Material Coordination-Fixed Duration Employee

March 05 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
The Finished Goods (FING) Package Material Coordinator is part of the Packaging Function and is responsible for coordinating FING packaging at Collaboration Partners (CPs). You will work closely with the FING Package Plant Planner and are responsible for the execution of the packaging orders for each molecule/study. In this role you will actively partner with the FING package plant planner, Quality, CPs, and Clinical Trial (CT) Supply planning to ensure schedule/priorities, order execution activities, to understand demand/preparation for workload, and process order execution and purchase requisition to purchase order conversions. Additional responsibilities include:
    Completes Requests For Proposal's (RFP), or quotes, requests shopping cart Purchase Orders for any non-material payments needed (e.g. services, tooling)Completes Vendor Confirmation Forms (VCF) request for process ordersCompletes steps on package process order (via SAP transactions/stages)Completes label print order extractionMonitors component inventory levels at CP and communicates/creates deliveries to replenish as neededorders; Converts package and label purchase requisitions to purchase enters order details; releases POsReviews pre-batch records including label variable text (e.g., lot, usage date, randomization info)Resolves order specific issues with CPs including order specific deviations; coordinates investigation as needed. Acts as the first line of communication and problem solving; knows when to utilize their Management or technical experts for more systemic or complex issues.Upon order completion, performs SAP goods receipt; reconciles discrepancies between goods receipt and CP invoiceReceive invoices and confirm they meet/match the quote(s)Ability to identify order specific process improvements or innovationCreates outbound delivery and monitors incoming goods to the warehouseMust be knowledgeable on how to apply GMPs in a clinical trial environment, and review and follow procedures applicable to the CT business.

Company Overview
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Basic Qualifications
  • B.S. in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 1 year in a GMP environment
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Experience in managing inventory/supplies or complex supply chains
  • Knowledge of clinical trial packaging
  • Demonstrated exemplary teamwork/interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization and self-management skills
  • Ability to use and apply multiple computer applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and respond to change
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in multi-cultural settings
  • High initiative, flexible and positive attitude, capability to prioritize work
  • High degree of accuracy with work and attentive to details
  • Ability to proactively identify problems and work toward a solution
  • prefer PMP and/or Critical Chain Certification
  • Fluent in English
  • Clinical research/study expertise
  • Prior experience with SAP

Additional Information
  • Some work outside of core hours may be required to support the portfolio
  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

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