Verona, WI 
Posted 13 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description


Coating Place, Inc. has been in the contract manufacturing industry for over 40 years. Our continued goal to provide the highest quality Wurster processing has kept us at the forefront of the “fluid bed micro-encapsulation” market. Our company mission helps us to maintain this focus.
“Coating Place is an established pharmaceutical contract manufacturer specializing in Wurster fluid bed processing and delivery system development. We provide our customers with modified and extended release bulk active products through innovative development and manufacturing capabilities with an integrated quality philosophy.”
It is our mission to continue urging the next generation, candidates like you, into these fields and further expand the capabilities of the industry through their capabilities. 

Coating Place is a stable and growing company that offers a friendly work environment and an incredibly competitive benefits package including: health, dental, and vision insurance, a generous paid time off program to help balance work and personal life, and pre-tax 401(k) and after-tax Roth 401(k) contribution options with the company matching up to 5% of gross wages that is 100% vested at the time it is added to the employee’s account. 

Position Overview:
The Buyer/Planner is responsible for procuring laboratory supplies, MRO items, raw materials, and other items required for company operation.  The Buyer/Planner will additionally work to develop process improvements and manage costs.  The Buyer/Planner will help various supply chain functions, such as monthly reports, shipping paperwork, cycle counting, and other duties as needed.

Following initial training, the Buyer/Planner is expected to independently perform all routine assignments while following established practices, policies, and procedures per assigned work schedule.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Purchasing Activity
    • Laboratory and office supply orders
    • Order and Source MRO items
    • Plan and order raw material for manufacturing
    • Works with Formulations, Quality Control, and Quality Assurance Departments on the qualification and documentation of new raw materials
    • Negotiate and manage costs with suppliers
    • Responsible for ensuring all materials, PPE, and other consumable items are on hand for manufacturing
    • Review and set safety stock
  • Customer Service
    • Primary contact with client for ongoing commercial products
    • Run and send monthly reports to clients
  • Shipping Activity:
    • Work with Supply Chain Manager to organize finished good client shipments including dates, documentation, and special shipping requests
  • Regulatory:
    • Ensures compliance with SOPs and regulations governing material procurement
    • Update SOP’s as necessary.
  • Follows all CPI safety practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education/Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree, or Certificates preferred; experience may be substituted.
  • Thorough understanding of material flows in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Understanding of purchasing norms.
  • Strong interpersonal communication.
  • Strong computer skills regarding ERP and the Office Suite.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to read, write (legibly), and speak the English language necessary for efficient job performance.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, co-workers, and/or clients.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Our Company:


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
Based on Experience
$1,500 Sign On Bonus! This is an entry level position.
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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