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Astellas Pharma Facilities Warehouse Technician in Westborough, Massachusetts

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Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc and focused on the development and commercialization of stem cell and regenerative medicine therapies. Astellas is an R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company whose philosophy is to contribute to the improvement of people's heath around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products.

AIRM has a world-class R&D team, and is pursuing a diverse range of disease indications, ranging from macular degeneration (currently in clinical trials) and other ocular indications to vascular and autoimmune disease. AIRM's intellectual property portfolio includes pluripotent stem cell platforms -- both embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells as well as other cell-based therapy research programs. AIRM is headquartered in Massachusetts.

Astellas is announcing a Facilities Warehouse Technician opportunity at their Astellas Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AIRM) site in Westborough, MA.


The Facilities Warehouse Technican, reports to the Assoc. Director, Facilities, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the AIRM non-GMP Warehouse. This individual performs a variety of duties including shipping/receiving, supply ordering and forecasting, warehouse organization, stocking of satellite stock rooms, and assists with building and equipment maintenance support within a biological lab environment. The incumbent should be a motivated self-starter who is a highly organized, detail oriented, client focused, and creative problem solver.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Receiving and warehousing of laboratory stock materials and equipment

  • Shipping, international and domestic, of non-GMP laboratory supplies and biological materials

  • Maintain stock levels of non-GMP laboratory supplies using a KanBan system

  • Continuously update the non-GMP warehouse inventory

  • Replenish stocks in the satellite stock rooms on a daily basis

  • Place orders through an online ordering system

  • Deliver special order packages to recipients

  • Assist with building and laboratory projects as needed

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Direct impact to Facilities, Research, and Technical Operations operating budgets

  • Direct impact to cost of goods through strategic purchasing

  • Direct impact to Research and Technical Operations research objectives

Organizational Context:

  • Reports to the Assoc. Director, Facilities at AIRM

  • Partners with Research, Technical Operations and EHS and other groups to improve processes and asset performance



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years warehouse experience or equivalent

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


  • Experience in a pharma research environment


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions

  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions

  • Referral bonus program


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