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Stores Technician

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: South Haven, MI, US, 49090

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Band Grade: 8


Job Description


Grace is seeking a Stores Technician for our South Haven Site.  The South Haven Site produces a portfolio of products for the specialty pharmaceutical industries, specifically Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates.  Consisting of a cGMP kilo lab, pilot plant and custom manufacturing at  the commercial volumes, the site is fully equipped to develop and manufacture custom drug intermediates and API’s.

It is the purpose of this position to maintain purchasing and stocking processes, and administrative controls needed to ensure quality materials and services can be provided by the maintenance department to the facility.  The Stores position reports to the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler. Starting wage for this postion $21.52 per hour.


Duties include:

  • Responsible for the procurement and inventory control, including ordering, receiving, issuing, and maintaining inventory records of maintenance material and the preparation of financial reports.
  • Processes purchase requisitions for procurement of capital equipment and materials required for capital projects.
  • Assists managers, engineers and supervisors in preparing their expenditure plans for project materials, tool crib items, and etc.
  • Coordinates personnel assigned to the material control, stockroom, and tool crib sections.
  • Responsible for tool crib operations including procurement, inventory control, and maintenance of tool crib items.
  • Conducts usage analysis and coordinates with supervisors in determining items classified as standard stock inventory, including the determination of minimum and maximum stock balances.
  • Coordinates with supervisors in determining tool crib requirements, including specific tool crib items, quantities, and locations for issuance.
  • Assists the maintenance manager in preparation of the annual budget for maintenance materials.
  • Prepares and administers the budgets for the material control, stock room and tool crib sections.
  • Conducts material analysis studies, prepares special reports, and performs other duties as assigned.



Education, Skills and Experience

  • High school diploma is required.
  • 2 years’ experience in material procurement and inventory control preferred.
  • Good understanding of SAP a plus.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to multitask, deal with vendors and customers in a positive setting.
  • Good computer skills required.  #INDEED, #WRGRACE


US Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

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