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Materials Handler I/II

Materials Handler I/II

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Regular Full-Time

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MacroGenics is a leader in the discovery and development of innovative medicines that utilize our next generation antibody-based technologies.  Our team of 300+ dedicated individuals is advancing a pipeline of product candidates to treat patients with cancer as well as various autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases.  Our products and platforms have attracted multiple partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies around the globe.


The Company considers its employees to be its most valuable asset and we are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow as a means to further their professional development. MacroGenics' corporate culture promotes an atmosphere of innovation, open communication and teamwork where employees can see firsthand how they contribute to the success of the organization.

Summary of Position

The Materials Handler I participates in GMP warehouse operations supporting Manufacturing and Quality. Warehouse operations include physical and administrative tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing and dispensing of materials, including GMP raw materials, semi-finished products and other supplies/equipment as required.


Responsibilities and Job Duties

  • Receive, inspect and disposition materials to ensure compliance with all company and regulatory agency policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure accurate inventory control of all controlled materials and is responsible for the execution of required physical cycle counts and annual inventory reconciliation in accordance with SOPs, cGXP, FDA and other applicable regulations.
  • Ensure execution of material flow and work practices in accordance with SOPs, cGXP, FDA, OSHA, IATA, DOT, TSA and other applicable regulations. 
  • Coordinate with Quality to ensure sampling and release of materials for cGMP manufacturing use.
  • Operate warehouse equipment including forklifts and pallet jacks in a safe manner compliant with OSHA standards.
  • Additional responsibilities to support warehouse operations as designated by management.


Education, Certifications, and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid Driver’s License

Materials Handler I

No experience required


Materials Handler II

At least 2 years of experience in materials management within the biotech/pharmaceutical industry


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to follow instructions and established procedures
  • Ability to be flexible on work schedule to support warehouse and manufacturing operations
  • Ability to regularly perform lifting (minimum 40 pounds)
  • Strong documentation and math skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, as well as organizational skills
  • Strong team player; committed to quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Forklift certification
  • IATA Dangerous Goods training and certification

Supervisory Responsibilities



MacroGenics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email or call (301) 354-3566 and/or 711 for TTD/TTY service.

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