Data Entry / Returned Goods Warehouse Associate Job in Novartis

Novartis, 1 Health Plz, East Hanover, NJ 07936, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
64. The number of manufacturing sites in 26 countries! Our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry.

The Returned Goods Warehouse Associate will be responsible to physically account for all commercial returns of non-controlled drugs that are received into the return goods warehouse from direct and indirect customers. This requires the handling of product and recording each pill or tablet returned in an accurate and timely manner. After training period, production targets are to be met and maintained. Ad hoc project work may be assigned.

Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Accurately count and record all non-scheduled product returns according to departmental SOP
  • Attention to detail reviewing customer Return Authorizations as compared with customer debut memos
  • Provide assistance receiving customer return deliveries from carriers when required
  • Assist in receiving returns into SAP system, when required, according to departmental SOP
  • Responsible for the appropriate handling of all drug product by waste characterization
  • Maintain productivity standards set in yearly objectives

EEO Statement

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of warehouse or relevant experience
  • Effective interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Must wear steel-toe shoes/boots, protective eyewear, lab coat and gloves are mandatory when handling open shipments of returned goods

  • cGMP warehouse environment experience
  • Strong ten-key numeric key-pad ability
  • 2+ years reverse logistics experience accounting for pharmaceutical returns
  • Experience with Microsoft software Word/Excel
  • Experience with SAP
  • Working knowledge of DEA and FDA regulations a plus!
  • Certification/Experience: Operation of an Electric Pallet Jack and/or Forklift highly desirable

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent whats possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Accessibility and reasonable accommodations
The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.



Business Unit




Work Location

East Hanover, NJ

Company/Legal Entity

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Functional Area

Technical Operations

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type


Shift Work


Early Talent

Last Date For Apply: 28/Mar/2022 04:03:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : Permanent Apply Here