Shipping Assistant

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

Company Overview

At Azenta Life Sciences, formally Brooks Life Sciences, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer-focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with novel thinking and collaborative work relationships. 

Azenta Life Sciences is a global leader in the life sciences space with headquarters in Chelmsford, MA, and offices and operations worldwide. We are a market leader in automated bio sample management solutions and genomic services across areas such as drug development, clinical and advanced cell therapies for the industry's top pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and healthcare institutions globally. We provide unparalleled capabilities with our lab analysis, sample management and storage services, informatics software, and consumables, with the largest installed base managing over 1 billion samples globally.

How You’ll Add Value…

As a responsive team member in the New Jersey-based Logistics team, you will bring your enthusiasm for customer service and attention to details to care for and distribute timely deliverables in one of our fastest-growing business areas.

What You’ll Do…

  • Perform the physical and/or administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and distributing of materials, supplies, and samples for internal storage and customer delivery.
  • Will be working in a lab setting.
  • Handling DNA and Bacteria samples throughout the day.
  • Updating Excel spreadsheet and responding to emails from the project teams.
  • May perform a variety of coordinating, routing and material/sample handling duties.
  • Unpack and check goods received against purchase orders or invoices, or against shipment manifest when distributing samples across international boundaries, as well as domestically
  • Maintain records of received goods/samples and reject unsatisfactory items
  • Lift heavy items and may operate a pallet jack.
  • Prepare and maintains records of materials shipped.
  • Post weight and shipping charges and prepares materials or samples for final shipment.
  • Examine, stock and distribute materials in inventory and to/for service lines.
  • Emphasis on shipping / sample management / record-keeping.

What You’ll Bring…

  • High School Diploma +3 years in related field OR
  • Associate's Degree +1 year in related field
  • Previous shipping and receiving experience is preferred
  • Ability to use judgment in resolving issues or recommending solutions.
  • Strong and thorough knowledge of the basic principles, practices, and processes in the applicable discipline and has a working knowledge of related fields.
  • Being an effective team-player committed to our goals
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance as a representative of the company
  • Must have the ability to provide courteous, professional, and efficient customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; both verbal and written are essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Outlook and Word

Working Conditions/ Schedule

  • Able to lift up to 45 lbs. and bend frequently
  • Position will report to our South Plainfield, NJ location.
  • Working hours are 8:30am-5pm

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet