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Laboratory Operations Asset and Inventory Associate

Worcester, Massachusetts Req ID 2207491 Category Engineering Division AbbVie

The Laboratory Operations Asset and Inventory Associate supports Science and Technology Biologics Development and Launch in the coordination and scheduling of maintenance activities and inventory support for the Lab Operations team. The Primary Function of the Laboratory Operations Asset and Inventory Associate is to schedule, plan, organize, and monitor performance of all tasks and materials required to ensure that maintenance of equipment and raw materials / consumables inventory meets all customer and operations requirements. They will coordinate the activities of technicians, vendors, support staff, or mechanics in their group(s), along with other required resources and contractors, to ensure that all required scheduled and demand maintenance and calibration is performed and raw materials / consumables inventory is adequate to support the laboratory and customer needs. Some project assignments may be required for laboratory improvements and support. 


  • Schedules resources and personnel to ensure all guidelines and policies are adhered to, and provide adequate customer service. Acts as the primary liaison between maintenance, vendors, support teams and customers.
  • Create work orders for requesting departments.   Makes tactical decisions regarding response time and level of planning based on priority of requested work. Able to prioritize various jobs among different customers.
  • Identifies and leads projects to improve maintenance productivity and work quality. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring maintenance program performance against metrics.
  • Makes decisions about work priority levels, scheduling strategies, cost savings, safety, inventory and vendor performance (where applicable) with minimal supervision from management
  • Supports other departmental (specifically including, but not limited to IS, BTS, Project Engineering, Finance, Purchasing, Facilities, EHS, Maintenance and Metrology) efforts. Specifically provides technical and Computerized Maintenance Management System expertise, including audit, customer, engineering and system support, as requested.
  • Manages stock requirements to ensure adequate supplies for required maintenance and provide technical expertise for stockroom issues, as requested.
  • Manages stock requirements to ensure adequate supplies for raw materials and consumables from third party suppliers (specifically including but not limited to Millipore Sigma, SAFC, Fisher Scientific, Invitrogen, Rainin, Sartorius Stedim, and VWR) and provide technical expertise for stockroom issues, labstock issues, and vendor lead times as requested.
  • Coordinates purchasing requirements (Purchase Order Request, Purchase Orders, p-card, Ariba, and Service Entries) to support budgetary requirements, including processing, review, approval, and monitoring of purchase orders and maintenance requirements as related to maintenance services and inventory.
  • Associates Degree with 1-5 years of relevant experience, or Technical degree with minimum 3-8 years of experience in a craft specific field such as mechanical/electromechanical/calibration/predictive maintenance.
  • Good oral/written communication skills cGLP and Good Documentation Database savvy.
  • Use of Computerized Maintenance Management  System Technical Experience (Engineering, Maintenance, Instrumentation Service, Calibration, and Metrology, etc.) a plus.
Significant Work Activities: N/A
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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