Biotech Shipping Specialist

Seattle, WA

Posted May 4, 2021

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm

Do you have experience working as a material handler preparing samples for shipping in a biology or life sciences environment? We have an exciting full-time, temp-to-hire opportunity to work as a Shipping Specialist for a leading biotech company in downtown Seattle! 

This company is looking to add a Biotech Shipping Specialist.  This could be your foot-in-the-door to a successful career in the life sciences industry!

The role is fairly entry-level and there is plenty of potential for career growth for individuals who are hardworking and highly motivated. Many people in this company have been there for years! 

As a Biotech Shipping Specialist, you will primarily support with high volume data entry, shipping and inventory duties in the laboratory. 

You will also be part of a company that is making a big impact! They focus on providing antibodies and proteins to study viral diseases, including COVID19! 

Biotech Shipping Specialist duties include: 

  • Picking and packaging products to be shipped both domestically and internationally 
  • Matching lot numbers and order numbers with purchase orders in the database 
  • Maintaining stock of necessary supplies 
  • Using FedEx Manager, UPS, and DHL software to create shipping labels

You will succeed in this role if you enjoy working on time-sensitive projects and have impeccable attention to detail! 

Great opportunity for someone who is looking to expand or start their career in the competitive life sciences industry. 

COVID19 Safety Measures:

  • Providing PPE for all employees
  • Maintaining Social Distancing 
  • Taking temperatures before every shift 

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm 

Biotech Shipping Specialist Requirements: 

  • At least 1 year of experience in a shipping or material handling role, specifically in the life sciences industry 
  • Degree in Biology or equivalent experiences in life sciences environments
  • Typing speed of 50+ WPM 

Pay: $20-$23/hr DOE 

Benefits upon Conversion: 

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • Generous PTO 

Location: Downtown Seattle, with great access to public transportation (Company will provide an Orca card!) 

If you are interested in this Biotech Shipping Specialist position, apply now or call 206-453-2852 to schedule your interview today!


TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Patty Stoddard

I am Staffing Manager of TERRA's Seattle team. I have a passion for hospitality and customer service, and being in the staffing industry allows me to use those skills daily. It's truly a privilege to help our clients find just the right person for a job, as well as to help candidates leverage their skills and experience to find their perfect job. The proud mother of four fun and funny kids, my greatest pleasures in life come from spending time with friends and family. I love to laugh – and have the smile lines to show for it!

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