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Materials Coordinator I

Vista, CA
Start date
Jul 23, 2022

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Clinical, Clinical Project Management
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Beach
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Job Details

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Your Responsibilities

The Materials Coordinator handles and controls raw materials including dispensing and sampling

operations. Responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of materials to production and

ensuring the correct inventory levels are maintained. Additional duties include receiving goods from

suppliers, raw material sampling, inventory control, dispensing, packaging and labeling of finished

product. Prepares and maintains documentation for transactions performed on ERP system. They

perform all duties as outlined in cGMP regulations and standard operating procedures.

Your Tasks

  • Responsible for providing accurate and complete documentation as per company SOP associated with production and materials management duties
  • Ensures proper receipt of all incoming materials acquired via purchase orders. Confirms material received matches the P.O and processes the receipt transactions
  • Interacts with Purchasing and Accounting personnel to resolve receipt and/or invoice discrepancies; coordinates and competes Return to Vendor transactions
  • Initiates documentation per SOP for receipt of cGMP material
  • Performs the physical tasks involved in receiving sampling and storing of raw materials, finished products, in process materials and other equipment
  • Performs required dispensing operations according to the Master Production Records
  • Performs final dispensing operations, (peptide packaging to include QC sampling, receiving material, and inventory verification utilizing an ISO 7 and 8 cleanroom area
  • Utilizes chart recorders, scales, fume hoods and glove box
  • Ensures the proper cleaning and sterilization of required containers, material and work areas
  • Formulates and stocks the proper levels of gowning materials for the Cleanroom areas
  • Coordinates inventory control of all raw materials and components used in production with QA
  • Issues and transports raw materials and components for batch manufacturing
  • Operates material handling equipment in the movement and storage of materials
  • Coordinates material and product transfer requirements directly with production personnel
  • Performs routine inventories, evaluates variance reports, investigates discrepancies and recommends corrective actions
  • Reviews inventory for potential expired, scrap or obsolete material
  • Labels material and transfers dispensed material to appropriate storage areas
  • Performs various inventory transactions on the ERP system. Responsible for supporting complete and accurate inventory transaction documentation and files
  • Maintains required segregation, security, labeling and storage conditions for all inventory materials
  • Maintains clean, organized and safe work area
  • Generates bills of lading and declarations of hazardous materials
  • Investigates quality events as necessary or as instructed by leadership
  • Follows safety guidelines for handling, disposal and use for a peptide manufacturing company using toxic and/or large volumes of chemicals
  • Revises cGMP documents when required
  • Provides recommendations to leadership regarding improved procedures.

Your Profile

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 0 to 2 years’ experience
  • Entry level understanding of principles, concepts and practices
  • Follow instructions with direct supervision
  • Willing to work with chemicals and hazardous goods
  • Knowledge of handling temperature sensitive products including exposure to environment in cold storage areas
  • Ability to wear various PPE including a respirator
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment
  • Valid California Driver’s license
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment


  • Some College/ Degree
  • APICs certification desired
  • Familiarity with DOT, IATAA, and Hazardous Material regulations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity working in a clean room environment

We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you arelooking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company, you should seize this opportunity.

Candidates for positions as US employees of Bachem Americas, Inc. (“Company”) must be in the process of or fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of employment, except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination status, or request and receive a disability or religious accommodation for which the applicant is entitled under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regard to an individual’s disability, religion or on any other basis prohibited by law.


Bachem is a leading, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacture of peptides and oligonucleotides.

With over 50 years of experience and expertise Bachem provides products for research, clinical development and commercial application to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide and offers a comprehensive range of services.

Bachem operates internationally with headquarters in Switzerland and locations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. For further information, see

Stock Symbol: BANB

Stock Exchange: SWX Swiss Exchange


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3132 Kashiwa Street
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