Warehouse Manager

Sanford, NC, USA
Career Opportunity 
Your Vision. Our Mission. For Patients.

Abzena is proudly opening a brand new, state of the art manufacturing facility in Sanford, NC. We are seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our supply chain team who will be responsible for the effective management of all assigned GMP storage and distribution processes.
As a new state of the art facility, you will be a pioneer of our organization. If you meet our qualifications, find joy in doing this type of work for partners and towards treatment for patients, and would like to be part of an inclusive, agile, and learning culture - we would like to hear from you!

  • Direct the activities of the warehouse team which oversees the receiving, inventory control, and logistics processes for components and raw materials used in GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing. Interface cross-functionally at all levels within the organization,
  • Interpret and implement company policies and procedures to ensure compliance and adherence in the warehouse. 
  • Responsible for goal setting, team member development and administration of performance evaluations.

Mindset and Behaviors
  • Exemplifies a growth mindset.
  • Thrives in a start-up, agile work environment.
  • Thrives in a diverse, inclusive, team-centric environment.
  • Passionate about learning and open to feedback. 
  • Believes in shared accountability across functions and levels.
  • Described as curious, organized, resourceful, and thoughtful.
  • Operates to the highest ethical and moral standards.
  • Adheres to quality standards set by regulations and Abzena policies, procedures, and mission.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain function or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in a (GMP) warehouse position
  • 3+ years of experience in Biologics or biopharma industry
  • Demonstrable knowledge of warehousing procedures and inventory management

Nice to Have 
  • Ability to interface with Internal Auditors, client auditors & regulatory Inspectors
  • Proven applied knowledge of service performance metrics
  • Ability to provide leadership and assign and direct the work of others
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to initiate corrective action; ability to make rational decisions with limited information and operate independently.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to coordinate work with other teams.
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail necessary in a GMP environment.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and carry out work for successful project completion.
  • Ability to complete assignments in expected time frames and independently seek out additional work with tasks are completed ahead of time.
  • Experience with ERP systems

Work Schedule and Travel Requirement
  • M-F 8-5 with ability to support site in off hours
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
Physical/Mental Requirement
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, hot and cold (including outdoor temperatures and refrigerator/freezer environments)
  • Occasionally required to sit, stand, bend, reach, grip, push, pull, lift, carry and walk throughout the warehouse.
  • Ability to lift product weighing up to 50 pounds 
  • Ability to operate a fork lift and pallet jacks

Great Benefits:
  • 100% Employer Paid Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 100% Employer Paid Basic Life & AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program
  • 5% 401k Employer Contribution through Fidelity
  • 23 Days of Paid Time Off, increasing to 28 days after 5 years of employees
  • Tuition Fee Reimbursement up to $5, 250 per year for degree, certification, development programs
Abzena is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, parental status, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.