Inventory Coordinator

Req ID #:  89058

Northridge, CA, US, 91325

For over 40 years, HemaCare, a Charles River company, has worked to making a positive impact on the world by providing the highest quality cellular material and services to biotech and
pharmaceutical companies and research organizations that are performing innovative research and developing novel cell-based therapies.


We recognize that our success depends on the vision and passion of our employees; that is why we are devoted to making HemaCare a rewarding and valuable place to work. We believe in making a difference, and at HemaCare, you will make a difference every day.

Job Summary

The Inventory Control Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the electronic and physical inventory of our cryopreserved materials.  Duties vary from physical involvement to electronic communication with inside customers.


Essential Responsibilities:
•    Maintain daily checks and balances consisting of all outgoing cryo preserved shipments from the previous shipping day
•    Assure that every outbound product was correctly removed from its specified physical location and electronically verified by the Shipping Documents and electronic fulfillment history
•    Identify and assign the appropriate location of all outgoing cryopreserved products and carefully compare lot numbers, catalog IDs, quantities and that the customers have been correctly matched to assure accuracy, quality and customer satisfaction
•    Reconcile inventory created by surrounding departments (General Lab & Cell Isolation Lab) via the Batch Release process
•    Physically transfer products from temporary storage units to their permanent locations while maintaining 100% accuracy at all times
•    Monitor liquid nitrogen (LN2) levels for each storage unit to operate at optimal levels for daily use or in case of an emergency

Job Qualifications

•    Typically has a high school diploma or equivalent
•    Two years of past inventory work preferred
•    Customer service background strongly preferred
•    Discretion in handling HIPPA information, confidential and sensitive matters
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills

About HemaCare


HemaCare, a Charles River company, is a global leader and trusted brand in the customization of human-derived biological products and services for biomedical research, drug discovery, and cell and gene therapy development. HemaCare’s vertically integrated solutions support preclinical research, clinical studies from phases 1 to 3, and commercialization with high-quality RUO and GMP-compliant starting material and apheresis collections. 


In January 2020, HemaCare was acquired by Charles River Laboratories, an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). Combined with Charles River’s integrated, early-stage portfolio of discovery, safety assessment, and manufacturing support services, the acquisition creates a unique, comprehensive solution for researchers and cell therapy developers and manufacturers worldwide to help accelerate their critical programs from basic research and proof-of-concept to regulatory approval and commercialization. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs and enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. We work closely with our clients throughout the clinical process to maximize success and drive positive clinical outcomes. 


Together, with over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies, and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At HemaCare, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. We have proudly supported the development of 100% of the current commercially available FDA-approved immunocellular therapies. Our mission is to provide a best-in-class portfolio of high quality, customizable human cellular material and services to support drug discovery, scientific research, and cell therapy. This resonates from our employees and impacts our customers because we know that every day is an opportunity to advance discoveries and make a difference in someone’s life. 


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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