Operations Material Coordinator

CordenPharma Colorado
Boulder, Colorado (US)
Job #1904

CordenPharma Colorado
Job #1904

Boulder, Colorado (US)

CordenPharma Colorado

CordenPharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world’s most complex pharmaceutical compounds. CordenPharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, CordenPharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.


Serves as the facilitator for the movement to and from and daily usage of all materials in the pharmaceutical manufacturing plants. Coordinates material requests from line management for the production batches with the Warehouse and Supply Planner and ensures the timely delivery of these materials to meet the production schedule. Physically manages material movements to and from the warehouse and confirms all production material usage in SAP on a daily basis. Has access to the warehouse, staging areas in the warehouse, and production areas. Is responsible for assisting the Supply Planner to ensure the accuracy of plant inventories.

Other duties may be assigned.

  • >> Physically manages and coordinates the flow of material to and from warehouse and production areas in accordance with production schedule requirements.
  • >> Coordinate with the Production Supervision the removal of empty containers and other items to help maintain the overall flow of containers in the production areas.
  • >> Confirm in SAP and executed batch records the materials used for all production areas. Assist the Supply Planner with the investigation of discrepancies of inventories for final products, intermediates or raw materials.
  • >> Obtain a fundamental understanding of the chemical hazards associated with production materials and Operator Job functions.
  • >> Works with Production Supervision to monitor the execution of production plans and assists the Supply Planner with updating schedules as necessary to ensure material schedules can be maintained.
  • >> Establishes and maintains strong, transparent and effective day to day working relationships between Operations, Supply Chain, and Warehouse.
  • >> Alert Purchasing, Warehouse, and Operations regarding potential material availability problems and assist the Supply Planner with initiating courses of appropriate remedial actions.
  • >> Identify and communicate to the Supply Planner any shortage of documentation that prevents confirmation of material usages and yields.
  • >> Must be willing to work 12 hours shifts, including weekends, and nights.
  • >> Unloading and loading of tankers as needed




Every individual is personally responsible for the regulatory compliance aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience while maintaining regulatory compliance.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year of related experience and/or training. Knowledge of SAP preferred. Experience in Planning or Materials position preferred.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret SOPs, technical procedures, or other guidelines. Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Must be fork truck certified or achieve fork truck certification in 60 days.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work with hands. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; reach above shoulder height; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


These are the specific areas of knowledge, skill and ability that are important for successful job performance. They must be job related and consistent with business necessity.

  • >> Strong interpersonal skills, high motivation and energy to coordinate a number of functions across an organization.
  • >> Organized, flexible, responsive, and proactive.
  • >> Ability to work efficiently and accurately with details and numbers.
  • >> Ability to learn and master computerized systems such as SAP.
  • >> Ability to apply creativity and innovation to identify new approaches and solve existing problems.
  • >> Ability to forecast work, identify potential conflicts, develop and communicate potential solutions
  • >> Ability to understand and execute company policies and practices, including regulatory compliance
  • >> High level of attention to detail and ability to identify errors or changes needed to take corrective actions
  • >> Understanding of documentation needs and ability to maintain documentation systems in a timely and accurate manner
  • >> Demonstrated work organization and time management skills
  • >> Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, handle various priorities utilizing strong independent work habits that require a minimum of supervision.


This is a non-exempt position. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.


Please refer to: Job #1904 – Operations Material Handler