Supply & Distribution Coordinator

Charles River Norwich , CT 06360

Posted 2 months ago

Supply & Distribution Coordinator

Req ID #: 39620


Norwich, CT, US, 06360

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Supply & Distribution Coordinator to support our farms. The position is located in Norwich, CT.

The Supply & Distribution Coordinator will receive inventory, distribute, reorder and ship products and supplies as necessary or instructed following company policy and/or procedure.


  • Order and store supplies for farms, packing & shipping and recycle crew in CT and NY.

  • Unload and load product and supplies using equipment such as hand trucks.

  • Receive and verify quantity, volume, and conditions of materials, and product against shipping/receiving documents and proper authorization. Notify and/or deliver to the specified person or department.

  • Receive, prioritize and respond to supply related inquiries and problems.

  • Identify and store materials and maintain system of inventory control/purchasing integration.

  • Deliver and ship materials and product and follow proper paper path procedures to identify and maintain perpetual storage inventory.

  • Process mail and FedEx/overnight courier shipments via online systems.

  • Order materials for irradiation and schedule the irradiation for all domestic Avian sites.

  • Provide internal liaison and distribution services to other facilities in support of site needs.

  • Assist with incubation tasks at the site, such as setting, candling and packing eggs as well as cleaning.

  • Track the maintenance of farm vehicles such as tractors, lawn mowers, egg vans and pickup trucks for CT farms.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The following are minimum requirements for the Supply & Distribution Coordinator position.


  • High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent.

  • Four to six years related experience.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

About Avian

Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Nearest Major Market: Hanover

Nearest Secondary Market: Chesterfield

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