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Kelly Services Operations Planner I in West Point, Pennsylvania

Kelly OCG is hiring an Operations Planner level I for our major sponsor client located in West Point PA. This position is on-going and offers an enhanced benefit packaging including PTO and Paid Holidays followed by our Pharma client.

Operations Planner I – West Point PA

This is an entry level position that will be under the guidance of a Senior Operations Planner. The incumbent is responsible for the correct assembly and processing of study documentation related to the packaging of clinical supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Provides input and partners with Supply Chain stakeholders to develop the packaging/labeling strategy for Clinical Supplies Specifications

  • Ensures all clinical supplies are processed according to cGMPs and appropriate safety requirements to meet existing standards defined by the FDA and EU or other international regulatory agencies

  • Fully familiar with the SAP system and skilled user of such application

  • Utilizes computerized inventory and other special applications and tools as necessary for production of all packaging and labeling documentation

  • Capable of running reports and ad hoc queries to support the business

  • Be capable to act as an approver of packaging and/or labeling documentation

  • Prepares and processes documentation in accordance with study requirements

  • Ensures all processes are covered by Standard Operating Procedures through contributing to or authoring within their functional area

  • Contributes to packaging, labeling and distribution strategy through participation in process and approval of proposals

  • Analyzes and anticipates technical problems and obstacles as they relate to clinical supplies and participates in adjustment of logistics pertaining to drug supply. May involve liaison with other cross functional stakeholders

  • Investigate and document deviations that may occur

  • Could represent the Operations group on internal teams as appropriate

  • Will undertake specific projects within the group on an as-needed basis

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life science, engineering or business (preferred)

  • 1+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in a clinical supply related area

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Problem solving skills, including ability to think critically in addressing issues such as investigations and complaints

  • Detail-orientated and organizational skills

  • Interpersonal skills in verbal and written communication, ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and engage in decision making to partner and influence

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft applications; SAP is highly desirable

  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

  • Demonstrated high level of initiative and ability to function independently with minimal or no daily supervision.

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As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly , we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

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