Hovione is an international company with over 55 years’ experience in the development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Drug Product Intermediates. With four FDA inspected sites in Portugal, the U.S., Ireland and China, Hovione offers integrated API, particle design, formulation development and GMP manufacturing. In the inhalation area, Hovione is the only independent company offering such a broad range of services.
To strengthen our team we are looking to fill the following position at our Cork site:
Engineering Stores Operator
To support the Purchasing Manager in ensuring that the Engineering Stores activities are performed in an efficient and effective manner, to a high level of customer satisfaction and in compliance in line with defined policies and Good Manufacturing (cGMP) / Good Distribution Practices (GDP).
To ensure the objectives of the area are achieved, whilst ensuring cGMP, GDP, HSE requirements, company policies and working procedures are followed;
To autonomously manage the engineering stores area so that all engineering spare parts are correctly inventoried and appropriate safety stocks present
Optimize layout of the two locations in order to maximize efficiency of dispense and ensure the area is kept clean and tidy
Goods Inwards - taking deliveries and booking onto SAP
Pre-kit Work Order parts requests as required
Submitting of monthly KPI reports, including inventory KPIs
Review Inventory for Obsolescence
Monitor parts quality and ensure suppliers are meeting specifications
Monitor vendor performance and provide feedback on preferred vendors to the procurement group.
To ensure good housekeeping of storage locations, including daily checking of storage locations in the consideration of any spillage or any potential risk;
To perform the physical inventory checking according to the required schedule or procedure and to highlight / investigate any variances;
To collaborate in the investigation and define corrective actions/preventive actions for Stores deviations and follow up the deviations in an effective manner;
To make proposals for implementation / update revision of procedures, ideas and suggestions concerning both technical and organizational aspects of the working area, including proposals to improve efficiency of department work;
To collaborate in both internal and external audits;
To ensure compliance with the training plan laid out for the role.
3 years’ experience working in a warehousing background
Previous experience in pharmaceutical/medical device/electronics industries desirable
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Pro-active, flexible approach
Ability to define and verify the characteristics of the various maintenance parts.
Ability to interface with manufacturing & procurement organizations
Previous experience of working within a Pharmaceutical environment;
Should have warehouse experience and experience of inventory management principles;
Preferred working knowledge of SAP-PM and/or other inventory management systems;
Accuracy & Efficiency;
Full time opportunity;
Competitive remuneration and benefits package
Excellent work environment, with a strong focus on safety first, quality always