Material Handler

Location:  Novato, California Category: Manufacturing Employment Category: Fulltime-Temporary


Who We Are

BioMarin’s Technical Operations group is responsible for creating our drugs for use in clinical trials and for scaling production of those drugs for the commercial market. These engineers, technicians, scientists and support staff build and maintain BioMarin’s cutting-edge manufacturing processes and sites, provide quality assurance and quality control to ensure we meet regulatory standards, and procure the needed goods and services to support manufacturing and coordinating the worldwide movement of our drugs to patients.

Shift - Wed - Sat 7am - 6pm



Material Handlers in the Warehouse department are responsible for proper warehousing and inventory maintenance of GMP raw materials, components and supplies. Material Handlers will perform GMP warehousing duties, maintain accurate inventory records, and transport GMP raw materials, components, supplies and essential in-process related solutions from the central warehouse to the appropriate manufacturing facilities. Provide assistance with shipping of Approved Final Bulk Drug Substance to contract filling locations. Provide assistance with shipping of Clinical material to outside sites as required.


  • Pick and distribute GMP raw materials, components and supplies from invoices per established SOP’s and provide transportation and distribution of approved GMP raw materials, components and supplies to the designated manufacturing facilities. Transport all GMP in-process solutions to and from the designated manufacturing facilities.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records for approved GMP raw materials, components and supplies.
  • Perform cycle counts of approved GMP material inventory as assigned.
  • Compliance with EH&S safety guidelines, especially those directly related to the operation of warehousing equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Assist with the shipping of Approved Final Bulk Drug Substance to contract filling sites.
  • Assist with the shipping of Clinical materials to outside sites as required.
  • Supports weekend shift activity.
  • Assist with other tasks as required.


  • Forklift experience/license helpful
  • Cargo truck driving experience helpful
  • Warehousing/Shipping/Receiving
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s license
  • Experience with cGMP regulations and training


  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform job functions within a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to work in a safe manner.


  • Pallet jacks
  • Forklifts (Narrow-aisle and fork-truck style lifts)
  • 16’ to 25’ cargo trucks
  • Scan guns
  • PC Computer


  • High School diploma required.
  • Working knowledge of desktop computers essential


In the U.S, the hiring range for this position is *15* to *30* per hour. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity, and may also vary depending on candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience amongst other factors

PLEASE NOTE: Absent a Medical or Religious reason that prohibits vaccinations, all our incoming employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.