Materials Control Associate

MJ Morgan Industrial - Jessup, MD

Job Description:

  • This role is responsible for supporting the overall CMP materials control/warehousing operations for a Phase II/III GMP biopharma manufacturing facility. The position requires practical experience and knowledge of a variety of activities such as materials receipt/quarantine/release, logistical support in a manufacturing facility, electronic inventory control and distribution/shipping of products and hazardous material
  • Shift work and/or weekend work may be required at times


  • Conducts reviews of GMP documentation associated with materials control (material specifications, receipt inspection forms, inventory records, item request form)
  •  Assessing the Materials Control operation on a continuing   basis and providing recommendations for improvement is encouraged
  • Generation of GMP documentation (SOPs, etc.) is expected
  • Will participate in the receipt of all GMP materials = rectify discrepancies, matching vendors' documentation against Parag requirements (GMP and accounting). Initiates appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Will distribute materials for GMP operations following approved procedures. This includes assisting in the reconciliation of all GMP materials at the conclusion of client campaigns
  • Will be shipping client product to predetermined sites in the US and abroad
  • Takes receipt and inventory control of Paragon generated material (cell banks, bulk protein, etc.)
  • Assists with performing internal audits
  • Will participate in regulatory (FDA, EMEA) and client audits/inspections of Paragon and the facility
  • Works under general supervision to meet project goals
  • Works closely with QA to quarantine and release all GMP materials in a timely manner
  • Participation in the organization and cleanliness of the warehouse will be critical 
  • Assists in the training of junior personnel
  • Will work closely with various departments at Paragon and offer assistance as needed, including support for pre-clinical projects

Skills/technical expertise:

  • Good understanding and knowledge of warehousing operations
  • Experience with electronic inventory and purchasing systems; must be computer literate
  • Experience and a thorough understanding in coordination of warehousing activities with manufacturing and other departments (QA, QC) to maintain internal and project schedules 

Education & previous experience:

  • High School Diploma with at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with electronic inventory control systems 
  • Documented training (certification) of hazardous materials
  • Mature professional, capable of independent work 

Posted On: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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