This position is responsible for providing management and supervision for the Logistics Operations staff whose responsibilities including shipping, receiving, distribution, mail services and various logistic services to the Institute. The incumbent is expected to; stay current and adhere to on all applicable laws and regulations; create solutions for the most complex Institute requirements; identify, execute and report progress on strategic projects and goals to reduce costs and create efficiencies; write SOPs; train staff; and leverage current and future technology solutions. This position is accountable for all related administrative and support duties such as database and systems management, recharge processing, communication, reporting, customer service, providing back up in any department are as necessary and other duties as directed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in supply chain management, business or related field or equivalent work experience.
Certification from a recognized supply chain management professional organization such as APICS, CSCMP, ASTL or ISM.
IATA and DOT training and certification.
Project Management Professional certification.
Current forklift certification.
Maintain a regular work schedule of 8:00 a.m. â“ 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to work overtime or alternate hours based on staffing, workload, deadlines, and other extenuating circumstances.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Annual conflict of interest disclosure required.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation including driver DMV report. Must have motor vehicle license Class C and a clean driving record for operation of Institute vehicle for deliveries.
Must be willing to submit to a post-offer physical.
Execution of Salk's Employee Confidentiality Agreement and Procurement Addendum is required.
Must be able to operate electric and manual pallet lift. Forklift operator certification required. Must obtain forklift operator training within 12 months of hire date.
Must have ability to obtain IATA dangerous goods certification. Must be able to obtain certificate within 12 months of hire date.
Must have ability to obtain DOT training certification. Must be able to obtain certificate within 12 months of hire date.
Position handles perishable items in dry ice packages and potentially corrosive, infectious, poisonous, flammable or toxic items. Incumbent may be exposed to laboratory hazards and live animals.
This position requires constant hearing, seeing, analyzing and reasoning.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.