The Kitting Associate I is responsible for kitting customer orders.

Essential Duties:

  • Accept receipt of products and ensure that materials are in good condition
  • Unpack and check goods received against purchase orders or invoices
  • Operate effectively in our ERP system for goods receipts and to create and process production orders and shipments
  • Maintain all records related to incoming goods
  • Reject unsatisfactory items as required, and assess the need to file claims with carrier
  • Participate in weekly cycle counts, and assist with reconciliation of item variance
  • Kitting raw materials into finished goods using Standard Operating Procedures
  • Process customer orders through the NAV ERP system
  • Verify inventory locations and availability for shipment against requirements specified in purchase orders
  • Physically package all outbound shipments to domestic and international customers
  • Fulfill internal orders of consumable lab supplies and reagents
  • Manage on hand inventory and interact with purchasing to ensure sufficient inventory to meet requirements
  • Fulfill internal orders of consumable lab supplies and reagents
  • Manage on hand inventory and interact with purchasing to ensure sufficient inventory to meet requirements
  • Interact closely with Finance on all inventory related issue resolution
  • Ensure compliance with all state, federal, environmental, safety, and hazardous waste regulations
  • Special project and other duties as assigned


  • 0 - 2 years of direct work experience in a warehouse environment, managing inventories and kitting customer orders 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with proven ability to work well under pressure and constant deadlines 
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to seek alternative solutions for dilemmas and problems 
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow-up 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Products, especially Outlook and Excel 
  • Professional aptitude, presentation and demeanor 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Can quickly learn new skills and is adaptable to rapid change 
  • Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Innovation, and strong customer focus
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment


  • Prior warehouse and inventory management experience 
  • Certification in powered industrial trucks (walkie-stacker, fork lift)
  • Working experience in the biotech/life science industry is preferred (GMP experience)
  • Familiarity with an ERP system desired, preferably Microsoft Navision

NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.


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