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R&D Materials Handler – Contract

  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #5013

R&D Materials Handler

Responsibilities include:

  • Support all receiving activities for all supplies and equipment for the site, including materials receipt, stocking, properly label, and storage of materials in accordance with Semma standards
  • Organize and maintain common lab stock
  • Lab support, including handling of hazardous waste
  • Vendor management relating to stock materials and equipment services
  • Design and maintain organized and detailed cold storage documentation
  • Point of contact for shipping of materials
  • Additional responsibilities to support Materials Management as designated by management

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech/medical device industry
  • Experience in handling routine laboratory chemicals and biological materials; experience in tissue culture laboratories preferred
  • Familiarity with general safety procedures and practices within a BSL 2 lab
  • Exceptional organizational, record-keeping and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to perform the physical demands of the role, including lifting moderately heavy boxes, prolonged standing, pushing gas tanks, etc.
  • Ability to proactively problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • Authorized to legally and permanently work in US
  • College Degree – Life Sciences major/minor is preferable

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of BSL2 labs and general best practices in Biotech
  • Enterprise purchasing/receiving system experience
  • Dangerous Goods Shipping Certified (IATA and DOT) highly desirable
  • Materials management experience a plus
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