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Pharmacy Shipping Coordinator in Edmonton at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

We are hiring a Pharmacy Shipping Coordinator for our pharmacy in Edmonton.


Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the daily activities of the pharmacy shipping operations are maintained. The Pharmacy Shipping Coordinator will maintain effective communications with all pharmacy coworkers and the warehouse.

  • Ensuring the daily receiving, shipping and inventory control aspects of the pharmacy are maintained
  • Verifying all inbound shipments for drug, quantity and any shipping damage; Assure orders and quantities match picking documents through careful audit of said documents
  • Storing of product: relating to all inbound receipts
  • Packing and labeling of product: in accordance with cold chain requirements and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensuring that all documentation is completed accurately, including preparing shipping documentation, i.e. waybills and packing slips
  • Act as the final check to ensure the right prescription reaches the right destination
  • Utilizes various carrier’s software, such as FedEx, Purolator, ATS, etc.;
  • Assess suitability of packaging requirements based on medication storage requirements and shipping and weather circumstances
  • Production assembly, i.e. refrigerated box assembly and frozen handling
  • Supplies management; monitor and replenish shipping materials as needed
  • Assist with administrative functions i.e filing

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalency;
  • Previous experience an asset;
  • Must be proficient in English language (reading, written, oral and mathematics);
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs;
  • Ability to perform repeated reaching, bending and lifting daily;
  • Able to work in a cold environment daily;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment;
  • Ability to work accurately with a strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in time sensitive situations;
  • Ability to shift priorities quickly to meet deadlines;
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities;
  • Independent worker, requiring minimal supervision