WuXi AppTec

  • Materials Planner - Biotechnology

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
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  • Overview

    Own material flow from procurement through on-time delivery to manufacturing


    • Long term capacity planning and inventory planning for raw materials and components
    • Planning and materials management activities associated with development, manufacturing, and laboratories to deliver value to our clients
    • Escalate and expedite critical material availability from stock and suppliers
    • Develop and maintain appropriate safety stock levels.
    • Manage material attribute data in the Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) system.
    • Actively and systematically improve business processes related to material planning, procurement and inventory management.
    • Evaluate the effect of system and process changes as they occur within the supply chain.
    • Develop and maintain metrics for material availability performance.
    • Actively participate in continuous improvement opportunities
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


    Experience / Education   

    • 3-5 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelors’ degree in Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or other related field or equivalent experience
    • Preferred: APICS training or certification


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proven experience with ERP/MRP system, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • GMP/GLP experience preferred
    • SAP software experience preferred
    • Must work effectively in a participative team environment
    • Delivers on commitments
    • Strong analytical, computer and organizational skills
    • Time management & multi-tasking ability
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Effective presentation skills, written and oral
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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