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Career Opportunity

Shipping and Product Finishing Assistant

Department: Shipping
Posting Date: 11/10/2021

Job Summary

Reporting to the Shipping Manager, the Shipping and Product Finishing Assistant will be responsible for a variety of shipping, receiving and product finishing activities. These include the accurate picking, packaging and shipping of customer orders; ensuring all related documents such as Certificates of Analysis, packing slips and commercial invoices are included with each shipment. Receiving, unloading and verifying incoming material is correct and put away or routed to the correct department. Ensure accurate computer data entry into ERP system to support inventory management and product shipping. This position requires individuals to be highly organized, detail orientated, and able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for picking, packaging, and shipping products to customers according to established procedures
  • Process shipments for domestic and international customers or distributors 
  • Generate commercial invoice for international shipments using Microsoft Excel
  • Assemble finished goods for inventory (product kitting)
  • Unpack and check materials received against packing slips or purchase orders
  • Assist with ordering and maintaining inventory of shipping supplies
  • Follow workflow processes using the Mirus Bio LLC enterprise resource planning system
  • Responsible for moving materials to and from storage and loading areas by hand truck, cart, and pallet jack
  • Assists in the organization and cleaning of the Shipping and Receiving areas
  • Assist with physical inventory counting and managing supplies at off-site storage facility
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) 
  • This position is an individual contributor and does not have supervisory responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications 

  • AA or certificate from vocational school preferred
  • HS diploma or equivalent with 0-2 years of recent shipping/receiving/warehouse experience
  • Previous experience with an enterprise resource planning system such as Microsoft Navision or SAP preferred 
  • Proficiency using FedEx Ship Manager and/or UPS World Ship software preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and label printers preferred
  • Experience in a GMP or medical environment preferred
  • Experience with dangerous goods shipping preferred

Physical Demands/Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently enter walk-in cold storage units, operate a pallet jack and carts, regularly move objects weighing up to 40 lbs. and occasionally move objects weighing up to 70 lbs. Position will require extended periods of standing or walking.


Position Type/Work Hours

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

This is a full-time position Monday through Friday

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 job requirements for the positions listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. COVID vaccination is required for all new employees, but Mirus is committed to following the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider accommodations for disability and religious based reasons.

Mirus Bio LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Mirus Bio LLC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Mirus Bio LLC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Mirus does not sponsor employment visas.

Mirus is a team-oriented company where we work to carry out our mission to: Deliver Innovation. Empower Discovery. Improve Life. At the heart of our mission is our passion to give our customers and the scientific community the best transfection products, methods and applications.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and résumé to employment@mirusbio.com.

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