Warehouse Associate
Empower Pharmacy
Houston, TX Posted 3/31/2021 Full Time General, Warehouse

Position Summary

The Warehouse Associate is responsible for receiving, storing, and maintaining inventory accuracy within a warehouse environment.  Key activities include cycle counting inventory, performing system transactions for inbound material receipts, and material transfers to other departments. The warehouse is co-located with our compound manufacturing facility.  The Warehouse Associate role reports to the Warehouse Supervisor and is part of the Empower Supply Chain team.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • This position works closely with the Warehouse Supervisor, Purchasing Manager, and Site Materials Manager for inventory and warehouse processes, cycle counts and inventory accuracy to ensure the adequate management inventory  
  • Performs inventory management duties to include receiving, product put-away, stock rotation, cycle counts, and other functions according to customer requirements  
  • Receive and confirm the accuracy and condition of the ordered product/material
  • Documents all receipts, secures packing slips, CoA, and related documentation to match to original purchase order
  • Verify receipt of items by comparing items received with items ordered using established system reporting tools; helps resolve shipment errors and/or pricing concerns with purchasing team 
  • Review and prioritize internal customer requirements, pulls, delivers, and records inventory transactions for all material transfers  
  • Moves inventory by scheduling materials to be moved to and from the warehouse, and coordinates inventory transfers with related departments  
  • Monitors physical inventory levels, stock-outs, and open order quantities scheduled for delivery for work planning  
  • Recognizes and resolves quantity discrepancies, with full root cause analysis/resolution
  • Assists with the communication, workload, problem resolution, and interfaces with other departments to ensure timely completion of critical daily/weekly tasks
  • Utilizes basic systems/ processes to support various inventory and chemical management systems  
  • Follows well-defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, Standard Operating Procedures & Work Instructions  
  • Maintains a safe and effective storage area by organizing floor space; good housekeeping, and adheres to storage design principles
  • Keeps equipment in good working condition by enforcing operating instructions; troubleshoots breakdowns; schedules and completes preventive maintenance; calls for repairs as required
  • Performs all duties in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Updates professional job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management


Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have a working knowledge of warehouse operations and an understanding of material requirements to support Operations, Maintenance, Purchasing, and Accounting Practices  
  • Proficient in computer skills (Office 365), ERP Oracle experience highly encouraged  
  • Knowledge of safety requirements and industry guidelines  
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceuticals/ current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)  
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and thorough  
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy  
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills  
  • Solid planning and organization skills  
  • Capacity to work with multiple company managers  
  • Ability to reprioritize activities daily if needed  
  • Ability to lift and move inventory items of up to 50 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  
  • Must be team orientated and be flexible to cross-train and provide coverage in multiple areas 


Experience and Qualifications

  • 4+ years’ work experience in a warehouse environment that includes shipping/receiving, and inventory control experience  
  • High school diploma or GED  
  • Current forklift license, or the ability to obtain one


Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Vision 
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Accounts (HSA)  
  • 401(k) with company matching  
  • Paid Vacation (10 days) 
  • Paid Holidays (8 days) 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • 4+ years’ work experience in a warehouse environment that includes shipping/receiving, and inventory control experience? 
  • High school diploma or GED? 
  • Current forklift license, or the ability to obtain one?
LOCATION:
5980 W Sam Houston Pkwy N Ste. 300
Houston, TX 77041
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