Work at Fluid Imaging Technologies

 Join an exceptionally talented team of professionals who bring science and creativity together.  Consider a career with Fluid Imaging Technologies, a small Maine-based company with an international focus.  

We are currently hiring for a Materials Manager and a Shipping/Receiving QC Tech.

Materials Manager:

Description: The Materials Manager oversees and coordinates the planning of materials and inventory by working closely and in conjunction with Production, Engineering, and Shipping & Receiving.  Essential functions include detailed planning; supply chain management, and excellent documentation skills.  Key competencies include logistics, resourcefulness, critical thinking, excellent organizational and outstanding communication skills; and the ability to work in a positive manner with all team members. This position  acts as a liazon between Manufacturing and Engineering.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning & Monitoring

  • plan, organize, and implement inventory procedures and operations
  • synchronize availability of components and supplies with manufacturing demand
  • investigate new sources for parts and supplies including pricing and manufacturer information
  • coordinate with Engineering for materials changes and R&D material needs
  • communicate to management team regarding quality or timing issues with major vendors

  • negotiate terms with suppliers
  • complete purchase orders and purchase requisitions via ERP system, send to suppliers
  • manage documentation process for materials receipts for accurate invoicing purposes
  • interact with and foster excellent relations with suppliers
  • perform physical inventory count
  • maintain inventory records, manufacturer and catalog numbers, minimums and material descriptions, and alert supervisor or team to any pending problems
  • remain current on new and obsolete materials
  • serve as primary back-up for Shipping & Receiving
  • light product assembly may be required
  • other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Experience: The successful candidate will have 3-5 years experience in material handling/inventory control using an ERP system, preferably in a manufacturing environment, along with knowledge of FedEx, UPS, and other shipping methods. Quality Control certification a plus. NetSuite experience also a plus.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of inventory control
  • Understanding of domestic and international shipping regulations
  • Self-Motivated
  • Self-Improvement – Must be willing and able to learn new skills and abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to deal with vendors and customers
  • Basic Computer experience: MS Windows environment, MSOffice, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Education Requirements:
High school diploma, GED or higher;  technical certifications a plus.

Shipper / Receiver / QC Tech

Job Description:
The Shipper/Receiver/QC Tech will perform material and product shipping functions at our Scarborough Maine facility, as well as perform instrument QC and light manufacturing as required.  Quality Control testing includes hands on operation of our proprietary scientific instrumentation.  Training will be provided for QC and manufacturing duties.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Packing and shipping of outbound products utilizing an ERP system
  • Receiving of raw materials and products consistent with purchase orders.
  • Incoming & outgoing quality control, assess and resolve any imperfect orders (under/over orders, back orders, and damaged goods)
  • Track status of orders as needed
  • Review, assess and maintain necessary inventory levels
  • Ensure proper and accurate documentation is promptly delivered to Accounting team
  • Follow technical instructions to operate FlowCam for initial pass/fail QC purposes
  • Light manufacturing (assembly of flow cells, mesh, tubing, etc.) and other duties as needed

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of domestic and international shipping regulations
  • Understanding of inventory control
  • Ability to follow technical instructions
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to details
  • Self-Motivated
  • Willing and able to learn new skills
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to deal with internal and external customers
  • Basic Computer experience: MS Windows environment, MSOffice, etc.,
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience: The successful candidate will have 1-3 years experience in shipping and material handling with knowledge of FedEx, UPS, both domestically and internationally. Quality Control certification a plus. Experience with ERP systems such as NetSuite and Salesforce helpful but not necessary.

Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED and/or technical certifications.

Benefits: Fluid Imaging Technologies offers a generous medical, retirement, sick/vacation/personal PTO benefits package, along with an upbeat, positive work environment. We are pleased to offer a gas grille on our outdoor patio for employee use; and a shower facility for those who like a workout at lunch. Newly added benefit: We are within walking distance of the new Holy Donut on Route One!

To Apply: Please use the form to the right and upload a resume and cover letter.
Please Note: Qualified candidates will receive a request for more information or a personal interview.