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Materials Associate

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its' extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies ("G-MAB™ library"), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies ("CAR-T"), intracellular targeting antibodies ("iTAbs"), antibody-drug conjugates ("ADC"), and clinical stage oncolytic virus ("Sephrevir®").
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If you’re a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!
Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is a federal government contractor and, in compliance with its obligations under current federal regulations, Sorrento requires all employees, including newly hired employees, to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19, unless the employee is legally entitled to an accommodation. For further information, please refer to the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force’s September 24, 2021 Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, available at:

Oversee and manage all activities for Material Management/supply chain including but not limited to transferring orders to NetSuite system, purchasing, receiving, storage and distribution of raw materials, general components, equipment, supplies, product storage and shipment.

  • Check purchase requests in Quartzy and NetSuite system for accuracy, completeness, and approval to ensure purchasing policy requirements are adhered to.
  • Assign Purchase Order (PO) for all approved purchase requests.
  • Order routine general supplies such as gloves, clean room garments, pipettes, and general consumables.
  • Ensure materials are purchased with a predetermined budget in accordance with Sorrento Purchase Policy.
  • Set up new vendor accounts and maintain existing vendor accounts.
  • Ensure materials are stored in accordance with storage requirements as specified on the Supplier’s C of A, packaging, markings and /or label requirements.
  • Contact vendors to track orders as needed by requestors.
  • Cooperate with Accounts Payable (AP) to match prices/items on incoming invoices.
  • Perform packaging and shipping of products to subcontractors and CMOs.
  • Follow cGMPs and Good Documentation Practices as it applies to Job functions.
  • Ensure Materials Control Area is clean and well organized.
  • Order and ship supplies for other sub-contractors, CMOs and JV as necessary.
  • Assist with maintenance of clinical supplies (product, containers closure systems, enviro-coolers, packaging materials, temperature monitors, shipping labels, and Quarantine Tape, etc.)
  • Assist with other selected work on an as needed basis without compromising GMP responsibilities.

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • 1-2 years of experience in inventory management or related field preferred.
  • Data Entry experience preferred.
  • Experience with a paper Document Control System preferred.
  • Experience with both paper and electronic or hybrid systems preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of GMPs preferred.
  • FDA and/ or another regulatory agency experience preferred.
  • Ability to follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work on a team and independently.

  • Support scientists who are on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. 
  • Earn a competitive salary that allows you to focus your attention on your passion.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401k, company paid holidays, and three-weeks’ PTO, plus equity-based compensation.

If this sounds like the right career to fit your personality and interests, please apply, we’re looking forward to meeting you! 

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Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.