Covance Supply Chain Associate in Greenfield, Indiana

Job Overview

Supply Chain Associate- Excellent opportunity in Greenfield, Indiana.

Come work as a Supply Chain Associate at the top Clinical Research Organization. We offer great benefits with opportunities to grow and learn alongside accomplished professionals.

The Company - COVANCE

As one of the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of the all prescription drugs in the marketplace today. You can be part of the difference too! Discover your next opportunity with us.

The Position

The Supply Chain Associate will perform a variety of activities relating to inventory control, Greenfield site logistics, material or specimen shipping (domestic & international), and centralized receiving as assigned by Supervisor to meet company standards of quality, customer service, safety, and productivity. This position is able to perform any departmental function and exercise judgment in performing daily duties including problem identification and resolution. Supply Chain supports all Greenfield site business units including leased space.


Essential Functions

  1. Maintain responsibility for Warehouse pick rates, pick errors and accuracy.

  2. Maintain all product returns, cancelled orders and ensures items are returned to stock in a timely manner.

  3. Ensure complete physical cycle count of assigned areas quarterly.

  4. Accountable for accurate inventory data, proper transactional timing (i.e., receipts and usage data is processed each day.), and report inventory variances to management.

  5. Assist in maintaining an inventory rotation and first in first out procedure.

  6. Prioritize daily tasks and special projects within inventory scope as directed by manager.

  7. Assist in the development, maintenance and update of departmental procedures and departmental training files as needed.

  8. Optimize organization of the assigned inventory area and controls to ensure accurate inventory is maintained.

  9. Assists all internal customers with help in answering any questions pertaining to stock items.

  10. Ability to expedite transportation arrangements for deliveries and/ or pick-ups.

  11. Adheres to established SOPs and Universal Precaution guidelines at all times.

  12. Ability to requisition needed stock items.

  13. Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse area. Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards.

Nonessential Functions

  1. Assist in all necessary steps pertaining to Freight Claims, Damaged Shipments, and Return Item Authorizations as applicable to inventory stock.

  2. Other duties assigned by Management.



High School Diploma

Valid Driver’s License


Associates Degree

IATA Certified



  • Two years of work experience in an inventory control environment.

  • Working knowledge of personal computers necessary.

  • Familiar with operating material handling equipment is required.


  • Experience in inventory control, using bar code scanners, receiving goods, and safety equipment and procedures for Warehouse operations.

Job Number 2018-23187

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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