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Shipping Associate

Synthego

Synthego

Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023
Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health. The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company’s platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials. By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.
We are searching for a detail oriented team player to execute daily shipping responsibilities. As a shipping associate, you will be responsible for the creation of shipping documents and working hands-on to fulfill orders in a timely manner. This role requires a strong attention to detail, a desire to learn and adapt to new processes, and familiarity with shipping biological and synthetic materials. All of these skills are put together to provide high quality products in a fast turnaround time for our customers.
The shift for this role is Monday - Friday.

What You'll Do:

  • Coordinate with manufacturing and commercial operations to ensure daily orders are picked, packed, and shipped on-time
  • Inspect finished product and report defects to appropriate team member
  • Verify accuracy of order contents and documentation prior to packaging and shipment
  • Generate domestic and international shipping documents through our automated system or manually, as required
  • Ensure all product specified documents necessary for shipment are accurate and accompany shipment in transit
  • Ensure all applicable shipping compliance regulations are upheld
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels of packaging materials such as boxes, labels, ice bricks, and dry ice
  • Maintain a safe workplace in compliance with all company policies
  • Facilitate on-demand shipping logistic decisions based on domestic and international shipping constraints
  • Safely operate hand-held equipment, follow general and job-specific safety guidelines

About You:

  • 2+ years of experience in similar role with increasing responsibilities
  • Proficient with MS Office, GSuite, Smartsheets, and ability to learn new software
  • Able to balance multiple priorities, while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Works well under time constraints
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Team player, able to interact with various functions within the business
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to lift 50-75lbs
  • Experience with domestic and international cold chain shipping

Company Perks & Benefits

  • Generous equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k Program
  • Subsidized catered lunches and dinners with a fully stocked kitchen & snacks
  • Onsite Gym
  • Daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
About Us
Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health.
The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company’s platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials.
By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.