Antares Pharma: Making Medicines Feel Better

Manager, Warehouse and Materials


The Manager, Warehouse and Materials, will be responsible for overseeing all pharmaceutical warehouse functions conducted at the Antares Pharma Minnesota Operations Facility. They will ensure warehouse staff consistently apply all best practices required to continually maintain maximum workplace safety and error free operation. The successful candidate will lead warehouse personnel to consistently operate at maximum efficiency. They will ensure the physical layout of the warehouse and location of materials within consistently meet material consumption demands and replenishment cycles intended for maximum productivity. They will continually focus on the advancement of warehouse operations by assimilating data from a range of sources, understanding results, and ensuring consistent successful implementation of all enhancements.

The successful candidate operates in accordance with all Antares Pharma policies, procedures, and guidelines. At Antares, employees act based on their strong desire to make a difference, partner with others, and put ideas into action. Employees are engaged by a work culture that is team oriented, fast paced, and progressive.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Effective management of daily warehouse processes and procedures to ensure all customer order fulfillment requirements are met
  • Build, coach, and develop a team of warehouse personnel who are technically competent in the effective handling of pharmaceutical device parts and finished products
  • Develop effective relationships and work closely with a broad and diverse range of customers (i.e. equipment vendors, manufacturing partners, etc.) to ensure a thorough understanding of the products and markets Antares serves
  • Coordinate the purchase, storage, and handling of materials required for all Antares pharmaceutical manufacturing and clinical activities
  • Assist in the development of warehouse specific training programs and ensuring team compliance with required learning objectives.
  • Direct employee performance management by conducting annual reviews and administering corrective actions as required
  • Determine staffing resource needs and interview applicants to fulfill requirements
  • Ensure all required housekeeping practices are in place and consistently maintained
  • Perform other related job duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (degree, license, certification):

  • Bachelor’s level degree in a technical field is required


  • A minimum of eight (8) years of combined experience working in a warehouse operations, materials management, and/or planning/procurement field in the medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience working with an Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) or Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience managing a warehouse team supporting manufacturing lines in the medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of applicable international regulations and standards (i.e. ISO, GMP)
  • Past related experience with medical device and/or pharmaceutical industry inspections/audits (i.e. FDA, BSI)
  • Technical expertise in the principles of planning, cost development, and inventory control
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Proficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office software


  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75 pounds, and move parcels daily between loading dock and warehouse locations
  • Must be able to maneuver pallet jacks and material lifts, prior experience with lift trucks and forklifts preferred
  • Requires physical activity such as standing for long periods of time, walking, and working with hands



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