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Senior Freight, Import-Export Specialist

Company: Quanterix
Location: Billerica
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Quanterix is a company on a mission to change the way in which healthcare is provided by giving researchers the ability to closely examine the continuum from health to disease. In our focused therapeutic areas, our revolutionary technology, Simoa -, is helping researchers advance the science of precision health. Simoa - is changing the way in which the biology of health and disease is studied by giving researchers the ability to closely examine critical biomarkers in most therapeutic areas including neurology, infectious disease, oncology, inflammation, and cardiology. To continue our extraordinary growth, we are hiring a Freight Manager located in Billerica, MA.We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join our Distribution team. This individual will direct the activities of all traffic/freight related actions of Quanterix Products.What You'll Do:

  • Directs all freight movements for the company and maintains a high degree of visibility into on-time delivery and transit delay
  • Creates shipping documentation such as but not limited to bills of lading, IATA dangerous goods declaration
  • Maintain chain of custody proof in a cGMP environment for domestic and international shipments
  • Resolves inventory-related issues with representatives from other department throughout the company
  • Negotiates RFQ/RFP for freight, ocean and small package, establish contracts for all moves and lanes
  • Supports the warehouse personnel in following DOT, FDA, and IATA regulations
  • Performs administrative tasks, as necessary
  • Single point of contact for all company shipments that are in transit, SOP creator and educator to the company on all things Logistics
  • Advise and oversee the timely delivery of all instruments to destinationWhat We'll Expect From You:
    • 5+ years of experience in a biotech warehouse/DC
    • 3+ years in Logistics leadership role
    • Able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
    • Awareness of hazardous material shipments, regulations of such, and proper packaging and paperwork required for air and ground modes of transport.
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
    • Strong understanding of distribution, inventory processes and a solid foundation in Incoterms and corresponding international documentations specific to ownership, liability, invoicing, duties and taxes.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
    • Demonstrated success in achieving results and driving continuous improvement
    • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to take leadership in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience using FedEx Ship Manager, UPS world ship & DHL easy ship
    • Demonstrated experience with ERP systems
    • Experience with Cold Chain and Scientific Instrument logistics
    • Knowledge of Commercial equipment required for transit of unique loads of oversized, classified, or hazardous material, and assist on domestic truck arrangements for appropriate equipment, required services, and scheduling to meet required delivery dates.
    • This a physically active job that requires standing, walking, climbing, bending, stooping, lifting and moving objects up to 50 pounds continuously throughout a minimum 8 hour shift.Why You'll Like Working For Us:Our Technology: Quanterix' technology is designed to enable much earlier disease detection, better prognoses and enhanced treatment methods to improve the quality of life and longevity of the population for generations to come. The technology is currently being used for research applications in several therapeutic areas. The company was established in 2007 and is in Billerica, Massachusetts. For additional Information, please visit
      Our Commitment To Employees: We have a free, state-of-the-art onsite fitness center for all employees. To keep you fueled up, we provide onsite employees free bagels every Monday morning, and free snacks and drinks every day! Quanterix hosts Virtual Bingo nights with all employees when we can see families, pets, and win amazing prizes. In addition to competitive compensation and a 401k plan with an employer match, we offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents. We offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurances, and Mental Health Care, we offer generous Maternity & Paternity leave, Family Medical Leave, Fertility Assistance, Dependent Care, Military Leave and Vacation Carryover. All employees are awarded Equity, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a Performance Bonus, and 1:1 Financial Counseling/Planning. We also offer Tuition Assistance.
      Our Culture: Quanterix is committed to a Diverse and Inclusive workplace. We have a Diversity Program with Executive Sponsorship. Our core values are Accountability, Teamwork, Trust, and Transparency OR ATT2. Meet some of our team HERE. Quanterix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Quanterix will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.#LI-FM1 #QISJ

Keywords: Quanterix, Billerica , Senior Freight, Import-Export Specialist, Professions , Billerica, Massachusetts

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