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Warehouse Lead Technician

Richmond, Virginia
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Jul 8, 2022

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The Warehouse Lead Technician will support the daily activities being conducted in the GMP Warehouse and Pharmacy in accordance with current good manufacturing practices (GMP) and company standard operating procedures.

This position will assist the Warehouse Staff in maintaining inventory record accuracy and ensure that material is received in the inventory management system, stored appropriately, identified properly and physically segregated according to material status.

The Warehouse Lead Technician will assist and/or lead dispensing activities for requested materials from the warehouse in a timely manner in accordance with current procedures. Perform other job responsibilities and serves as back-up to Warehouse and Pharmacy Staff in support of Quality objectives to ensure material, components and products are free from contamination and defect.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Receive GMP materials and components in compliance with GMP and all other SOPs and BOPs.
  • Upon receipt of incoming raw material and components, verifies adequate expiry period by reviewing the Certificate of Analysis/Conformance.
  • Ensure that Material Identification label(s) is attached to received material so that the entire shipment is reasonably identified.
  • Accurately enter all pertinent information in the inventory management system (Comet) and laboratory information system (LIMS) database where applicable.
  • Dispense material for Master Packaging and Labeling Records and satisfies material requests for prototype development work.
  • Maintain accurate inventory control while performing appropriate transactions in the electronic inventory management system when transferring and issuing material.
  • Dispose of expired or obsolete raw material, intermediate, finished material, processing aid and components in accordance with current procedures.
  • Update the Lot Deletion Form and the inventory management system accordingly based on cyclic and annual physical inventory of the warehouse.
  • Prepare, receive, and quarantine material and components for inspection by QA&C.
  • Assemble expiring and obsolete materials from warehouse stock location for disposition.
  • Transfer and maintain accurate material storage location using the electronic inventory management system.
  • Conduct weekly Safety walk through and sweep down of the GMP warehouse to ensure a safe, clean, and organized work environment.
  • Cross-train and serve as backup for individual collecting Hazardous and Non-Hazardous waste.
  • Cross-trained to perform responsibilities associated with the Pharmacy and serves as back-up to Pharmacy personnel.
  • Maintain proficiency in completing GMP logbooks and electronic laboratory notebook.
  • Maintain accurate account of intermediate, finished material and components files and records.
  • Retain/archive/destroy material files and records in accordance with current document retention procedures.
  • Remain current on all assigned training and forklift certification.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3+ years experience in GMP in warehouse environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, once or twice a month (infrequently)
  • 50% - 50% sit / stand

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Associate degree
  • Experience in GMP environment
  • Good business acumen
  • Detail oriented
  • English fluency, good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Takes initiative, leadership capability

Why Consumer Healthcare?

Right now, we're on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We're doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year - over a billion and a half of them - and it goes beyond products. It's about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve. With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we're uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business. This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It's an opportunity to be part of something special.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In Consumer Healthcare we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.

We're striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.

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