• Temporary Driver

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 5 months ago(8/23/2018 10:19 AM)
    Job ID
    Purchasing/Materials Mgm
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Sr. Expediter will be primary back up for Dept. Asst. Supervisor. Sr. Expediter will be responsible to oversee Expediters delivering all orders and products to end users throughout the DFCI campus. Will assist in Deliveries, which will include but not limited to FedEx/UPS/DHL overnight (letters/paks/boxes) shipments, Dry Ice, requested PO and MSR orders processed thru People Soft. Will assist as necessary moving between Dry Dock central receiving location and Binney St warehouse location.


    • ERP (People Soft) transaction accuracies, system integrity, strengths in MS Word-Excel Power Point.
    • Ability in Multi Tasking - Contact person on order issues, point person for orders, respond to customer (internal) inquiries.
    • Participate in Cycle Counting.
    • Manage package receipts, from a historical low of 35 a day to a max of 600 package deliveries per day.
    • Filling of all orders, and delivery of same around the DFCI campus. Orders will include work orders, clinic (stock) orders, overnight packages.
    • Detail Oriented and be able to multi task items / function simultaneously. 
    • Deliver and assist suppliers on large Capital Equipment inside deliveries around entire DFCI Campus.


    • Knowledge of applicable policy, regulatory and accreditation standards.
    • High school diploma required.
    • Must be certified in shipping and handling of hazardous materials.
    • Strong personal computing skills, knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • PeopleSoft ERP system experience highly desirable.
    • Excellent organizational, customer service, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Experience in healthcare or life sciences environment preferred.
    • Required to demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills, and experience against the following selection criteria:
      1. Knowledge of area of specialty;
      2. Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
      3. Demonstrated ability and proven skills in: setting work priorities and working to deadlines.
    • Solid experience with high volume picking, packing, and fulfillment a must.
    • Leading by example to create an efficient and effective team environment. 
    • The ability to work under pressure, often to tight and changing deadlines.
    • A flexible approach to working hours when required.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills required.
    • Calm and approachable nature with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels within the organization. 
    • Good problem solving skills.
    • Ability/license to drive van and/or delivery truck.
    • Environmental Safety, Fire, General (FDA experience optional) Warehouse regulation and procedures.
    • Experience working with hand and electrical fork lift trucks.

    This position is temporary and involves driving, a valid Massachusetts Class D Driver's License is required.

    Start Time: 7:00AM

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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