<p><strong>General Description</strong></p><p>This position purchases and maintains/manages inventory of materials critical to the production of patient clinical products. The position is dual purchasing and warehouse inventory management in addition to quality control steps related to the receipt of the materials. The position requires meticulously following Standard Operating Procedures to ensure compliance with the Food and Drug Administration regulatory requirements and University financial regulatory requirements. </p><p>This position reports to the Quality Assurance Director</p><p><strong>Major Responsibilities</strong></p><p>Clinical Product Purchasing and Inventory Management - 85%</p><p>Duties and Tasks:</p><ul><li>Coordinate the purchase of materials and supplies to ensure adequate inventory levels for program tenants through:<ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>Ordering of materials based on inventory levels and requests by programs</li><li>Modifying order frequency and quantities based on program’s levels of activity and inventory levels</li><li>Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of supplier lead times</li><li>Monitoring and follow-up status of placed orders and adjust activities as needed to ensure timely receipt of materials. Track problems shipments and notify Program Coordinators of material receipt delays.</li><li>Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of project warehouses</li></ul></li><li>Ensure Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Manufacturing Practices regulatory compliance and University of Minnesota financial and Environmental Health Services regulatory is maintained through:<ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>Segregation of released, quarantine and research and development materials</li><li>Receiving and processing of stock inventory returns to released inventory</li><li>Thorough documentation that ensures the full traceability from cradle to grave of materials</li><li>Ensuring materials are purchased through vendors meeting the MCT qualification criteria</li><li>Performing material transfers prior to movement of material from warehouses</li><li>Performing work according to established Standard Operating Procedures. Generating revisions of application controlled documents as needed.</li><li>Maintain appropriate quality control documentation as defined by Standard Operating Procedure</li></ul></li><li>Manage Adequate Inventory Levels Through:<ul style="list-style-type:circle;"><li>Electronic receipt and issue of materials in electronic materials resource planning database</li><li>Accurately generating labels indicating material lot numbers, expiration dates and other pertinent material information</li><li>Application of MCT inventory labels to each material</li><li>Review of MCT approved specification against received items</li><li>Generation and review of monthly expiry reports</li><li>Generation and review of monthly cycle counts</li></ul></li></ul><p>Ship Samples/Equipment - 8 %</p><ul><li>Utilize approved shipping vendors</li><li>Ship samples according to customer’s handling requirements</li></ul><p>Miscellaneous Assignments and Projects - 7%</p><ul><li>Perform according to supervisor requests</li></ul>
<p><strong>All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. </strong></p><p><strong>Required Qualifications</strong></p><ul><li>BS in Supply Chain Management or related field and 2 years of experience working in a busy material warehouse, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six (6) years.</li><li>Experience with purchase and material management and inventory management. Knowledge of purchasing principles, stock and shipping nomenclature. </li><li>Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment. Demonstrated interpersonal/ communication skills and attention to detail.</li><li>Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.</li></ul><p><strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong></p><ul><li>Knowledge of Food and Drug Administration cGMP documentation requirements. Knowledge of University sponsor and non-sponsor requirements. </li><li>Experience working with University of Minnesota EFS. Experience with Sage/MAS90 ERP database. Experience working in a Food and Drug Administration GMP facility.</li></ul>
Internal Number: 325141
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