(Contract) Materials Buyer/Planner, GMP Manufacturing Operations

May 17 2017
Organization Type
(Contract) Materials Buyer/Planner, GMP Manufacturing Operations

Position Summary

Moderna Therapeutics is seeking a (Contract) Buyer/Planner for a position based at their Canton/Norwood site. The individual in this role will be responsible for placing purchase orders and maintaining a healthy inventory level for supporting GLP and GMP production.  He/she will also be responsible to work with external customers/vendors to set up supply agreements.  This position will assist GMP Manufacturing and supporting product development work. The individual will work with manufacturing associates, process development associates, shipping/receiving and Quality Systems. The successful candidate must have experience in ERP systems, Microsoft Excel and can multi task and communicate to various levels within and outside the organization.


  • Manage ERP inventory to support GMP/GLP Production
  • Develop relations with vendors and coordinate supplier agreements
  • Represent Moderna Therapeutics to external customers and vendors
  • Maintain good relationships with vendors and internal customers to support GMP production
  • Leading the Materials Management team to meet yearly forecasts and demands
  • Responsible for inventory stock for various sku's
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner to communicate to various outside vendors for materials and services
  • Establish improvement plans to ensure inventory levels are met and no shortages occur
  • Be accountable for
  • Assist in GMP/GLP inventory and stocking
  • Collaborate with GMPL and GLP Production to create and support upcoming forecasts


  • BS in life/physical sciences or in business or associated area
  • 6-12 month's experience in a GMP manufacturing environment
  • Experience in SAP implementation
  • Hands on experience using SAP for buying, planning, and MRP
  • Order entry to support production
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel for planning and completing pivot tables for managing inventory
  • GMP supply chain
  • Demonstrated knowledge of forecast planning
  • Proven ability to succeed in high paced environment
  • Exceptional written and oral communication

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