Senior Warehouse Associate
Company: Empower Pharmacy
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Warehouse, General
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/7/2020
Company Overview
Empower is a dynamic and fast growing FDA registered 503A Compounding Pharmacy and 503B Outsourcing Facility based in Houston, Texas. We take immense pride in providing our patients with a broad list of health and wellness products to improve their quality of life. Empower is focused on delivering the finest quality healthcare products at competitive prices by disrupting the antiquated pharmaceutical model. We believe in providing world class customer service and delivery processes to our patients, while ensuring their safety through investing in our people and the latest technologies.
Our leadership understands that the basis of a great company is our people. Our diverse culture is akin to a fast-paced Silicon Valley startup and is the foundation for the company’s broader perspective, to serve the needs of our patients through innovation. Empower is in search of bright, self-motivated professionals who are focused, open-minded, and hard-working. This is your opportunity to be part of a company and culture that will appreciate and leverage your unique talents to make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Prioritizes customer requirements by pulling and recording inventory transactions 
  • Assists with the communication, workload, troubleshoot problems, interfaces with other departments to ensure a direction and timeline management of the monthly review of the inventory process 
  • Monitors inventory levels to identify the need for replenishment at or within prescribed levels 
  • Monitors inventory levels, stock-outs; open order quantities that cannot be fulfilled due to items not being in stock 
  • Initiates and prepares, edits, and processes requests to order appropriate supplies, materials, and equipment  
  • Monitors and tracks orders to ensure timely receipt 
  • Receives and confirms the accuracy and condition of the ordered product or service 
  • Documents all receipts, secures packing slips, and matches to original purchase orders 
  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received by items ordered; help resolve shipments in error and/or pricing concerns with purchasing 
  • Analyzes the Days Inventory on Hand Report and assists in the Planned Purchases for chemicals and medical components to order 
  • Moves inventory by scheduling materials to be moved to and from the warehouse; coordinates inventory transfers with related departments 
  • Delivers supplies and equipment to departments by receiving and transferring items 
  • Recognizes and resolves quantity discrepancies 
  • Works to ensure inventory and warehouse processes are adhered to 
  • Performs cycle counts for inventory accuracy and ensures adequate management inventory 
  • Performs inventory management duties to include receiving, product put-away, stock rotation, cycle counts, and other functions according to customer requirements. 
  • Assists in the management of the warehouse inventory including delivery and product replenishment 
  • Utilizes basic systems to support various inventory and chemical management systems 
  • Follows well-defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, Standard Operating Procedures & Work Instructions 
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements 
  • Keeps equipment operating by enforcing operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; requiring preventive maintenance; calling for repairs 
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications 
  • Accomplishes warehouse and organization mission by completing related results as needed 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management 

Knowledge and Skills
  • Must have a working knowledge of the storeroom operation and an understanding of material requirements to support Maintenance Planning/Scheduling, Purchasing, and Accounting Practices 
  • Proficient in MS Office products, 
  • ERP Oracle or SAP required
  • Knowledge of safety requirements and industry guidelines 
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceuticals/ current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) 
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough 
  • Pays attention to details to a high degree of accuracy 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 
  • Solid planning and organization skills 
  • Capacity to work with multiple company managers 
  • Ability to reprioritize activities on a daily and hourly basis if needed 
  • Ability to lift and move inventory items of up to 60 lbs 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude 
  • High integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality of company information 
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, communication, and networking skills are required 
  • Team attitude, servant leader and is eager to cooperate with others 
  • Knowledge of modern warehousing practices and methods 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Must be team-orientated and have flexibility in working schedules to provide coverage in multiple areas. 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision  
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA)  
  • 401(k) with company matching, no vesting period 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) (10 days) 
  • Paid Holidays (8 days) 
  • Opportunity for growth in a fast-paced growing company 
Position Type 
  • Full-time 
  • Hourly 
  • Uniform, PPE’s required for this position
  • Proven work experience in a warehouse
  • Minimum 5 years of warehousing, inventory control, and distribution experience 
  • High school diploma or GED. College education preferred but not required 
  • Current forklift license or the ability to obtain one 

Houston, TX
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