Senior Material Handler / Inventory Analyst

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented, driven, well-rounded and experienced Senior Material Handler / Inventory Analyst to assist with our stockroom and receiving activities in Menlo Park, California. The ideal candidate possesses the skill and vision necessary to play a role in the implementations of a scalable “world class” materials management strategy for the company. They must also have a passion for Pacific Biosciences-relevant technology, experience in all aspects of stockroom processes, strong interpersonal skills for dealing with all levels of the organization, and a dedication to customer service.


  • Responsible for receiving and processing incoming material, securely and safely storing materials, issuing material to work orders and other uses, ensuring that all necessary transactions are completed in the RP system, performing cycle counts, analyzing inventory discrepancies and other duties as assigned.
  • Perform assigned duties in a timely and accurate manner. Ensure all inventory control activities are executed to meet company business schedules and budgets.

Position Requirements:         

  • Experience in receiving, stockroom, material handling and inventory analysis roles. Experience in a life science environment working with temperature-sensitive materials is a plus.
  • A self-starter and a team player that will thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. Possess the flexibility to take on work as required and use experience to respond creatively to evolving challenges.
  • Experience in implementing, executing and improving cycle count programs, KANBAN systems, etc.
  • Large- and small-company experience, ideally in a rapid-growth manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record in successfully executing job duties accurately and efficiently and contributing to process improvements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Routinely engages in independent thought and judgment in analyzing problems and recommending methods and techniques for executing job duties in a more cost effective manner.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

About Our Organization

Pacific Biosciences’ mission is to transform the way humankind acquires, processes and interprets data from living systems through the design, development and commercialization of innovative tools for biological research. The company has developed a novel approach to studying the synthesis and regulation of DNA, RNA and protein. Combining recent advances in nanofabrication, biochemistry, molecular biology, surface chemistry and optics, Pacific Biosciences has created a powerful technology platform called single molecule, real-time, or SMRT™, technology. SMRT technology enables real-time analysis of biomolecules with single molecule resolution, which has the potential to transform the understanding of biological systems by providing a window into these systems that has not previously been open for scientific study. 

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