Inventory & Receiving Coordinator I
Posted on 6/7/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment; sense of urgency
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to handle time sensitive and critical materials
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills (email, chat & phone) and interpersonal abilities for external providers as well as internal customers
  • Proven experience as a receiving and inventory clerk & or similar position
  • Working knowledge of computer software & barcoding for entering and maintaining data
  • Experience with lot-tracked and perishable inventory
  • Act as first point of contact for Tempus deliveries
  • Receive shipments and sign paperwork upon receipt
  • Scan and enter packing lists into ERP database
  • Notify end-users of packages addressed to them
  • Receives, unpacks, and delivers goods; re-stocks items as necessary within labs
  • Assist in development and maintaining of kanban inventory system
  • Unload shipments and packages from incoming trucks
  • Inspect cartons and contents to ensure they are undamaged
  • Verify received quantities matching the physical count, packing lists & purchase orders
  • Immediately contact purchasing (or supplier or shipper) if a discrepancy is identified (wrong product, damaged, wrong quantity, etc)
  • Collaborate with lab end users to modify inventory locations as necessary
  • Work with suppliers as necessary to maintain certificates of insurance for dock
  • Collect Certificates of Quality from suppliers as necessary
  • Responsible for shipment of outgoing supplies, including returns
  • Proper disposal of cardboard, dry ice and other shipment packing materials
  • Perform weekly inventory counts and adjust database as needed