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AMRI Warehouse Supervisor in BURLINGTON, Massachusetts

Title: Warehouse Supervisor

Location: US-MA-Burlington

Job Number: 1003894

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of personnel involved in shipping, receiving, storing, and inventory management operations. The Warehouse Supervisor is expected to determine work procedures, prepare schedules, expedite workflow, and plan the layout of storage areas. He/she will also interview, hire, train and mentor warehouse staff; monitor inventory reports for accuracy, and resolve discrepancies; work with other departments to plan production materials, recommend action on QA release status, non-usable, slow-moving or excess stock; and constantly seek out opportunities for improved efficiency and cost savings.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


• Proficient in cGMP compliance, represent the materials group during inspections by client and industry auditors

• Supervise Warehouse personnel on daily functions

• Complete understanding of material management practices including FIFO. Maintain all warehouse areas in compliance with applicable regulatory agencies. Incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials

• Maintain warehouse inventory

• Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment

• Ensure coordination of warehouse activities with other functions such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing

• Participates in planning personnel safety and protection activities. Maintain inventory accurately within the database

• Supervises the movement of equipment

• Review cycle counting activities and recommend improvement

• Establish, maintain and update perpetual inventory system procedures as required

• Organize regularly scheduled cycle counts

• Assist in quarterly physical inventory taking and reconciliation vs. perpetual

• Investigate perpetual vs. physical inventory adjustments and recommend corrective actions to prevent future occurrences

• Establish metrics and report on accuracy of inventory


• High-school diploma or equivalent required; continued education preferred

• 3-5 years’ experience in a cGMP warehouse environment with experience in shipping/receiving cold-chain materials. Previous supervisory experience preferred

• Valid, current, unrestricted driver’s license with excellent driving record

• Active DOT and IATA license for shipping

• Prior experience working with controlled substances preferred

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the potential of being exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals (wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment will be required in these situations). The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and may be expected to work with electronic equipment (always being aware of one’s environment and taking proper precautions is required). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employee may be responsible for moving and/or generating hazardous waste for treatment, storage and disposal. Affected employee will need to be familiar with the applicable training requirements included in the customized Resources, Conservation and Recovery Act. Employee will understand waste labeling, secondary containment, chemical compatibility, storage time limits, container size and quantity limits, container integrity when waste is left unattended and improper disposal of hazardous materials.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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