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South San Francisco, CA

Inventory Control Specialist

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Position description

The Inventory Control team ensures inventory accuracy of materials for our production line. The Inventory Control Specialist will safeguard handling, storage, and supply infrastructure of our production inventory which supports our CLIA Lab.

What you'll do:

  • Receive, breakdown packaging and restock inventory from daily shipments
  • Performs physical count of inventory and reconciles actual stock count to computer-generated reports
  • Records purchase receipts and maintains ERP database
  • Generate reports of weekly inbound shipments
  • Investigates shipping discrepancies with courier and/or procurement team
  • Maintains organized and scalable warehouse space
  • Ensures proper storage, transfer and lot control of inventory items
  • Develops and execute supply management strategies and contingency plans
  • Identifies improvements to streamline processes and workflow
  • Performs year end inventory count with external auditors

About you:

  • High school diploma or GED required and at least 1 year of inventory or production control, and/or warehouse experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 4-6 hours
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to self direct in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of Google Apps (including Google Spreadsheet / Excel) and Mac OS X
  • Comfortable utilizing new software
  • Have a “can do” attitude and be able to thrive in a fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail

About Counsyl

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead.

The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors.

Counsyl has screened more than 750,000 patients and served more than 10,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.

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Counsyl has renamed its products effective July 19, 2017. The Family Prep Screen is now the Foresight Carrier Screen. The Informed Pregnancy Screen is now the Prelude Prenatal Screen. The Inherited Cancer Screen is now the Reliant Cancer Screen.

The new names now appear on all communications from Counsyl. If you have any questions, please contact Counsyl directly.

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