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Logistics Technician

Department: Logistics

Location: Eugene, Oregon, United States

About the role

We are seeking a full-time Logistics Technician for a 6-month contract role. Most of the work is in a laboratory setting requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including a lab coat, eye protection and gloves. In accordance with Oregon laws, our site currently requires the use of a mask on site. We are looking for a polished professional who takes their work seriously and values meticulous accuracy in every endeavour. As a member of the Logistics team, a Technician is responsible for receiving incoming deliveries, shipping finished product, both domestic and international, the accurate auditing of the locations and quantities of our raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods.

Role & Responsibilities

Shipping/Receiving

  • Identify and receive incoming materials
  • Maintain proper handling of goods to ensure product integrity
  • Pick/Pack/Ship finished goods for domestic and international shipments

Inventory Management

  • Support site by conducting inventory assessments upon request
  • These include: Inventory spot checks, digital and physical transaction requests, warehouse transfers, issuance requests, and digital scrap requests
  • Identify and locate materials using existing databases
  • Assess stocking levels of consumables and re-order as needed

Other

  • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace
  • Comply with global health and quality standards
  • May be required to perform other duties as needed in other functions
  • Cycle count all inventoried materials in our facility. This includes raw materials, consumables, and finished goods
  • Identify and locate materials using Oracle MRP and SCALE WMS databases Support site by conducting inventory assessments upon request
  • These include: Inventory spot checks, digital and physical transaction requests, warehouse transfers, issuance requests, and digital scrap requests

About You

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Position requires prolonged stints of standing/sitting
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong knowledge of domestic and international shipping procedures, including customs paperwork and specific courier (FedEx/UPS/DHL) shipping systems
  • Previous experience with cycle counting/inventory management
  • Previous experience with Oracle or other ERP systems
  • Superior multi-tasking skills
  • Confident and effective communicator, inter-departmental, with managers as well as peers. Ability to meet deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • Previous experience with inventory audits
  • Demonstrate outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Previous experience handling contained chemical and biological materials
  • Manages change with positivity and promotes a friendly culture
  • Prior experience complying with company Health & Safety and Quality standards
  • Prior experience working in a team-oriented environment
  • DOT/IATA Hazardous shipping certification

About Us

An idea conceived in a University of Cambridge laboratory in 1998, Abcam plc (www.abcamplc.com) began life as an innovative and entrepreneurial start-up, spearheaded by like-minded individuals who shared a common purpose of providing the scientific community with quality antibody reagents, as well as trustworthy and up-to-date information about their uses and limitations. Abcam has now grown to become a leading supplier of protein research tools to life scientists, whilst always maintaining the core collaborative values assumed at its inception.  

Abcam now supports life science researchers in their quest to understand the cause of disease and ultimately offer improvements to diagnoses and treatments. To achieve this outcome, the company both develops and manufactures its own products in specialist facilities across the globe, and sources from over 400 partners, offering scientists the newest, most innovative and highest quality research tools available globally, regardless of source. With a customer base of research scientists who require high performance products with detailed technical specifications, 64% of global researchers use Abcam products. 

Inclusion & Diversity  
Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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