Contract Manufacturing Coordinator

 

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

 

Our pipeline of inoculants is strong, and we expect to commercialize several new strains every year – both fungal and bacterial strains, using different production technologies both upstream and downstream. As we operate in agricultural biotech, our delivery schedule is strongly seasonal; inoculants must be available in quantity and quality for the spring planting season and for winter crops.

 

As the Contract Manufacturing (CMO) Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating the creation and maintenance of all manufacturing-related data in our ERP system including SKUs, structures, work definitions, manufacturing organizations, batch size, and lead times.  You will manage the output of our ERP and schedule and release purchase orders and work orders to our manufacturing partners to produce our microbial solutions.  You will execute all transactions in the ERP to receive finished product and coordinate quality testing and approval with QC.  Finally, you will execute all inventory movements between locations and insure the accuracy of our inventory at the CMOs.  The job is based at our commercial office in Memphis, TN.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Become a “super user” of Indigo’s ERP system where we keep track of orders, deliveries, payments and product inventory

 

Develop work instructions and become proficient in providing input to Master Data team to set up and maintain SKU’s (costs, lead time, batch size, structures, etc), supplier organizations and work definitions

 

Develop skills to effectively use MRP to generate production requirements, create work instructions to release work orders and production orders, and develop KPIs to monitor performance

 

Develop tools to coordinate supply of packaging and labels to CMOs as needed

 

Create a database to coordinate the transport of finished goods and raw materials between CMOs as required and direct shipment to customers as needed and transact movements in Oracle

 

Develop procedures and reports to monitor and maintain inventory of technical grade SYMs at CMOs as directed

 

Competencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Data oriented / analytical
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Highly responsible and driven to succeed
  • Flexibility and availability to travel as needed
  • Customer service oriented
  • Thrives in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience or internships in Manufacturing, Inventory Control or Supply Chain.
  • Experience using an ERP system (especially Oracle) is a plus.
  • BS degree required preferably in Supply Chain or similar discipline.

 

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

 

 

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