Job Details

Shipping and Receiving Associate

Shipping and Receiving Associate
Accepting BioReady
Full Time


not disclosed
Nova Scotia
Date Posted
21/01/2019 - 11:15
Closing Date
21/02/2019 - 11:15
Job Description

BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing items for shipping and performing final verification in accordance with BioVectra quality system
  • Completing all required shipping documentation consistently, accurately and in a timely manner for each shipment
  • Maintaining and improving shipping performance metrics
  • Receive deliveries to site and complete required entry into the ERP system. Notify and/or deliver items to appropriate areas/departments
  • Responsible for material segregation, quarantine and storage
  • Staging materials for process work and shipping
  • Coordinating receipt and storage of WIP, intermediate or finished goods from production
  • Controlling access to inventory that has not been staged for use or sale/distribution
  • Ensuring FIFO is followed, and documenting under planned deviation when required by SOP
  • Processing material status updates in a timely manner and ensuring materials remain properly labeled while in storage
  • Ensuring warehouse material handling equipment is properly used and maintained
  • Material sampling, as required, to support initial testing and retesting and when necessary day to day operations
  • Entering & maintaining required data in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Performing & maintaining assigned housekeeping duties
  • Ensuring TDG training status remains current at all times

The successful candidate for this position would have:

  • Post-Secondary education with an emphasis on chemical handling
  • Minimum 2 years of logistics and/or warehouse experience
  • Minimum 1 year working in a ERP environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with cGMP standards considered an asset
  • WHMIS/HMIS Forklift and TDG training considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Effective communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a multi-task environment, with a positive team attitude

BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply here, or by visiting

Closing Date: January 30th 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.