Global Shipping Lead - 19364

  • Illumina
  • US - Bay Area - Hayward
  • Sep 21, 2020
Full time Biotech Science

Job Description


  • Oversees the work direction in shipping to achieve On Time Shipping KPIs and customer requested ship dates
  • Order releasing execution and troubleshooting using our SAP ERP system application
  • Transfer finished goods inventory from manufacturing and Receiving to warehouse spares locations for order fulfillment
  • Monitor and segregate finished goods and spare raw materials inventory that are placed on specific warehouse bin locations
  • Facilitate transfer requests to and from offsite storage by generating reports through ERP
  • Reconcile inventory discrepancies by investigation prompted by customer service inquiry and SFDC reports
  • Perform random location audits for inventory accuracy and maintenance
  • Monitor and account for inventory in temporary transit locations to ensure proper inventory transfer is completed
  • Generate reports, track Key Performance Indicators, complete special projects as assigned
  • Provide performance and status reports as necessary
  • Acquire and maintain a clear understanding of the technologies utilized in Illumina’s products, parts, and services
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with all departments contacted in the course of work
  • Interacts with vendors and colleagues in Manufacturing, Production Planning and Purchasing, Customer Service, Logistics and Finance to reconcile inventory variances
  • Support picking, packing and shipping of material for order fulfillment by using scanners, iPads or by manual/keyboard methods
  • Process orders using SAP ERP, the UPS Worldship and FedEx Ship Manager software


Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.



  • SAP Super User
  • Familiar with GMP's, GDP's and ISO regulated environment
  • Strong leadership skills, with excellent communication skills and 3-5 years of materials or logistics experience
  • Working computer literacy using an ERP system, spreadsheet and word processing software, inventory control and work order procedures are required
  • Familiar in shipping Hazardous and International shipments
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Ability to facilitate small meetings, prepare and deliver presentations
  • Ability to execute basic analysis and resolve minor problems independently
  • Excellent math skills, strong organizational skills and very detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs to a 36-inch height