Senior Inventory Coordinator



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Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

The Opportunity:

In this role, you will report to the Territory Manager and will work closely with the Avantor’s Lab and Production Services team of over 1,500 on- and off-site expert personnel – and our customers – to perform customized, mission-based lab work and research protocols that help return time back to science.

Location: Worcester, MA

Schedule: Mon - Fri, ~7 am – 3:30 pm


  • Health and Wellness: Medical, Dental, Vision and Wellness programs (eligible for medical coverage on day 1)

  • Time Off: Paid Time Off (PTO), and Company paid holidays,

  • Financial Well Being: Spending Accounts: Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), commuter benefits, 401(k), tuition assistance, employee stock purchase plan discount,

  • Added Protection Coverage: To include critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident, legal, identity theft protection, pet, auto and home insurance,

  • Recognition: Celebrate your peers and earn points to redeem on gifts and products.

What we’re looking for:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.

  • 2+ years’ experience in material handling, inventory replenishment, and/or customer service required.

  • Skilled with Microsoft Suite including Excel required.

  • Inventory management experience strongly desired.

  • Excellent customer service skills while displaying a professional can-do demeanor.

  • Clear and effective communication; both written and verbal and with internal and external collaborators.

  • Proactive thinking with the ability to self-manage, self-motivate, prioritize tasks, and meet goals.

  • Able to lift 50 lbs. required.

  • Conform to all company and customer requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, and security clearances.

  • High regard for safety, quality and adherence to protocols, policies, and procedures.

  • Understanding and experience in shipping, and/or purchasing desired.

  • Knowledge of scientific products and services desired.

  • Chemical handling experience desired.

  • Spill containment training, IATA, DOT, IMDG and OSHA Right to Know knowledge desired.

  • Cross referencing and/or inside sales experience desired.

How you will thrive and create an impact:

Avantor’s Lab and Production Services team is a crucial part of the Avantor Services group serving over 500 customers in biopharma, pharmaceutical, educational, industrial, and high-tech industries with customizable, flexible solutions and end-to-end laboratory operations support.

In this role you will:

  • Associate will handle tasks in inventory management (consumables, chemicals, samples, etc.), accurate inventory control, processing requests leading to inventory movement on and off site and, fulfilling customer metric reporting.

  • Performs inventory management related functions such as monitoring slow moving and dead inventory, conduct cycle counting, yearly physical inventories, and reporting.

  • Provides daily customer service functions and communicates with the customer relative to inventory management.

  • Purchasing functions including back-order reporting and expediting outstanding orders with customer service.

  • Responsible for all customer service-related functions including order entry, reporting, maintaining metrics, and cost savings tracking.

  • Distribution of inbound material (including perishable time/temperature critical items) to end users and point of use locations within the customer’s facility.

  • Operating basic warehouse equipment (carts, pallet jacks, hand trucks, etc.).

  • Running consigned, non-consigned, customer owned or 3rd party inventory.

  • Uses Avantor and customer computer systems (SAP, Intranet, Avantor Inventory Management Systems, MS Office Suite, and customer specific systems)

  • Chips into program to help increase efficiencies and solve problems.

  • Desktop delivery of inbound packages to customer contacts.

  • Updating and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Other duties as assigned.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Why Avantor?

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.

The work we do changes people's lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom's voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.

We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today!

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision.

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By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

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