Distribution Specialist III

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
July 23 2021
Ref
R0020890
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Technician


Distribution Specialist III
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

With the commitment and drive you bring to the Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing (PDM) workplace, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. You will see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through on-going development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining PDM as a Distribution Specialist III at Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Specific Responsibilities & Skills for the Position:
  • Performs administrative and/or physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing of GMP samples and inventory at Foster City GMP Warehouse.
  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices.
  • Tracks all movement and handling of products in a computerized inventory system.
  • Organizes and maintains accurate records associated with Distribution activities for Foster City GMP Warehouse.
  • Performs transactions associated with Distribution process through internal and external computer systems, including troubleshooting to rectify issues which could impact Gilead timelines.
  • Adhere consistently to area SOPs and cGMPs.
  • Participate in investigation and resolves issues associated with immediate tasks when applicable.
  • Takes independent action to ensure on-time delivery of material, and initiates action for return of rejected or unsuitable orders.
  • Coordinates with internal departments for quick, accurate distribution of GMP samples / materials at Foster City.
  • Notifies relevant departments as items are received, shipped or processed.
  • Physically examines incoming or outgoing shipments, products or samples to ensure they meet specifications and match paperwork.
  • Identifies and records deviations, and coordinates with internal or external departments to rectify discrepancies.
  • May perform, or operate machinery to perform, physical handling of items, including assembling packaging, affixing shipping labels and instructions to packaging, moving shipments.
  • May perform sampling of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), excipients and packaging components.
  • Takes action to address simple deviations, exercises judgment in escalating deviations related to Foster City GMP Warehouse activities.
  • Works on assignments that range from routine to basic in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

Knowledge, Experience & Skills
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience, and a HS Diploma
  • Works on assignments that range from routine to basic in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Able to apply knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) on a daily basis.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Good written communication and interpersonal skills.

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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