Mar 24, 2022

Job Description

769 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The Shipping and Receiving Specialist is responsible for keeping GMP records of all materials and products received, stocked and shipped at the Indianapolis manufacturing facility.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Accurate and timely data entry for GXP documents and ERP transactions.
• Coordination of shipping, receiving, storage and processing of goods including but not limited to perform-ing periodic inventory counts and reconciliation of discrepancies and staging of material for production purposes.
• Load and unload trucks using industrial equipment and transfer of material to proper storage areas.
• Inspect and verify material, labels and documents for completeness and accuracy
• Actively participate and support all site and team projects and initiatives, including cross functional team projects to create Standard Operating Procedures, Scopes of Work, Training and other tasks.
• Ability to operate all applicable radiation detection equipment.
• Act in accordance with Novartis values and behaviors.
• Complete applicable required job specific training, cGMP, HS&E, Dangerous Goods, etc.
• Support the ordering and maintaining inventory of warehouse supplies in conjunction with supply chain.
• Coordinate the pickup and destruction of both Non-hazardous waste and hazardous waste.
• Utilize computer systems to reconcile and track materials: MS Dynamics 365, UPS, FedEx, etc.
• Able to lift 60 pounds

Team Support
• Desire to work together to achieve a common goal.
• Observe all safety requirements (OSHA, NJDEP), GMP regulations (FDA), and housekeeping practices while performing duties.
• Understand and monitor adherence to established Key Performance Indicators to ensure optimum performance.
• Ability to prioritize and respond to business needs.
• Ability to adapt and learn new and complex equipment and systems.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

High School diploma or GED required; Associates degree or undergraduate degree in business or science related field is preferred.
Fluent in speaking / writing in English.
• Min. 1 yr in Distribution, Warehousing, Manufacturing experience in a regulated industry. Hazardous shipping training a plus.
• Must be able to work in a flexible schedule. Primary day shift however may include evenings and/or weekend work as production schedule and shipping and receiving needs require.
• Proficient Microsoft Office and Computer skills
• Knowledge of procurement/inventory management systems and procedures
• Excellent customer service skills; displays a professional can-do attitude
• Ability to perform duties with the highest regard for safety, quality, and site protocols/policies/procedures
• Able to lift 60 pounds

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?
Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine?
We believe new groundbreaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to hear more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Indianapolis, IN
Technical Operations
Full Time
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Shipping and Receiving Specialist

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