Associate, Inventory Coordinator

Andover, Massachusetts
November 20 2021
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
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Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

The Andover Liquid Dosage Manufacturing (AN-LDM) is located on the Pfizer Andover, MA campus and is responsible for the cGMP manufacture of phase I/II clinical drug product supporting the Pfizer Biotherapeutics portfolio.

This position is for an Associate, Inventory Coordinator and is responsible for supporting inventory management (IM) within the Andover Liquid Dose Manufacturing Facility (AN-LDM).

What You Will Achieve

The candidate will ensure the AN-LDM has sufficient GMP material inventory to enable DP manufacturing. This individual will lead the AN-LDM's GMP inventory system oversight, including optimization of current stock levels and implementation of new material/components. This role will be required to follow GMP standards, and for assuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) along with all applicable regulation guidelines.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Responsibilities for managing inventory within the AN-LDM storage area (warehouse) include warehouse management, routine stock checks, staging components, picking/replenishment of materials, cleaning of storage area, destruction of expired materials
  • Complete GMP receipt into Current Approved Inventory Systems (CAIS) on incoming materials, to include but not limited to Raw Materials, Critical Processing Aides/Consumables, Packaging Components, Drug Substance
  • Performing electronic and physical inventory transactions for all materials (picking, put-away, stock checks, discarding and segregation of materials, consumption, etc.) and becoming proficient working within these systems (Axis360 and SAP)
  • Strick adherence to quality, GMP, safety and environmental standard is required
  • Ability to follow and understand applicable SOPs/procedures in relation to activities being complete
  • Demonstrates sound understanding and advanced knowledge of IM practices/concepts (eg. Stock Rotation, FIFO)
  • Proven ability to multitask, effectively manage time, and escalate issues immediately
  • Ability to forecast material needs base on manufacturing schedule and exhibiting flexibility when schedule changes
  • Ability to write/update SOPs as required
  • Responsible for initiation and documentation of incidents in the QTS system related to materials
  • Able to identify, implement, and support continuous improvement initiatives in the AN-LDM IM area



  • High School Diploma with 5+ years of experience in a pharmaceutical warehouse, logistics or manufacturing environment


    Associate degree/BA/BS in Science, Business Admin, Supply Chain, or equivalent with 1 to 2 years of experience in a pharmaceutical warehouse, logistics or manufacturing environment

  • Strong attention to detail, along with excellent oral/written communication and collaboration skills
  • Familiarity with GMP warehouse procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of working in a cGMP environment
  • Must be responsible/dependable and have ability to manage own time independently


  • 5+ years in regulated pharmaceutical industry
  • AS/BS in Science, Business Admin, Supply Chain
  • Having experience with technical writing is a plus
  • Ability to work on and balance multiple projects at one time
  • Experience working within the Pharma Industry and/or GMP material management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Trackwise preferred but not required

  • Collaborative skills and effective partnering skills in complex working environments
  • Ability to work in a dynamic multi-discipline organizational model
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast, priority environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to physically move materials (i.e. drums, boxes, modules, etc)


  • Minimal travel required
  • Ability to gown to enter non-aseptic and aseptic areas of the LDM.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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