VWR Catalyst – Materials Controller Limerick
6d ago

Job Summary

VWR has long been the leading global, independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, enabling science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.

In 2017, VWR was acquired by Avantor, a global supplier of ultra-high-purity materials and customized solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries.

VWR’s expansive channel access and deep customer relationships strengthens Avantor’s abilities, adding a vital new dimension to the full scope of solutions we can provide from discovery to delivery.

Our On Site Services have a vacancy for Materials Controller to join us on a permanent, full time basis in Limerick.

In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out several tasks at a site or multiple customer sites in a region, all of which can include but not limited to, inventory management & metric review, purchasing, receiving, chemical tracking, storeroom management, product delivery and general customer services activities.

The role requires knowledge and application of SAP, VSR+, Excel and Power Point

Role overview :

  • Receiving inbound deliveries
  • Responsible for handling hazardous material and preparing shipping documentation and packaging requirements as required
  • PI Cycle counts & investigates PI count discrepancies
  • Performs POU activity / Kanban cycle review
  • Responsible for BOM review with the customer
  • Reviewing consumption and flag reports
  • Investigating and actioning delivery discrepancies accordingly
  • Performing additional inventory management related functions such as monitoring slow moving, provision stock and adhoc reporting as required.
  • Performing shipping coordination activities such as shipping customer material (including hazardous materials) answering customer calls, handling routine issues, entering relevant shipping information onto the customer computer system and maintaining inspections on safety stations and equipment as required.
  • Responsible for handling and disposing of hazardous material as per customer SOP
  • Responsible for recycling all packaging as per site and / or VWR policy as required.
  • Interfaces directly with customer site lead, responsible for managing consigned, non consigned, customer owned and 3rd party inventory onsite.
  • Performing safety auditing of waste collection trucks before leaving site
  • Point of contact for TUV and environmental audits
  • Haz waste record keeping
  • Monthly spill kit inspections and sign off
  • Quarterly inspections of on site respirators with filter replacement as required
  • WEEE waste collection and management off site as required
  • Your Profile

  • Leaving certificate
  • 2-4 years equivalent experience in material handling / inventory replenishment or customer service
  • Spilling containment training, IATA, DOT, IMDG and OSHA
  • Cross referencing and inside sales experience
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Forklift certification (advantageous)
  • Our Offer

    Working in a dynamic environment.

    Attractive salary package in line with your qualifications and experience.

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