Materials Associate

· San Diego, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation DOE+Benefits+Options


Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is a fast growing, clinical stage, antibody-centric, biopharmaceutical company developing new therapies to turn malignant cancers into manageable and possibly curable diseases. Sorrento's multimodal multipronged approach to fighting cancer is made possible by its' extensive immuno-oncology platforms, including key assets such as fully human antibodies ("G-MAB™ library"), clinical stage immuno-cellular therapies ("CAR-T"), intracellular targeting antibodies ("iTAbs"), antibody-drug conjugates ("ADC"), and clinical stage oncolytic virus ("Sephrevir®").

We attract smart people who play well with others. We're small enough for your ideas to make a big impact, and large enough to offer you opportunities to grow professionally at any stage of your career.

If you’re a quick learner, enjoy working in the biotech industry, and share our mission of providing ground-breaking impact to medicine, each other, and our patients, Sorrento Therapeutics is the place for you!


The Materials Associate's responsibilities are divided into three primary functional areas: shipping and receiving, inventory accountability, and other duties.

Shipping and Receiving: Primary responsibility are shipping and receiving domestic as well as international packages. Responsible for incoming inspection of all materials.

Inventory Accountability: Create and maintain inventory records and forward to appropriate departments. Issue supplies, materials and equipment to workers and ensure that all corresponding paperwork is accurately managed. Perform physical inventory inspections to ensure 100% of inventory accuracy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for shipping and receiving domestic and international orders
  • Assess and monitor warehouse transactions
  • Assist in Conduct Cycle Count Inventory processes to ensure accuracy and timely execution
  • Maintain adequate storage for warehouse inventory
  • Assist in shipping and receiving domestic and international packages
  • Assist with Finance Department on closing out invoices and following up on orders
  • Other duties as assigned



  •  High school diploma/GED required
  • Recommended, but not required 1-2 years of experience in the inventory management or related field, preferably in a regulated environment
  • Hands-on experience with a paper Document Control System required; experience with both paper and electronic or hybrid systems preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GMPs required
  • FDA and/or another regulatory agency experience preferred



  •  Support scientists who are on the leading edge of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer.
  • Earn a competitive salary that allows you to focus your attention on your passion.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, matching 401k, 10 paid holidays, and three-weeks’ PTO, plus stock options.

If this sounds like the right career to fit your interests, please apply. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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