Associate II, Logistics


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Norwood, MA
First Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The Role:
Reporting to the Norwood Supervisor, Inventory Management, Logistics, this role will be responsible for the movement of material to support the manufacturing teams in the Norwood facilities (MTCN, MTCE and MTCS) as well as the Clinical site in Burlington, Production in Cambridge, and the Quality Control labs in Dedham.

As the Norwood manufacturing facility expands production capacities, including insourcing PCV, plasmid and buffers, we will have more production trains and materials to plan. This role will also be responsible for handling an increase in logistical requirements as development candidates increase in number and advance to later phases of clinical trials, including distribution to clinical testing sites and eventually external customers and patients.

This position will be for 1st shift, 0800 to 1600 working Monday - Friday.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible to support manufacturing by creating area specific stock transport order pick lists for Logistics associates to pick, verify and deliver

  • Works hand in hand with manufacturing’s finite schedulers to have each workstation materials picked and staged to meet production goals.

  • Works with the Supply Chain Operations team to reconcile inventory issues, material shortages and material arrival time frame to Norwood to complete and update customer needs on the shop floor.

  • Aligns with Metrology and Logistics leadership to meet the calibration and defrost schedule of area owned assets within Logistics.

  • Able to complete the picking and verification of material within the warehouse to support all manufacturing groups.

  • Conducts the receipt of returned and internally manufactured materials from production back into the SAP/EWM system.

  • Supports other areas of Logistics as directed

  • Coordinates deliveries to internal customers

  • Able to complete SAP/EWM transactions unsupervised

  • Completes daily cycle counts

  • Identifies, and works through gaps in inventory and warehouse activities

  • Completes wipe down activities of materials moving into the manufacturing suites

  • Segregate expired materials from the floor and works through the scrapping process

  • Handling of material ensuring compliance throughout warehouse operations.

  • Labeling material according to internal procedures.

  • Transport materials supplies and/or products. Transfers materials to and from storage areas and ensure accurate quantities and completing records.

  • Practice safe work habits and adhere to Moderna’s safety procedures and guidelines.

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • High School diploma or GED, plus at least 5 years of experience in Warehouse Operations and Shipping; BS/BA Degree preferred

  • Experience in a highly regulated industry, Pharmaceutical, or related field.

  • Ability to lift and move products

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word and Excel).

  • Ability to work overtime when required

  • Collaborative, customer focused attitude.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary winter shut down
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.