Logistics/Shipping Supervisor

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #37407

Logistics/Shipping Supervisor

Houston, TX

Global cutting-edge biotech company focusing on clinical research and development processes is hiring a Logistics/Shipping Supervisor in Houston, TX. This is a contract to hire opportunity, great for someone with previous shipping & logistics experience in the healthcare field handling with World Courier of FedEx. As a Logistics/Shipping Supervisor you will be responsible for providing management, technical, and process performance leadership over the logistics department. A successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree or Associates degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Science, Business or other related fields, and 1-3 years of experience in an industrial laboratory related to logistics and shipping.

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for shipment setting up, picking up and delivery tracking including clinical sample and other supplies
  • Ensuring timely kit assembly and distribution, and supplies storage; tracking kits for expiration, kits delivery status, etc.
  • Receiving, inspecting, and logging in supplies in ERP and patient specimens in BSI and LIMS; input kit and sample inventories in LIMS/BSI database and suggesting improvements
  • Overviewing and managing kiting tracker, shipment tracker, freezer map, tissue bank with team members
  • Coordinating clinical site management with input from other team members, clinical site inventories and replenishing/refreshing supplies, etc.
  • Maintaining an organized and safe environment by helping to enforce GCP/CLIA compliance
  • Providing training to clinical sites as requested
  • Kit component inventories and ensuring that components are used in a first in/first out (FIFO) manner
  • Sending out sample prenotification and receiving (sample and reagents) notifications to scientific team
  • Communicate effectively with scientists, lab personnel, Project Managers, company management and customers
  • Escalates risks/issues in a timely manner using all established operating mechanisms available to seek guidance for mitigation
  • Participates in the review of new projects at late stages of contract execution
  • Ensures thorough review of work-scopes with accountability;
  • Provides comments, as appropriate, on the feasibility, resource requirements, work-scope for projects.
  • Provides SOP and Policy Oversight
  • Supports functional lead in establishing and maintaining an annual cycle to review existing SOPs for currency
  • Monitors to ensure that SOPs and policies are followed by all team members working within their functional area
  • Ensures complete training of both existing and new team members


  • Bachelor’s Degree or associate degree or equivalent in Logistic, Supply chain, Science, Business or related field
  • > 1-3 years of academic or industrial laboratory related logistic and shipping experience
  • Previous supervisory or lead experience
  • Familiar with LIMS or BSI system
  • Understanding of current GLP or CAP/CLIA/ISO standards
  • Have a documentation background in a laboratory setting with respect to regulatory guidelines (cGMP, cGLP or ISO) and SOPs

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required. We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply. We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**


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