and ensuring proper documentation is complete and freight labels are attached.
  3. Responsible for picking operation of bulk product from the vault and disbursement of subject product to individual customer orders.
  4. Responsible for verifying that product prepared for shipment matches customer invoice.
  5. Responsible for overall general warehousing and storage operations.
  6. Accurately process all outbound product including order-picking, sorting, verifying, packaging, sealing, weighing, loading and unloading.
  7. Operates manual and mechanical material handling equipment. Demonstrate a familiarity with automated and manual material handling systems, bar-coding, racking, labeling, and computerized distribution and information systems. 
  8. Responsible for the receipt of all product and MRO items on the dock and the applicable computer transactions.   Process incoming products/materials including unloading/loading, receiving, verifying, and transporting to storage, work areas, or staging areas.
  9. Ensures that product identification labels are visible and attached to all material in the Vault and Warehouse storage areas.
  10. Performs warehouse and vault cycle counts to ensure appropriate inventory levels and accuracy.
  11. Accurately complete required paperwork and other appropriate documentation.  Responsible for filing and retention of documents as outlined in applicable standard operating procedures.
  12. Responsible for daily housekeeping and safety guidelines in accordance with cGMP practices.
  13. Performs other related assignments and duties as required and assigned.

Education and Experience

High school graduate combined with a minimum of two- five years’ experience in a computerized distribution/warehouse environment.  Prior experience supporting cycle count programs, RF scanning and working in a pharmaceutical/GMP facility preferred.  Must have basic understanding of common computer capabilities such as word processing, spreadsheets, and email applications.

Must have the ability to work in a cross-functional team setting to solve problems and to accomplish goals and objectives.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Supervisory Responsibilities (if Applicable)

Additional Information

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount

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