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Materials Coordinator I

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Your Responsibilities

 

The Materials Coordinator handles and controls raw materials including dispensing and sampling

operations.  Responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of materials to production and

ensuring the correct inventory levels are maintained.  Additional duties include receiving goods from

suppliers, raw material sampling, inventory control, dispensing, packaging and labeling of finished

product.  Prepares and maintains documentation for transactions performed on ERP system.  They

perform all duties as outlined in cGMP regulations and standard operating procedures.

 

Your Tasks

  • Responsible for providing accurate and complete documentation as per company SOP associated with production and materials management duties
  • Ensures proper receipt of all incoming materials acquired via purchase orders. Confirms material received matches the P.O and processes the receipt transactions
  • Interacts with Purchasing and Accounting personnel to resolve receipt and/or invoice discrepancies; coordinates and competes Return to Vendor transactions
  • Initiates documentation per SOP for receipt of cGMP material
  • Performs the physical tasks involved in receiving sampling and storing of raw materials, finished products, in process materials and other equipment
  • Performs required dispensing operations according to the Master Production Records
  • Performs final dispensing operations, (peptide packaging to include QC sampling, receiving material, and inventory verification utilizing an ISO 7 and 8 cleanroom area
  • Utilizes chart recorders, scales, fume hoods and glove box
  • Ensures the proper cleaning and sterilization of required containers, material and work areas 
  • Formulates and stocks the proper levels of gowning materials for the Cleanroom areas
  • Coordinates inventory control of all raw materials and components used in production with QA
  • Issues and transports raw materials and components for batch manufacturing
  • Operates material handling equipment in the movement and storage of materials
  • Coordinates material and product transfer requirements directly with production personnel
  • Performs routine inventories, evaluates variance reports, investigates discrepancies and recommends corrective actions
  • Reviews inventory for potential expired, scrap or obsolete material
  • Labels material and transfers dispensed material to appropriate storage areas
  • Performs various inventory transactions on the ERP system. Responsible for supporting complete and accurate inventory transaction documentation and files
  • Maintains required segregation, security, labeling and storage conditions for all inventory materials
  • Maintains clean, organized and safe work area
  • Generates bills of lading and declarations of hazardous materials
  • Investigates quality events as necessary or as instructed by leadership
  • Follows safety guidelines for handling, disposal and use for a peptide manufacturing company using toxic and/or large volumes of chemicals
  • Revises cGMP documents when required
  • Provides recommendations to leadership regarding improved procedures.
     

 

Your Profile

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1-3 years Supply Chain experience in a cGMP life science/biotech manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 3 years combined experience within multi-site distribution, logistics, and warehouse operations in a pharmaceutical/biotech manufacturing environment
  • Proficient with ERP inventory transactions
  • Willing to work with chemicals and hazardous goods
  • Knowledge of handling temperature sensitive products including exposure to environment in cold storage areas
  • Ability to wear various PPE including a respirator
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment
  • Valid California Driver’s license
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment

 

Preferred:

  • Some College/ Degree
  • APICs certification desired
  • Familiarity with DOT, IATAA, and Hazardous Material regulations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity working in a clean room environment

 

We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are

looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company, you should seize this opportunity.

 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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