Procurement Coordinator (v126)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months, with potential to extend
  • Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Cambridge, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Procurement Coordinator

Lenox Executive Search is seeking a Procurement Coordinator to fill a 12 Month Contractual role supporting Pharma Manufacturing and Development Operations. This individual will assist to procuring materials across multiple sites and product lines.  This individual will communicate Purchase Order requirements to Vendors and coordinate deliveries to the manufacturing facility and third-party storage partners. Interested in candidates that have cGMP experience and have utilized ERP Systems to procurement direct materials.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing Direct Material Purchase Orders
  • Communicates Purchase Order Requirements to Vendors
  • Partners with Site Operations and Supply Chain Planning to understand material requirements and timing to meet production schedules
  • Utilizes internal software and other tools to order, track and communicate material readiness
  • Review Supplier Open Order Reports, tracks materials through receipt
  • Identifies and communicates Supply Risk.
  • Identifies mitigation strategies and alternative parts as required
  • Supports Procurement Projects and Improvement Initiatives
  • Assists with material receipt issues, coordinate returns and resolve discrepancies
  • Reviews Accounts Payable Invoices to confirm material receipt prior to payment issuance

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years proven experience in biotech / manufacturing environment
  • Understand of cGMP Manufacturing and Good Documentation Practices
  • ERP / MRP knowledge Experience with Formal systems
  • Strong Collaboration and Communication Skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree
  • APICS CPIM Certification
  • ERP System Experience (Oracle / SAP Preferred)
  • Cell, Gene Therapy and Medical Device Experience

Experience with Quality Exceptions Systems

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