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WuXi AppTec Inc. Materials Planner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

WuXi AppTecUS-PA-PhiladelphiaJob ID 2021-7715OverviewPlan and manage the flow of raw materials throughout the entire supply chain.Responsibilities *Own material flow from procurement through on-time delivery to manufacturing. *Work with master planning and production planning to plan, procure and provide promise dates for materials. *Expedite critical material availability from stock and suppliers, based on manufacturing needs. *Work closely with Manufacturing and Logistics to develop and maintain appropriate safety stock levels. *Manage material attribute data in the MRP system. *Actively and systematically look to improve business processes related to material planning, procurement and inventory management. *Evaluate the effect of system and process changes as they occur within the supply chain. *Develop and maintain metrics for material availability performance. *Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices *Other duties as assigned *Maybe required to work Holidays and weekends *May be required to assist in other departments Qualifications *Bachelors' degree in Materials Management, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience *3 to 5 years of relevant experience or equivalent *Proven experience with ERP/MRP system in a manufacturing environment *GMP/GLP experience preferred *Great Plains software experience preferred *Experience with Lean Manufacturing preferred *Must work effectively in a participative team environment and deliver on commitments *Strong negotiating, analytical, computer, and organizational skills a must! *Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook) Our Values:Integrity and Dedication, Working Together and Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing and Do it Right.Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.