Inventory Control Specialist II - BPD
Controls material inventories at the Gaithersburg Pilot Facility. Regulatory works on routine and other assignments that are moderately complex in nature, where judgement is required to make recommendations and resolve problems. Works under moderate supervision. Initiates routine tasks. Normally receives no instructions on routine work and general instructions on new assignments. Works closely with other groups within AstraZeneca (Development, QA, Engineering, FMC Supply Chain, Validation, Finance, Manufacturing, and Tech Transfer).
Minimum Requirements: High School or a GED and 3 years of warehouse or supply chain logistics experience. Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline and 2 years related experience, GMP experience, SAP or similar ERP system, Hazmat certification/experience, and APICS certification
Principal Duties: Oversee storage of bulk product, Prepares Bulk product for shipment, Receives GMP materials, Controls cell bank inventories, when needed, Provides training and guidance to more junior staff, Establishes reorder points and replenishment quantities, Ensures accuracy of material consumption in SAP, Coordinates removal of materials from manufacturing areas before shutdown and replenishment of materials after shutdown, writes and revises more complex or new SOPs, Ensures warehouse production floor inventory matches the ERP system by conducting cycle counts, investigating discrepancies, and issuing non-conformances, when needed, Initiates level one non-conformances and/ or serves as a team member for a level two or three non-conformance, Identifies root causes of inventory discrepancies and recommends improvements to inventory control processes, Acts as facilitator to initiate change, Authors relatively simple change controls, Assists in the implementation of new technologies, Participates on cross-functional teams, Delivers simple presentations within Manufacturing Sciences, and Creates and revised raw material master specifications.
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