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Every patient sample is a story.

That's why our Lab Ops team is focused on providing physicians with comprehensive genomic information about each person's cancer. Information that's as unique as the patients are. The insights discovered in our labs may help change their story.


Supply Chain Specialist I/II (Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm - 8:30pm)

  • Kit Creek Road, Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Specialist I/II, Supply Chain is responsible for executing the daily incoming workflow of reagents and consumables inventory for FMI’s regulated laboratory operations, including receiving, quarantine, storage, and distribution. The role encompasses all regulated and non-regulated supplies, inbound and outbound package management, and general housekeeping of FMI’s loading dock and storerooms. This position works with the team to ensure adherence to all applicable regulations and ensure accuracy of all inventory transactions.

This is a regulated position and additional information may be available from QA on the qualifications for this role pertaining to regulatory guidelines.

Regular onsite work at a designated FMI location is an essential function of this role.

The shift schedule for this role is Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00pm-8:30pm.

Key Responsibilities

• Execute receiving activities for both GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Non-GMP materials in

• ERP and Laboratory Management systems.

• Issue and deliver materials using Kanban and 5S principles to support appropriate inventory levels for the Operations team.

• Perform cycle counts and ensure inventory accuracy is aligned with department goals.

• Provide shipping and logistics support for all inbound and outbound materials for domestic shipments.

• Create material requisitions in ERP system and work with the Procurement Team on delivery schedules from suppliers.

• Adhere to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for inventory management, health, safety, and waste stream disposal.

• Complete tasks in compliance with regulatory requirements including Federal Drug Administration (FDA), ISO, Certified Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and other Quality Management System requirements.

• Ensure all records (both paper and electronic records) are stored and retained per quality system requirements.

• Support continuous improvement initiatives within the Supply Chain department.

• Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

• High School Diploma or General Education Degree

Preferred Qualifications

• 6+ months of inventory or material management experience

• Prior work experience in the pharmaceutical or molecular technology industry

• Exposure to an inventory and materials management system

• Prior shipping and receiving experience

• Demonstrated history of attention to detail and high level of organizational skill

• Ability to:

  • work in a laboratory environment in the presence of chemicals and reagents
  • follow proper protocols for working cold rooms
  • operate pallet jacks and other warehouse equipment in a safe manner
  • lift 25 pounds
  • handle multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
  • adapt to changing procedures, policies and work environment
  • work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor

• Strong interpersonal skills that include effective written and oral communication, collaboration, and problem solving

• Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data

• Commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion


Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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