At GenapSys we are working to power the world of healthcare and diagnostics with advanced DNA sequencing technology. Our sequencing instrument platform leverages a proprietary electrical microfluidic sequencing chip with a scalable number of detectors, enabling a wide range of applications including targeted sequencing in oncology, pharmacogenomics and genome-wide sequencing in microbiology and others. We believe in a world where every researcher has a compact, scalable, and affordable sequencer in their own lab, empowering the democratization of genetic sequencing. Our novel sequencing method is revolutionizing genomics discovery, biomedical research, healthcare, diagnostics, agriculture, and a variety of other fields.

Our team brings together an incredibly diverse and multidisciplinary set of backgrounds and skills – from electrical and mechanical engineers, physicists, chemists, microfluidic engineers, molecular biologists, bioinformaticians, mathematicians and more. It is a super exciting time to join GenapSys as we recently launched our first product which is generating a tremendous amount of interest.  

About the Role: 

As Shipping and Receiving, Logistics Specialist, you’ll be able to make a real impact in supporting Genapsys’ growing customer base and operations of the fastest growing startup in Silicon Valley.  In this great opportunity, you’ll serve as a key Supply-Chain resource as well play a key role in sustaining GenapSys through a period of rapid, industry-defining growth. The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule, have shipping/receiving and purchasing experience, display exceptional attention to detail and superb organizational skills. This position offers unique challenges, learning and growth opportunities.


The primary function of a Shipping/Receiving Specialist at Genapsys is to assist with the timely execution of day-to-day Supply-Chain activities in relation to lab reagents, chemical and instrument parts, shipping, receiving, storage and supply (both internal and external).

All responsibilities would be covered with on-the job training and would be required to be performed in compliance with Genapsys established procedures/guidelines.


  • Prepare and package outgoing materials to prevent in-transit damage including cold chain and palletizing.
  • Verify and perform pick/pack operations.
  • Coordinate work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure committed volumes are released to forwarders and carriers on time.
  • Advanced experience preparing shipping documentation for both domestic and international shipments.
  • Ensure proper handling of materials/products and the integrity of data capture in the ERP system.


  • Processing, sorting, staging and disposition of received materials.
  • Promptly notify recipients about receipt of their packages.
  • Receive, count and verify all incoming parcels, freight, etc., notating damage and discrepancies.
  • Log all incoming items, letters and packages, including certified, registered, return receipt, Federal Express UPS and DHL.
  • Adhere on requirements and perform material/documentation inspection.
  • Ensure proper handling of materials/products and the integrity of data capture in the ERP system.
  • Additional training will be provided for all in-house systems.

Assembly Duties:

  • Assist and perform required secondary assemblies when needed.
  • Coordinate and work hand-in-hand with Lab managers and Engineering function.
  • Ensure proper handling of materials/products and the integrity of data capture into ERP system.

Cycle Count:

  • Perform cycle counts as scheduled.
  • Perform reconciliation of count discrepancies.
  • Ensure proper handling of materials/products and the integrity of data capture into ERP system.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • At least a year of Shipping/Receiving/Purchasing experience preferably in a scientific or chemistry-based manufacturing environment.
  • Working computer literacy using ERP systems, Microsoft spreadsheet and word processing software, storekeeping and inventory control procedures are required.
  • Preferably to be familiar with GMP’s, product specifications incoming inspection procedures.
  • Basic verbal and written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interface well with cross-functional teammates.
  • Experience with FDA regulated medical device manufacturing.
  • Be physically able to lift 40 lbs


  • Familiar with tracking systems such as FedEx, UPS, DHL and Envoy 
  • Proficient in Physical Inventory counts and procedures
  • Familiar with preparation of international shipments and regulations
  • Proficient on import/export regulations
  • Familiar with NetSuite transaction
  • Proficient with Google platform and Excel 


  • Secondary School Education with or without N/O levels, NITEC or equivalent.

Bonus Points if:

  • At least 3 years of experience handling materials in a biotech lab/facility operations.
  • Experience providing support in a fast-paced environment (experience with high-growth start-up environments is a plus).
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with leadership, and when needed with the whole company, about Facility and Safety topics.  

What we offer (US based-employees)*:

  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options.
  • Comprehensive, industry-leading medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and dependents.
  • Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching employer contribution.
  • Free daily catered gourmet lunches and snacks.
  • For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program.
  • Work with driven and enthusiastic colleagues in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, the opportunity to work on problems that matter in a highly collaborative environment.

GenapSys does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any GenapSys employee. GenapSys will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees absent a formal agreement. 

A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of GenapSys' culture. We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission!

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