Twist Bioscience has developed a disruptive Synthetic DNA technology that will change the world. We are rapidly scaling up and need to develop an excellent supply chain team in order to make it happen. We need a passionate, highly skilled, and strong team player to optimize our warehouse operations, including shipping, receiving, inventory control, and managing carrier and 3PL relationships. The ideal candidate must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and be able to take a leadership role in developing great processes and a great team. This role requires an individual that can be effective at being hands-on in the short-term while developing a strategic path forward that will deliver world-class results in the long run.
The Warehouse Supervisor will manage five direct reports and drive continuous improvement in warehousing operations. This position must actively partner with Manufacturing and Customer Support to optimize product availability and service level from the warehouse team. New solutions are needed for optimizing existing constrained space and any additional space needed to satisfy long-term scale-up plans. Additional responsibilities include supporting material related activities as designated by the Director of Supply Chain.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop staff to continuously improve skills and experience.
Oversee development of best practices in cycle counting and physical inventories.
Develop short-term and long-term plans to assure adequate space to meet capacity plans.
Manage transition to automated transactions (e.g. bar-coding solutions). Develop the proposed solution, present ROI, and follow through to implementation.
Collaborate with Manufacturing to develop solutions to inventory accuracy challenges.
Maintain and improve all Warehouse policies and procedures.
Develop control systems to assure inventory accuracy and availability.
Maintain cross-training program to assure highly-qualified backups for every function.
Maintain training records and compliance with re-training schedule.
Improve operational efficiency to enable cost-effective scale-up.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing warehouse operations and direct reports in a high-tech manufacturing environment, preferably in life sciences, biotech or pharma.
Experience driving improvements in inventory accuracy.
Implementation of Process Excellence, LEAN and 5S principles highly desirable.
Ability to develop strategies and solutions to meet long-term needs and effectively present to all levels of management.
Deep knowledge of ERP warehouse management functionality.
Ability to extract maximum value from freight carrier partners (FedEx, UPS)
Ability to quickly analyze problems, investigate and determine solutions.
Able to define goals and plans, then manage a project to successful completion.
Able to manage a wide variety of tasks, maintain and communicate task status to stakeholders. Proactive follow-up to ensure on-time completion of deliverables.
Able to present detailed analyses and proposals to all levels of management. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Pay
About Twist Bioscience
At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We have developed a proprietary semiconductor-based synthetic DNA manufacturing process featuring a high throughput silicon platform capable of producing synthetic biology tools, including genes, oligonucleotide pools, and variant libraries. Our platform overcomes the current inefficiencies of synthetic DNA production and enables cost-effective, rapid, high-quality and high throughput synthetic gene production, which in turn, expedites the design, build, test cycle to enable personalized medicines, pharmaceuticals, sustainable chemical production, improved agriculture production, diagnostics, biodetection, and data storage. For more information, please visit www.twistbioscience.com. Twist Bioscience is on Twitter. Sign up to follow our Twitter feed @TwistBioscience at https://twitter.com/TwistBioscience.
Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.