Packaging Specialist

Cary, North Carolina

Type: Temporary

Job ID: 7569


Salary: $18$0 Per Hour

Posted Date: 07/09/2024

Job Description

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Packaging Specialist


The Distribution Coordinator will assist with packaging and shipping of the drugs and resolving customer
issues by providing excellent customer service.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares medications for shipment to ensure integrity, sterility, and stability of drugs and supplies
  • Electronically tracks shipments to confirm on-time delivery throughout the day, Monday – Saturday until all packages are delivered.
  • Follows all designated checklists supplied with an attention to detail
  • Communicates directly to patients regarding expected arrival times, delays in delivery and explains recovery strategy in detail to manager.
  • Coordinates the dissemination of information to patients (regarding holiday closings and unscheduled closings) via package inserts as approved by manager.
  • Reviews shipping manifests daily to confirm delivery address and delivery times
  • Works closely with Pharmacy team regarding start dates, demographic information and alternate shipping addresses
  • Reconciles shipping supply packing slips with invoices and forwards to manager with appropriate notations
  • Reconciles carrier invoices with shipping manifest for accuracy in billing
  • Provides weekly shipping abstracts and usage reports to supervisor
  • Resets shipping room at the end of each day (prepare for the next business day)
  • Maintains and keeps clean the packing area and pharmacy by disinfecting countertops, vacuuming
  • Maintains orderliness in storage room and offsite storage unit
  • Responsible for locking and securing pharmacy, storage room, study drug area, and packing room at the end of each business day
  • Handles discarding of trash and cardboard and coordinates emptying times with contractor


  • HS diploma required.
  • Minimum one year of experience in shipping and receiving preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills including
  • Ability to listen and interpret people’s dispositions
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Capacity for compassion regarding our cancer patients.
  • Experience in area of shipping and dispatching
  • Experience with inventory management
  • Fundamental knowledge of computers including
  • Ability to create and manipulate MS Word documents
  • Ability to create and manipulate MS Excel documents
  • Excellent time management & organizational skills
  • Flexible multi-task-oriented worker
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Must be able to lift heavy boxes from FedEx and UPS trucks for deliveries, Comfortable standing for long intervals ( sitting is available ) Initiative do just DO!



Monday-Friday 10a-7p

Cary, NC 27513

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