Employment Opportunities

Mirus Bio LLC is a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative nucleic acid based technologies and products. The company currently markets a range of innovative transfection and labeling reagents worldwide. Mirus has immediate openings in the areas listed below. The company is located in the University of Wisconsin - Research Park in Madison, Wisconsin. These positions will offer an environment fostering personal growth and the opportunity to be a real contributor. Also included are a competitive salary and fringe benefits package (paid vacation and sick leave, 401K plan, comprehensive health and dental insurance, long-term disability, and life insurance).

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume by:
E-mail: employment@mirusbio.com


Open Positions - Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Shipping Associate

Title: Shipping Associate

Department: Shipping
Posting Date: 4/1/2019

Job Summary: Mirus Bio is a small Madison based biotechnology company seeking a full time dedicated, motivated, self-starter to join our shipping department and ship our research products to customers world-wide. The Shipping Associate will pick orders from inventory and prepare them for shipping in an accurate and timely fashion. The Shipping Associate is also responsible for assembling finished goods for entry into inventory. This position will report directly to the Shipping Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and execute domestic and international shipping of Mirus products using FedEx, UPS, DHL and freight forwarders
  • Assemble finished goods for inventory
  • Follow departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Assist with inventory and warehouse duties:
    - Ordering supplies
    - Planning inventory
    - Cycle counting / physical inventory
    - Inventory transactions
  • Maintain certifications (e.g. IATA dangerous goods shipping certification)

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Ability to accurately follow procedures with minimal direction
  • Strong documentation skills and attention-to-detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in team as well as independently
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Experience in shipping or logistics in a similar capacity (> 1 year)
  • IATA dangerous goods certification strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience using basic software applications including Microsoft Office, Fedex Ship Manager and UPS World Ship
  • Experience with ERP software such as Microsoft Dynamics Navision, Oracle or SAP

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work with a computer in an interactive manner for extended periods of time
  • Ability to move objects weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to move one’s person easily and constantly
  • Standing/walking for 8+ hours a day
  • Ability to frequently reach and bend
  • Ability to work in refrigerated environments

Employee Benefits:

  • Full-time, hourly, 40+ hours per week
  • 1st shift (7am-3:30pm Monday-Friday), no weekends
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid time off (vacation/personal)

Company Description: Mirus Bio is an established biotechnology company that develops and commercializes life science research products.  We deliver innovative solutions to empower researchers to achieve experimental success, ultimately improving life. We have a fun and supportive work atmosphere.  Mirus Bio offers a casual, stable work environment fostering personal growth and the opportunity to be a real contributor.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mirus Bio LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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