Planning Coordinator in Alachua, FL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Planning Coordinator performs daily logistical material planning . The core responsibilities include creating and tracking material requisitions using the site’s ERP software and analyzing material demands in light of supply. The Coordinator ensures that materials are available to maintain scheduled activity within the cleanrooms and labs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Material planning
    • Schedule material ordering and transfers to maintain project timelines
    • Monitor present and future inventory levels
    • Evaluate present and future inventory usage
    • Provide material availability as an input for production planning
    • Request creation of material master data according to site’s ordering strategy
  • ERP transactions
    • Create purchase requisitions and material reservations for cleanroom and lab activities
    • Create process orders for manufacturing campaigns
    • Perform goods receipts and goods issues
    • Create bills of material (BOMs), recipes, and production versions for manufactured products
  • Document Preparation
    • Support the creation and revision of supply chain standard operating procedures, work instructions, and other written documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, Skill, and Requirements:

High school diploma with 3 years’ experience in a supply chain planning role.


Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, with experience in ordering, logistics, and material or production planning. Experience with SAP or other ERP/MRP software.

Work Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Overtime, weekend and holidays required to meet project timelines as necessary.

Physical Demands:

This position is an office job and will require sitting at a desk and computer work. 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 frequently required to sit; stand; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to reach with hands and arms; and to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch.  Specific vision requirements include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.