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Materials Specialist

Company: Sodexo
Location: Collegeville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Sodexo* is seeking a *Materials Management Manager* for our *GSK* facility in *Collegeville, Pennsylvania*.

The *Materials Management Manager *will be expected to oversee logistical and operational facets such as end-user and vendor communication, vendor administration, consumables inventory, work order processing, and team development. This role must have familiarity with the R&D environment, an understanding of the lab operations environment and able to build positive rapports with customers and clients. The preferred candidate will have experience with lab consumable management within the biotech/pharma industry, great customer service skills, awareness of the lab business environment, a professional and communicative mindset, and a great teamwork ethic.

*General Responsibilities: *

* Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price, obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items.
* Maintains and analyzes inventory transactions.
* Places orders daily (both Main Stockroom and POU direct) to adhere to order deadlines for each vendor as well as cross check orders for accuracy, contact vendors for ETA's
* Work with alternative vendors to fulfil orders
* Communicate with team and customers on updates to vendor ETAs and any other relevant supply chain issues
* Manage order allocations with vendors
* Receives reviews and prepares discrepancy reports for credits or returns.
* Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers, monitoring and expediting orders.
* Resolves problems with appropriate personnel associated with inventory maintenance, such as stock discrepancies and inventory system issues.
* Moves stock to appropriate locations, reviews order quantities and verifies purchase order information.
* Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; schedules delivery.
* Helps support receiving products in from loading dock
* May contact vendors and suppliers for quotes, delivery instructions and follow-up on outstanding purchase orders.
* Maintains files and records of materials, prices, inventories and deliveries.
* Maintains stockroom inventory
* Complies with all Sodexo HACCP/OSHA and/or local policies and procedures.
* Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
* Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
* Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
* May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

*Qualifications & Requirements*

* Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
* Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
* Maintains a positive attitude.
* Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
* Must comply with any dress code requirements.

*Skills/Aptitude: *

* Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
* Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
* Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
* Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
* Ability to use a computer.

*Physical Requirements: *

* Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
* Significant walking or other means of mobility.
* Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
* Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

*Please Note: *

A Covid 19 Vaccination is required to work at this site

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Collegeville, PA 19426: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Sodexo, Philadelphia , Materials Specialist, Other , Collegeville, Pennsylvania

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