Temporary Coordinator, Supply Chain - Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02101

Job Description:

Temporary Contract, 6 Months

The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for a wide variety of coordination activities within the department. Activities typically consist of well-defined support tasks that are performed independently as well as projects of increased complexity completed under close supervision.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides logistics support including coordination and prioritization of planned shipments as well as shipment tracking and troubling shooting distribution related issues
  • Coordinates with external contract manufacturing partners for the collection and review of inventory reports for Vertex materials. Prepares Vertex inventory summaries as required
  • Works with senior Supply Chain and Quality staff to conduct transactions for material creation, movement and use in Vertex's material management software system
  • Ensures completion and tracking of supply chain supply-related documentation
  • Assists with issues affecting the development of production and inventory plans
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of relationships with third-party suppliers
  • Responsible for handling accountability and destruction of rejected, returned or unusable materials
  • Assists senior Supply Chain and Finance staff tracking supply chain activities and contracts
  • Takes full responsibility within scope of the position and/or materials or projects managed to work with various cross-functional groups (such as Quality, Tech Ops, Regulatory, suppliers, etc.) to proactively and collaboratively resolve issues that may block the timely flow of materials or projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Technical and Communication Skills
  • Displays ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast paced environment
  • Possesses strong organization skills
  • Possesses ability to work well both independently and in a team setting
  • Detail oriented
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist in the execution of projects of diverse scope and complexity

Preferred Education
  • B.S. degree (or equivalent experience) and 0-2 years of work experience
  • A.A./A.S and 1-2 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry