Supervisor, Materials Management at Personalis | Powderkeg

Personalis, Inc. is a leader in advanced cancer genomics for enabling the next generation of precision cancer therapies and diagnostics. The [Personalis NeXT Platform]( next-platform%2F&esheet=52534858&newsitemid=20211118006333&lan=en- US&anchor=Personalis+NeXT+Platform&index=2&md5=994af974cf5c973f890d0bc5a72ef63b)® is designed to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers and clinicians with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, from a single tissue sample. In population sequencing, Personalis operates one of the largest sequencing operations globally and is currently the sole sequencing provider to Veterans Affairs' Million Veteran Program. To enable cancer and population sequencing, Personalis' [Clinical Laboratory]( US&anchor=Clinical+Laboratory&index=3&md5=214191f02a8e211e8a6037256ce4a478) was built with a focus on clinical accuracy, quality, big data, scale and efficiency. The laboratory is GxP-aligned as well as Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988-certified and College of American Pathologists- accredited.


The Supervisor, Materials Management will oversee and coordinate the work of the material handlers in
performing the administrative and physical tasks involved in the receiving, storing, shipping, staging,
cycle counting and distribution of materials, parts, supplies, and equipment.


  • Supervise day-to-day stockroom activities which include shipping, receiving, and handling of

  • Hires and trains materials handlers.

  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

  • Contribute to the development of department processes and procedures to meet current regulatory

  • Lead cycle count and physical inventory programs.

  • Monitor safety stock levels and make adjustment recommendations.

  • Help with space utilization and inventory organization.

  • Manage VMI and laboratory Kanban programs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a Material Lead role in a regulated environment. Preferably in
    the pharma, biotech, or medical device industry.

  • Minimum three years of supervisory experience, preferred.

  • Knowledge of QAD or other ERP applications such as Oracle or SAP.

  • Self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills who pays attention to details.

_Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package. _


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Supervisor, Materials Management
  • Company
  • Location
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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