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The Supply Chain – Shipping and Transportation Manager role is responsible for the packaging, shipment and transportation of products and samples. This role will ensure that Andelyn’s processes, procedures, certification, and training is in compliance with current shipment regulations and maintained throughout the organization. This individual will interactively work with both internal and external clients to ensure requirements and expectations are identified and met or exceeded. This role will also develop processes to optimize the interstice transportation of materials between Andelyn facilities.  Qualified candidates- must have experience with domestic and international shipments, including biological products and/or dangerous goods with required shipping certification.


Schedule: Full-time (Benefits Eligible)  

Location:  Central Campus 

                 575 Children's Crossroads

                 Columbus, OH 43205 


Under the guidance and direction of the Materials Management Manager, essential functions of the Shipping and Transportation Manager include at a minimum:


·       Serve as internal Subject Matter Expert in the shipping and transportation of product, samples, and materials (i.e., UN 3373 Class B Dangerous Goods) to domestic and international destinations

·       Ensure Compliance with all current regulations pertaining to the packaging and shipment of product, samples, and materials

·       Package Shipments for Transport for all functional areas within Andelyn

·       Generate, Utilize, Store and Maintain all documentation associated with shipments

·       Ensures shipping processes are up to date and current with all shipping regulation and best practices within the industry

·       Take a proactive approach in the tracking and communication of all shipments

·       Direct interaction with clients to set-up, coordinate, and manage shipments

·       Update and develop internal policies and procedures to ensure all shipping/transportation is performed in accordance with current regulations

·       Ability to properly identify shipping fications for biological and chemical substances

·       Responsible for shipper certification process and ensures all back-up shippers maintain certification

·       Train Andelyn employees and departments to ensure compliances with shipping policies, procedures, applicable laws, and regulations

·       Coordinate/schedule/conduct site to site transfers of materials and samples between Andelyn facilities

·       Position requires travel between multiple central Ohio sites

·       Ensure shipping costs are accounted for and invoiced appropriately

·       Exercise discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility

·       Demonstrate high level of integrity

·       Maintain positive attitude

·       Operate within the Quality Management System applicable to the manufacture of phase appropriate material in the CMF

·       Maintain compliance with applicable regulatory requirements for cellular and gene therapy products

·       Attention to detail in all job functions

·       Performs in accordance with established policies, procedures, and techniques and requires training common experience or working knowledge related to the tasks performed

·       Anticipating problems and removing obstacles to enable staff to perform tasks as assigned

·       Work to specific measurable objectives requiring operational planning skill with little direct supervision

·       Cultivate a diverse and collaborative team environment. Utilizes clear and concise communication to deliver high productivity and contribution to the success of department goals

·       Developing and enforcing procedures and controls

·       Approval of procedures established by junior staff

·       Has budgetary responsibility

·       Extensive local travel required

·       Frequent involvement in audits

·       Frequent involvement in customer relations

·       Significant responsibility for inspection outcomes

·       Responsible for hiring, development and related personnel processes.

·       Mentoring and professional development of staff

·       Exercise crucial people skills

·       Ability to manage and influence people in direct and lateral support structure

·       Have significant latitude for making decisions for their operational or functional unit

·       Drives timelines and development through broad influence

·       Minimal interaction with legal services

·       Other duties as assigned



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:


·       Must possess relevant four-year degree OR relevant master’s OR relevant PhD, background or experience in transportation, logistics and dangerous goods.

·       Eight years relevant (w/4 YR deg) OR four years with relevant certification or graduate degree

·       Experience in biologics or gene therapy preferred OR extensive experience in highly regulated field

·       Prior supervisory experience is preferred

·       Excellent communication, organization, and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and adjust as priorities change

·       Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) including data interpretation and reporting

·       Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive work environment

·       Must possess a client-focused mindset in daily tasks

·       Must possess prior experience handling confidential information and the ability to maintain confidentiality

  Minimum Physical Requirements


·       Sitting Constantly (0-33%)

·       Talking on the phone/in person Constantly (0-33%)

·       Typing on a computer keyboard Constantly (0-33%)

·       Standing/walking Occasionally (67-100%)

·       Lifting weight at 45lbs or greater (33-67%)

·       Ability to wear clean room PPE (100%)


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to thisfication. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so fied, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


Andelyn Biosciences is currently operating under Executive Order 14042 that requires that employees of federal contractors and its affiliates be vaccinated against COVID-19, with some limited exemptions under the law.  As Andelyn is both an affiliate and will be a federal contractor, proof of vaccination status will be required prior to the first date of employment.  Religious and medical exemptions may be considered depending upon the specific job duties and in accordance with applicable federal guidelines.

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