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Shipping Specialist

AbbVie Pharmacyclics Sunnyvale, CA
  • Posted: September 11, 2019
  • Full-Time

Shipping Specialist
Requisition: 28-16BUD-001
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
\# of Openings: 1
Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.
More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

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General Position Summary/Purpose:
Supports department with routine materials handling, shipping and receiving, which includes but not limited to: receiving (packages), storing and distributing of materials, parts, supplies and equipment, point of use for replenishment (inventory), chemical repacking, gas cylinder delivery and pickup.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:
* Provides full operational support in shipping and receiving
* Provide full operational support for the mail processing system, machine, stamps, and delivery of all incoming & out going mails
* Posts weights and shipping charges and prepares goods for final shipment
* Prepares and maintains records of merchandise/items/packages shipped
* Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of received goods and rejects unsatisfactory items as necessary
* Supports maintaining records of all Receiving & Shipping for data inputs
* Supporting all delivery of personal items received at Pharmacyclics
* Inventory control of general lab and office supplies; includes re-ordering and restocking of supplies
* Supporting all inventory request of general lab and solvents supplies including Hazardous Materials
* Executing and providing support for all warehouse (SOP) Standard Operational Procedures
* Provide full support of all miscellanies request including but not limited to supply stocking, facility support and other site support request
* Other duties as assigned
* Strong Communication skills
* Excellent Customer Service skills; displays a professional can-do attitude
* Perform duties with the highest regard to safety and quality
* Ability to understand and follow company standard operating procedures, policies and protocols
* Must be able to adhere to regulatory requirements
* Must be flexible, motivated and ability to work independently and in a team environment
* Must be able to lift heavy items (30 lb. minimum) and operate a pallet jack
* Ability to work on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgement is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations
* Excellent oral and written communication skills including proficiency with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
* May be required to acquire certification for International shipments including Hazardous Materials shipments (DOT/IATA/IMDG).
* Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
* Previous GxP facility experience a plus
Education and Training:
* High School diploma
* DOT, IATA and IMDG experience a plus
* Valid California Driver’s License a plus
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

AbbVie Pharmacyclics


Sunnyvale, CA
94086 USA

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