Materials Coordinator 1 1

West Pharmaceutical Services - Grand Rapids, MI (30+ days ago)3.4

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2016 sales of $1.5 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs functions related to component order entry, material tracking, production and inventory control for the Materials/Warehouse department. Ensures correct delivery of materials and components interdepartmental. Process order documentation in the ERP system.

Coordinates and expedites the flow of work and material for the production process.
Utilizes customer orders, work orders, production specifications and production work sheets ensuring the proper distribution to the appropriate personnel and departments.
Assists with the process of scheduling, developing routings, and delivering parts to insure production schedules are met and shipments are made in a timely and accurate manner.
Assists with warehouse activities as needed.
Contribute to continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste within the production environment.
Provides a “Customer Service” attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe workstation and environment at all times.
Other duties as assigned.

The job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Education: High School or Equivalent

Experience: Less than 3 years

Minimum six months prior materials experience. Experience with cGMP purchasing practices, ISO, and medical device manufacturing preferred.

Direct/Indirect Reports: None

PHYSICAL & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work assigned shift(s) with overtime as required to complete assignments if necessary. Sitting and/or standing for extended periods may occur as well as getting to and from offices and building sites. If specifically necessitated by customer requirements, must be able to see with or without corrective lenses and distinguish color differences for product and safety issues. Hearing ability should be sufficient to hear and react to audible alarms from distances up to 150 feet. The ability to be able to lift and carry various items up to 50 pounds for manufacturing positions or 30 pounds for administrative positions is required.

West Pharmaceutical Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.