Production Logistics Coördinator 3-shifts

  • Breda
  • MBO 1/2
  • Salary indication €11.50-17.29
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Fulltime
  • #1AV0057307

About the job

Do you love working in an international environment, Do you enjoy being the connector between departments? Do you thrive in a dynamic workplace? Then do not hesitate and keep on reading!

We are looking for a production logistics coordinator for an international pharmaceutical company in Breda. The position is fulltime and is structured in 3 shifts. The contract is for one year with an option for extension in based on your performance and the available workload.

The Production Logistics Coordinator (PLC) role houses right within the heart of Site Operations. You’re part of a Material Handling Group that bridges the Warehouse and Production departments. This group ensures flawless and reliable supply of 10+ different Production Lines, as well as making sure that produced finished product are routed to the Warehouse for storage.

As PLC, you will be responsible for your own dedicated processes and area. You are a key-resource in ensuring reliable execution of the primary Drug-Product production process. You are an active individual that likes to roll up the sleeves, get things done and gets energy by seeing the physical results of you and your teams’ daily contributions.

There are two main processes that a PLC executes daily; Prepping and Goods Movements.

1) Prepping: All verification- and preparation steps that take place prior to starting the primary production process on the lines. These activities are executed in a dedicated centralized preparation area within the production hall.
Role specific tasks:

  • Preparing of picked Production Orders (POs) for the execution of production runs on all lines; verifying of picked materials for correctness, identity and quality. Entering data from the SAP Warehouse Management system into the PAS|X Manufacturing Execution System.
  • Ensuring safety & quality (product/materials) to prevent any downstream impacts during the production process.

2) Goods Movements: All physical material & product flows in- and out of the Production department. Making sure that all needed materials are delivered On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) to the lines, as well as retrieving and moving all line-output back into the Warehouse for storage.
Role specific tasks:

  • Bringing picked & staged POs from the Warehouse into the Production centralized preparation area.
  • Bringing Kanban (consumable) materials from the Warehouse into Production, supplying the different lines individually (e.g. pallets, totes, boxes, tape, etc.).
  • Bringing segregated empty waste containers from Warehouse into Production, supplying the different lines individually.
  • Retrieving produced Finished- or Labeled Drug Product (FDP/LDP) from the different lines and moving them into the Warehouse for storage.
  • Retrieving left-over (non-consumed) materials from finished POs out of the different lines individually and moving them into the Warehouse for storage.
  • Retrieving full production waste containers from the different lines and moving them into the Warehouse for processing.

Other tasks (non-standard, but possible):

  • Supporting the Warehouse Picking Team.
  • Supporting Production Line Teams within the lines.

Job requirements

Minimum requirements & qualifications:

  • High school degree;
  • Fluent English language skills (spoken and written);
  • Good Dutch language skills (spoken and written);
  • Quality focused mindset and accuracy;
  • Ability and personal preference for a physically active role.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Level of working and thinking that equals MBO (secondary vocational) education.
  • Relevant work experience in a Production and/or Logistics/Warehousing role.
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical environment or another highly regulated industry (chemical, food).
  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems and Warehouse Management Systems.

About the company

The organization discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, the organization was one of the first companies to realize the new sciences promise by bringing safe and effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. The company's therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, the organization remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people’s lives. The mission of the organization is to help patients. Every day they work to improve the lives of seriously ill people. They do this through groundbreaking scientific research, the development of effective medicines and their focus on the outcome of treatment.

What we offer

  • A chance to work within an International Environment;
  • You will start with a contract for 1 year, which will be extended if your performance is good and if there's sufficient workload;
  • A challenging fulltime position for 40 hours a week;
  • Working in 3 shifts with a shift allowance of 31.1% on top of your hourly rate;
  • A salary of between €2.000,- and €2.200,- gross per month, based on experience and knowledge (€11,50 hourly rate)

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