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Materials Management Technician

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts, 02143, United States

About Finch

Finch Therapeutics is a clinical-stage microbiome therapeutics company leveraging its Human-First Discovery® platform to develop a novel class of orally administered biological drugs. With the capabilities to develop both complete and targeted microbiome therapeutics, Finch is advancing a rich pipeline of candidates designed to address a wide range of unmet medical needs. Finch’s lead candidate, CP101, is in late-stage clinical development for the prevention of recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI) and has received Breakthrough Therapy and Fast Track designations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Finch is also developing FIN-211 for children with autism spectrum disorder and significant gastrointestinal symptoms. Finch has a partnership with Takeda focused on the development of targeted microbiome therapeutics for inflammatory bowel disease.


Position Summary

As the Materials Management Technician, you will play a key role in material planning/receiving & shipping, inventory management, purchasing, forecasting, and supplier management. This individual will work closely with Quality Assurance to release critical raw material. As a member of the Materials Management team you will be responsible for ensuring material needs are met for Donor Operations, Quality Control, and Manufacturing departments. 



  • Receive incoming materials while reconciling each item against open purchase orders 
  • Ship materials to various locations utilizing vendor specific software (i.e. UPS Worldship)
  • Communicate with vendors regarding delivery status, back orders, and report discrepancies 
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance on material release process 
  • Assist with new supplier development including qualifying, monitoring suppliers, and approved supplier list 
  • Conduct lab walkthroughs to obtain inventory counts 
  • Provide weekly reports on material status 
  • Manage inventory software program and submit monthly inventory reports to finance 
  • Attend and participate in virtual meetings daily to check in and check out 
  • Availability to work weekends, if necessary 



  • 1 year of experience in supply chain management and procurement is preferable but not required
  • Ability to consistently conduct and present in virtual meetings 
  • Excellent oral and written communication 
  • Strong planning, time management, organizational skills with superior attention to detail 
  • Flexible with ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize and meet on-going deadlines efficiently 
  • Proficient using a PC and utilizing Microsoft Office software including but not limited to Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook


More About Finch 

Here at Finch, we are determined to create the best work environment and experience for you through our formal benefits programs and fringe perks. Together, we hope that we’ll create a fun & supportive environment in and out of the workplace as we strive to create a new class of therapeutics together to help patients. 

  • Our formal benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage through Harvard Pilgrim in addition to life insurance and long-term & short-term disability policies. We offer discretionary and flexible paid time off policies. Should you choose to start or grow your family while working at Finch, we aspire to lead our peers by offering several months of paid parental leave. We also offer a generous 401(k) contribution to help teammates save for life beyond Finch, as well as other savings and investment opportunities. 
  • We also try to keep the workplace an inspiring and motivating place to work with our fringe perks. Our facilities in Somerville, MA include an in-office gym with a shower and towel service (temporarily closed due to COVID), fully stocked kitchen with free snacks, iced coffee & flavored/sparkling waters on tap. We sponsor ride-sharing to and from the office from preset locations around Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville. We are always evaluating our fringe perks and hope to grow them alongside our team.  

*Only facility-dependent employees are working on-site in Somerville until further notice. 


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.  All aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote, will be based on aptitude, performance, and business need. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Finch will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.