Logistics Specialist


Logistics Specialist

Location: Renton, Washington

Department: RFG, Distribution

Job Type: Full-Time

Shift: Mon – Fri 8:45am – 5:30pm
Clinical Classification: Clinical

LifeNet Health is searching for talented individuals who will embrace our mission of saving lives, restoring health, and giving hope.

LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization (“OPO”) and tissue processor in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation; to provide innovation in the fields of bio-implants, regenerative medicine and research; and, to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process. LifeNet Health has over 1200 employees and has a growing global presence.

How you will contribute to LifeNet Health’s success:

The Logistics Specialist position provides kitting/labeling, inventory, and distribution services for all related ViviGen/CV products including cycle counting, assistance with reconciling discrepancies, put away of tissue, pre-etching graft for distribution, distribution of grafts to end users, and discard of tissue. You will perform physical inspection upon receipt of tissue and create/run reports for inventory tasks. This position also fills and monitors liquid nitrogen freezers, stocks daily supply orders, prepares blue transfer bins as well as dry ice shippers as needed for distribution.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform receipt, inspection, pre-etch, and transfer of tissue in accordance with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Ensure proper documentation and traceability of tissue transfers to Research & Development, Distribution and Production departments in accordance with Quality Systems standards.
  • Perform pick/pack/ship distribution activities of liquid nitrogen or deep frozen LifeNet Health grafts to meet daily order requirements using FedEx, UPS and courier service providers utilizing SAP/RF units according to SOPs with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Dispose of expired or unsuitable grafts, when necessary, into bio-hazard bins using appropriate safety measures and enter appropriate information regarding discarded grafts into appropriate databases. Maintain accurate records and inventory accountability for quarantined and/or released inventory. Performs cycle counts as required.
  • Initiates CAPAs and performs investigations and root cause analyses for nonconforming materials/conditions as necessary. Performs daily recording of required Key Performance indicators (KPIs) on the day by hour charts (e.g. orders pulled and grafts pulled) and provides reports to management as required. Order, pull, and prepare supplies as required.
  • Maintains certification in Dangerous Goods shipping requirements and is fully trained to process international shipments with the correct documentation.
  • Rotates on-call responsibilities for emergency tissue orders and weekend tissue shipments. Maintain and monitor all equipment associated with the storage and distribution of liquid nitrogen or deep frozen LifeNet Health grafts.
  • Prepare LDH samples for testing as required by Quality Systems.

What you’ll bring (Minimum Requirements):

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • One (1) year inventory database experience
  • Two (2) years Warehousing, storeroom, distribution or inventory experience
  • Dangerous Good Certification Preferred

These would be nice too (Knowledge Skills and Abilities):

  • Communication Skills: Be able to communicate, verbally and in writing
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. MS Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Attention to Detail: Able to ensure accuracy and completeness in accomplishing tasks

Why work at LifeNet Health?

We have a fierce drive for our mission of Saving Lives, Restoring Health, and Giving Hope. You won’t find another company with a culture as strong as ours.

  • 403(b) and Profit Sharing Plan
  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Corporate sponsored events for employees
    • Work-life balance with generous paid time off to include vacation time, sick time, and paid holidays
      • 18 vacation days
      • 9 sick days
      • 7 paid holidays
      • 2 floating holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Personal career, skill, and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness Program (gym reimbursement, monthly wellness webinars, mental health toolkit, financial resources, and much more)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and members of their household
  • Dedicated and passionate co-workers

*Washington state law requires pay information in job postings. The pay rate for the successful candidate located in our Renton, WA facility will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and prior experience. The pay range for this position in Renton, WA is $21.45 hourly (entry-level qualifications) to $35.75 hourly (experienced in this role)*.

*All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and LifeNet Health reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice, unless otherwise required by law. Further, nothing in this posting is intended to alter the “at will” relationship of a successful candidate and this posting does not constitute a specific promise.”

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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