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Operations Assistant

Company: Centrillion
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Centrillion Bioscience is creating transformative genomic technologies leveraging engineering and biochemistry breakthroughs to accelerate discovery and reveal the real genome that has thus far been obscured by its complexity and the limitations of existing technologies. Our team of scientists, engineers and business professionals is committed to making a new generation of genomic technologies accessible and affordable for multitude of previously unapproachable applications in healthcare, scientific research, agriculture and consumer genomics. Centrillion's Molecular Vision Laboratory (MVL) is a leader in identification of genetic mutations in vision disorders. Centrillion is backed by venture capital and strategic investors and has operations in Silicon Valley, CA, Portland, OR and in Asia Pacific. Centrillion is seeking an experienced Operations Assistant for their operations team. This position is in a fast-paced, start-up environment, interacting with senior leaders. This is an opportunity for an energetic operation assistant to gain experience into all area of operations and purchasing. Job Responsibilities: Creates and processes purchase orders Monitor order status, inspects and verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers. Manages document storage, in electronic and paper version in support of purchasing and logistics functions Manages relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery, good rates and compliance to terms of contracts Packs goods to be shipped and prepares shipping labels and other needed shipping documents Verifies invoices and uploads them to Bill.com Assisting accounting as needed Provide administrative support including scheduling, answering phone calls, sorting mails, etc. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree 2+ years of purchasing and logistics experience preferred Detail-oriented; responsible and follow through all tasks. Good Logic and analytical skills, good problem-solving skills Excellent verbal and written communications Strong organization and multi-tasking abilities Strong ability to work independently but also as part of a cooperative team. Good coordinating skills Intermediate Outlook, Word and Excel skills required. Life science experience is a plus

Keywords: Centrillion, Palo Alto , Operations Assistant, Other , Palo Alto, California

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