Logistics Associate

Location US-MD-Columbia
Job ID
# Openings

Primary Purpose of Position

The Logistics Associate is responsible for receiving and or shipping all materials including but not limited to: cGMP raw materials, NON-cGMP raw materials, Common Supply, maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) supplies, Work-in-Process (WIP), and Finished Goods Inventory (FGI).

Principal Responsibilities

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Sign for packages.
  • Start the process for receiving cGMP material into the Osiris inventory system.
  • Reconcile tissue received to QAD purchase orders.
  • Perform incoming inspection of tissue receipt for damage.
  • Investigate receipt inquiries from Research, Development, Materials and Operations.
  • Ensure proper storage and distribution of received materials under the guidance and direction of departmental SOP’s/specifications.
  • Stage incoming raw materials for further processing.
  • Create and correctly enters receipts into the Inventory Management System.
  • Forward receiving paperwork to A/P for payment processing.
  • Maintain physical file of open tissue purchase orders at receiving desk.
  • Act as liaison for the disposition of rejected tissues. Co-ordinate communication and routes associated documentation.


  • Prepare outbound shipments.
  • Assist in shipping finished product per departmental SOP’s.
  • Prepare all necessary shipping vessels for product shipments.
  • Maintain Inventory accuracy by performing shipment updates to the inventory document of record for FGDS when shipped.

Inventory control support

  • Assist in the labeling of quarantined and released items.
  • Relocate staged and quarantined materials to the appropriate areas, as directed.
  • Assist in stocking common supply area when necessary, as directed.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy by performing updates to all documents of record, when assisting the Inventory Control Specialist.
  • Perform and assist in performing physical inventories as required


Miscellaneous tasks

  • Perform housekeeping as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) on vapor shippers as required.
  • Assist in changing out liquid nitrogen tanks as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of FEDEX, UPS and other online systems used in shipping processes.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to initiate and retrieve tracking information from carrier.
  • High energy.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis.



  • Shipping and receiving experience


Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Applicants are considered on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, religion, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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