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Receiving and Distribution Coordinator

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

With over 30 years of specialized expertise in infectious disease, immunology and allergy testing for immunocompromised and critical patients, Viracor Eurofins is committed to helping medical professionals, transplant teams and reference labs get results faster, when it matters most. Viracor is passionate about delivering value to our clients by providing timely, actionable information - never losing sight of the connection between the testing we perform and the patients you serve.

Job Description

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility:

The Receiving and Distribution Coordinator is primarily responsible for the daily receipt of material, gathering and communicating receipt information, controlling material storage condition placement during arrival on-site, assist with material putaway, and help maintain a clean, clear working environment.

This is a full time position , working Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-4:00PM with overtime as needed.

Please note we are moving to a new facility in February 2022and this position will be relocated to Lenexa, KS.

Essential Job Duties:

Level I

Unload daily delivery trucks and verify the correct material and quantities are received against packing slips.
Investigate receipt and inventory discrepancies.
Deliver and stage material to laboratories and laboratory personnel.
Work directly with laboratory personnel to ensure material and delivery goals are met.
Ensure areas of control are processing under applicable SOPs.
Manage outgoing mail and assist with incoming mail as needed.
Ensure recommended vehicle maintenance and repairs are completed.
Maintain a clean, organized facility and assist in daily waste and trash removal.
Utilize internal software systems.
Operate pallet jack to load and unload delivery trailers.
Operate pallet jack to move heavy equipment from one building to another multiple times a day, year around.
Actively participate in team and company meetings.
Other administrative duties as needed.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Level II

Perform all duties of Level I, and in addition:
Drives reductions in unplanned events and focuses on improving first pass quality.
Focuses on driving productivity improvements through 5S, Lean, and other process improvement tools, while maintaining high quality standards.
Assist Safety Officer in emergency response and preparedness.
Assist with transporting specimen deliveries to laboratories as needed using corporate vehicle and notify Client Services of any delays in specimen delivery.
Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and contractors.
Fill orders on a weekly basis for the various labs located throughout the facility.
Use company owned vehicle to travel to local equipment, supply or building material dealers to pick up miscellaneous parts, supplies or tools needed, adhering to the company Travel and Expense Policy.
Operate forklift or other machinery as necessary to unload or move components for storage, staging, or placement.
Level III

Perform all duties of Level II, and in addition:
Develop and maintain best practice operating procedures surrounding receiving and storing biopharmaceutical, clinical, and/or GMP material.
Lead improvement initiatives within Supply Chain receiving procedures.
Point of contact for receiving questions and detailing received material information between departments.
Lead daily tasks in receiving and putaway to full execution.
Actively engaged in internal departmental needs.
Effectively control the internal movement of material.
Assist Procurement and Inventory Control with cycle counting and inventory issues.
Communicate department needs to senior leadership.


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Level I: Minimum
High school diploma/GED required, some college coursework or degree preferred.
Clean driving record. Must be able to operate company vehicles including a 24' box truck and cargo van.
Basic knowledge of building operations and upkeep, as well as personal safety.
Comfortable handling/transporting raw specimens to laboratories and assisting with support duties within the laboratories.
Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds, stoop, bend, and walk extended distances.
Hold and maintain a valid driver's license and excellent driving record.
Ability to manage projects, prioritize, and multi-task.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as internal SOPs, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
---Solid judgment and decision-making ability.
Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization.
Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
Ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software systems.
Level II: - Fully meets the qualifications of Level I plus the following:
Minimum of 5 years prior experience in receiving, storage, and shipping material.
Ability to build relationships and effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
Ability to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.
Ability to work independently with little to no supervision.
Keenly attentive to detail.
Level III: - Fully meets the qualifications of Level II plus the following:
Minimum of 2 years leading a team in receiving and distributing biopharmaceutical, clinical, and/or GMP material.
Experience writing and updating standard operating procedures, forms, and work instructions.
High comfort level with area of expertise.
High proficiency with learning and operating receiving and inventory software.

Additional Information

What we offer:

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

Physical Requirements:
Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead
Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting
Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)
Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions
The essential physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To learn more about Viracor Eurofins, please visit the following websites http://www.viracor-eurofins.com and www.eurofinsus.com

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Viracor Eurofins is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace environment and is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), disability, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state, or local law. The Company's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer all employment-related matters on the basis of an individual's qualifications, abilities and efforts without regard to protected status.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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