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Avantor, Inc. Inventory Control Coordinator in Devens, Massachusetts

Job SummaryPicks parts and kits materials for use in the Single-Use production area based on production bills of materials. Responsible for the flow of cleanroom inventory into and out of a warehouse, including storage, maintenance, loading and shipment. Oversee all cleanroom activities related to inventory control within a warehouse environment and ensure that all materials are properly stored. Maintaining inventory and interacting with various departments to support inventory capacity. Manages and reconciles all cycle counts and physical inventories. Boxes finished assemblies according to the part specific protocol, palletizes, and moves materials to appropriate storage location.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Kits single-use production jobs by following the bill of materials, picks component materials from “approved for use” warehouse bin locations, uses FIFO, and returns unused materials to the proper bin location.

  • Performs ERP system bin transfers as appropriate. Performs standard ERP system transactions for issuing of materials to production as appropriate.

  • Boxes finished assemblies using appropriate instructions or protocol. Palletizes and transports materials to appropriate storage location.

  • Responsible for assisting completion of all cycle counts

  • Prepares and maintains all inventory records.

  • Assist with investigations on inventory shortages and discrepancies.

  • Responsible for putting away inventory.

  • Participates and works within ISO 9001-2008 quality standards guidelines in all manufacturing areas in accordance with company quality goals; including maintaining product quality standards.

  • Participates in continuous improvement processes.

  • Organizes and cleans work area daily to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • High School completion or equivalent (GED); Associate’s degree preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience in an inventory related position preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Forklift certification preferred

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage time, problem solve, and work as part of a team

  • Knowledge of inventory management procedures and general warehousing practices

  • Basic math skills

  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel

  • Self-motivated, able to work under minimal supervision and ability to understand and complete projects and tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to an industrial warehouse environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are the ability to routinely lift, pull or push objects of up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions.

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

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