The Jackson Laboratory

Receiving/Inventory Clerk I

Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/31/2020 4:02 PM)
Job ID
Facilities, Security, Custodial, Hospitality


Get your career started and join our Bar Harbor campus in entry level Receiving/Inventory Clerk I! 


Performing manual and electronic data entry as well all necessary clerical duties related to shipping, receiving, recording, inspecting, storing, stocking inventory, and delivering a variety of materials, equipment and supplies to various departments.


Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 4:00pm


  • Unloads and receives incoming materials, checks for damaged and (or) biological items as the truck is unloaded.  Sort and prioritize incoming packages. Deliver package to end user if required.
  • Ship goods out; determine method of shipment utilizing knowledge of DOT and IATA regulations, routes and rates, insure package when appropriate.  Prepare material for shipping by weighing, packaging, stamping, and prepare necessary shipping forms such as bills of lading and international declarations forms either manually or by using computerized shipping systems.
  • Responsible for tracking, entering and researching information in various computerized systems, including track pad, UPS, FedEx and in the Lawson Receiving and Inventory systems.
  • Understand and follow safety rules and regulations, keep logs and paper work required to handle bio-hazardous material, chemicals, gases, controlled substances, liquid nitrogen, and alcohol.
  • Maintains Lab Stores inventory, prepares on-line requisitions for inventory re-stocking. Reviews inventory item and item prices with manager and suppliers.  Receive items into computerized inventory system, stocks shelves, and take physical inventory counts.  Fills orders and issues material per requests; documents transactions appropriately.  Keep logs of certain materials as required by Federal, State or Laboratory regulations.


  • High School Diploma with at least 1 year of work experience
  • With or without assistance, must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment.
  • Providing great customer service to internal customers and external suppliers
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn computer applications for Receiving & Lab Store, presenting in a positive manner through appearance, attitude and behavior
  • Good judgment in dealing with people and issues, ability to know which situations to handle and which ones to refer to a more experience member of the team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others to clearly and effectively exchange information
  • Self-motivated with the ability to organize time effectively and demonstrated ability to manage details

Please submit an updated resume!


About Us

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

Our Values:

INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us


What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.


Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.


Employment will require successful completion of references, background check, credit check, pre-employment physical, drug test and an appropriate non-compete agreement.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

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