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, April 1, 2020

Shipping Manager

Title: Shipping Manager

Department: Shipping
Posting Date: 3/3/2020

Job Title: Shipping Manager – Mirus Bio LLC

Job Summary:

Mirus Bio LLC, a growing biotech company is seeking a Shipping Manager to join our team. This position supervises staff and is responsible for ensuring the accurate kitting and delivery of our temperature sensitive products to customers worldwide. A proven track record of managing the activities of a shipping department is a must including inventory, personnel and deadlines. This is a front-line supervisory role with direct reports.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the shipping department by identifying shipping priorities and shipping methods necessary to meet company, regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Manage and participate in the final product assembly which includes kitting final product, assigning kit lot numbers and expiration dates.
  • Supervise a shipping team of two direct reports.
  • Ensure accuracy of shipment documentation and packaging of orders, with strong attention to detail.
  • Process shipments in Microsoft Dynamics NAV including coordinating international shipments to multiple distributors on a weekly basis.
  • Utilize shipping services such as FedEx, UPS, DHL and freight forwarders.
  • Maintain current knowledge and certifications for shipping life science products (e.g. IATA dangerous goods certification, etc.)
  • Maintain dangerous goods certification training records for department.
  • Generate and maintain shipment documentation such as user dangerous goods declaration, commercial invoices, etc. for domestic and international shipment.
  • Ensure adequate inventory is maintained of packaging supplies including mailers, labels, blue ice packs and dry ice.
  • Manage product inventory and final product storage areas.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for resolving shipping issues, setting up new shipping processes and authoring department standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Serve as the authority on all aspects related to shipping dangerous goods domestically and internationally.
    Attend and contribute to management, staff and/or new product introduction meetings.


  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a shipping role.
  • Experience supervising direct reports. A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, effectively balancing multiple concurrent assignments.
  • Must have demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proficiency using FedEx Ship Manager and UPS World Ship software.
  • Experience with managing inventory in an ERP environment.
  • Experience with managing accurate inventory demonstrated through monthly metrics.
  • Prior IATA and /or 49 CFR experience and certification is required.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend and lift 30 pounds.
  • Ability to occasionally move a box up to 70 pounds from waist high scale to waist high cart.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Mirus Bio LLC offers a competitive benefits package including Health / Dental insurance, paid time off (vacation / personal), profit sharing, 401k.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work to be performed for 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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EMAIL - techsupport@mirusbio.com
PHONE - 888.530.0801