Packing & Shipping Team Leader

Packing & Shipping Team Leader
Req ID #: 38942
Catskill, NY, US, 12414
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we?ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Job Summary
Lead the packing and shipping team to influence overall effectiveness and performance of the team. Provide quality finished product to customers through re-inspection and packing of eggs in preparation for shipment.
+ Provide assistance, motivation, training and support to team members.
+ Serve as a knowledgeable resource for any team member who needs assistance with products or procedures.
+ Monitor workload of the team to ensure adequate time to meet order dispatch deadlines.
+ In the absence of the supervisor, assist with special projects such as breeder replacement, franchise selection, etc.
+ Following biosecurity standards, re-inspect and pack eggs according to packing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or special customer instruction on a daily basis.
+ Candle and grade eggs from the farms.
+ Support Customer service with daily egg inventory.
+ Interface on a regular basis with customer service, production/processing departments and delivery personnel to confirm any allocation and shipping requirements/changes
+ Maintain and complete all daily reports and trip sheets.
+ Finish all domestic and international orders for shipping (i.e. UPS, FedEx, truck and airline carriers).
+ Organize and maintain distribution cooler/building and temperature records.
+ Maintain supply inventory and coordinate ordering of supplies for packing and shipping.
+ Provide input for performance reviews of team members.
+ Actively participate in department training programs (e.g. biosecurity, cleaning and disinfecting procedures, in-house laundry, pick slip system, packing and labeling of egg orders).
+ Perform daily housekeeping duties in the cooler/packing area.
+ Perform all other related duties as assigned.
+ High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D)
+ 1-2 years related experience and/or training
+ An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
+ Valid driver?s license
+ Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; Adept at maintaining paperwork; Computer skills; must be available to work on a seven days a week rotating schedule.
About Avian
Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients? clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client?s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people?s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visitwww.criver.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

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