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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



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: San Diego