Material Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Ana
Posted Date 6 days ago(9/18/2023 10:38 AM)
Requisition ID
Company (Portal Searching)
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc.




We are hiring a Material Specialist. The Material Specialist will ensure materials for production are ready for processing and materials from production are accurately reconciled prior to being returned to stock. 


FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy and expertise in cell culture and compliance provide customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

External US


  • Control and organize goods received.
  • Perform routine cycle counts to ensure accurate inventories.
  • Assist with inventory investigations during inventory cycle counts and reconciliation processes.
  • Navigate through ERP system to support inventory management.
  • Control and organize goods returned.
  • Analyze and verify pick list as part of returns process for process orders completed.
  • Comply with all safety and health regulations.
  • Run SAP report to obtain bin stock status information.
  • Download SAP data into MS Excel or similar spreadsheet tool for analysis.
  • Perform Bin-to-Bin material transfers to ensure production storage locations are empty / cleared after manufacturing has concluded.
  • Process materials being returned post manufacturing by weighing materials, assessing quantity variances against documented ERP system transactions and performing necessary variance reconciliation.
  • Investigate large variances to determine root cause by accessing various ERP material movement reports and production batch records.  Document findings.
  • Coordinate with production supervisors, production leads, materials management and inventory control as part of investigations and inventory reconciliation processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good work history.
  • Experience in a diagnostic, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, or cosmetic manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of Business ERP System transaction processes
  • Knowledge of Metric System.
  • Forklift driving experience.
  • Weighing of materials utilizing various scale platforms.
  • Ability to learn processing methods that comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). 
  • Ability to speak and read English. 
  • Good oral and written communication skill


PHYSICAL DEMANDS described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to per essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use hands to handle, feel or reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk and hear. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme cold (freezers) thus requiring protective clothing and breathing apparatus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in the 2601 warehouse.


For California, the base salary range for this position is $19.00 to $30.00 hourly. Compensation for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience, location, etc.).



Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms’/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet, or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms’/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed