Inventory Specialist at Pattern Bioscience | Powderkeg

Location: Austin, TX

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Supply Chain

At Pattern Bioscience, we’re tackling antibiotic resistance, one of the biggest public health challenges of our time. Our technology rapidly identifies bacterial infections and predicts the most effective antibiotics to treat the infection. We’re building direct-from-specimen phenotypic rapid ID/AST assays using live cells on our proprietary instrument and consumable platform.

Our team is brought together by shared passion for our mission to improve the world’s most important health decisions. However, we’re not only invested in combating antibiotic resistance; we’re also invested in our people.

We’re seeking a detail-oriented and thorough Inventory Specialist to join our Supply Chain team. You will be a key part of scaling our inventory management function and partner closely with our Production, Hardware Engineering, Clinical, and lab-based teams to ensure they have what they need and inventory is organized and accurate.

How You Will Contribute

  • Receive, track and inventory materials and parts
  • Conduct regular physical counts of stocked materials to ensure accuracy and identify any discrepancies
  • Collaborate with our production team to optimize inventory levels based on demand and production schedules
  • Package and prepare outgoing shipments to labs and partners including coordinating with logistics
  • Maintain accurate records and reports using our inventory management system
  • Identify and address any inventory-related issues or discrepancies in a timely manner

We'd Love to Hear from You if You

  • Have great organizational and time management skills
  • Are detail-oriented and can stay focused on repetitive tasks for long periods
  • Perform and document basic mathematical calculations
  • Utilize basic Excel Spreadsheet functions (ex, filtering, sorting, equations)
  • Are adaptable and flexible to changing priorities
  • Enjoy working individually and in a group to solve problems
  • Proactively seek to understand priorities and look for efficiencies in process
  • Can lift a maximum of 25 lbs.

Desired Education & Experience

  • Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent with experience in stocking, receiving, selecting, warehouse, or receiving

A Plus if You Have Experience with

  • Improving warehouse and material handling efficiencies
  • Communicating and working with vendors
  • A healthcare or laboratory setting
  • Logistics providers (FedEx, DHL, etc.)
  • NetSuite or Oracle

Join us! We're excited for what you can bring to our team. Here are a few things we provide to make sure you have a great experience. Learn more about our team by visiting our website.


  • Health insurance

  • 401k Matching

  • Paid Time Off

  • The opportunity to make a global impact

To fulfill our mission and build world-changing technology, we’ve put together a diverse, multi-disciplinary top-notch team, a culture of innovation, learning, adaptability, and excellence and environment where people love coming to work.

We value diversity on our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, neurodiversity, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, hair texture or protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Inventory Specialist
  • Company
    Pattern Bioscience
  • Location
    Austin, TX
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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