Exact Sciences Corporation

  • Materials Management Associate I

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    Clinical Lab Operations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Materials Management Associate I will assist or lead in a variety of Materials Management functions including purchasing; inventory management; packaging; shipping; receiving and distribution of goods and supplies.  This position will work within defined protocols and procedures and may assist in developing and documenting new procedures for Operations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Maintain inventory and associated records for raw materials, intermediates, disposables, consumables, reagents and spare parts.
    • Purchase materials to maintain designated inventory levels.
    • Prepare quality records as directed according to standard operating procedures or study protocols.
    • Handle products using material handling equipment.
    • May receive, verify, inventory or deliver incoming materials.
    • May facilitate shipment of outgoing materials or products.
    • May support investigations associated with transportation failures or field complaints.
    • Support and comply with the company's safety and environmental procedures.
    • Ability to accurately follow procedures or with minimal direction.
    • Proven ability to work effectively in team situations, cross-functionally as well as independently.
    • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong documentation skills and attention-to-detail necessary in a GMP and CAP environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing work environment with rapidly changing needs and requests.
    • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
    • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
    • Regular and reliable attendance.
    • Ability to work designated schedule.
    • Ability to work nights and/or weekends.
    • Ability to work overtime as needed.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds for approximately 20% of a typical working day.
    • Ability to work seated for approximately 40% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 60% of a typical working day.
    • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 65% of a typical working day.
    • Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.
    • Ability to work on a computer and phone simultaneously.
    • Ability to use a telephone through a headset.
    • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
    • Ability to work in a warehouse for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to work with hazardous or flammable materials (e.g. chemicals, electrical equipment) so as not to endanger oneself or others.
    • Ability to work at elevated heights.
    • Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.
    • Ability to travel 5% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Associates degree in business, operations, or related field; or high school degree/general education diploma and 2 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
    • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing or distribution operation or an internship in relevant field.
    • Proficient in basic software applications including Microsoft Office.
    • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Possession of a valid driver's license, no more than two moving violations in the past 36 months, and no unresolved license revocation or suspension issues.
    • Experience in a biotech manufacturing environment, preferably in a GMP and/or ISO13485 environment.
    • Ability to be forklift certified.


    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.


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