Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Under close supervision, primarily responsible for documenting inventory by recording additions, disbursements, adjustments, losses and removal of items. Prepares inventory reports by collecting and analyzing information on stock usage. Maintains inventory operations by following policies and procedures and reports changes as needed.

Why Avantor?

At Avantor, a Fortune 500 company, we set science in motion to create a better world - it is the mission of our company. Creating a better world also means that we stand firm in our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) foundation and weave it through all we do - from the talent we hire to the programs we offer.

What does Avantor have to offer?
  • Direct hire, full-time work with set schedules
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Dental, Vision, and Medical with prescription insurance
  • Healthcare savings, flexible spending & limited purpose flexible spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off, paid holidays, and short and long-term disability coverage
  • Paid parental leave, 401k, stock purchase options, and tuition assistance
  • Health & Wellness incentives
  • Supportive environment and so much more!

Important Details
  • Location: 1400 McKean Rd, Spring House, PA 19477
  • Schedule: Mon - Fri, day shift
  • Wage: $21.50 per hour
  • Sign-on bonus: $5000, half pays out at 90 days and the second half at 180 days

What does the position do?
  • Associate may be responsible for tasks in inventory management (consumables, chemicals, samples, etc. ) and 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 but not limited to back-order reporting and expediting, direct factory shipments, 3rd party support, managing quotes, document control, records maintenance, and resolving open invoices or pricing issues.
  • Responsible for all customer service related functions including but not limited to: order entry, reporting, maintaining metrics, and cost savings tracking.
  • Performs shipping coordination activities such as shipping customer material, handling routine issues, operating basic warehouse equipment, entering shipping information into the customer computer system, and equipment inspections.
  • Responsible for handling hazardous material and preparing shipping documentation and packaging requirements.
  • Interfaces directly with customer point of contact, purchasing directors, facility directors and plant managers.
  • Responsible for managing consigned, non-consigned, customer owned or 3rd party inventory.
  • Utilizes Avantor and customer computer systems (SAP, Citrix, Intranet, Avantor Inventory Management Systems, ChemSW, and customer specific systems) in fulfillment of job duties.
  • Updating and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What do you need to have? (required)
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Covid vaccinated
  • 2+ years' experience in a customer facing role
  • 1+ year experience handling inventory management/coordination with a solid understanding of shipping, inventory, and purchasing
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Attached resume to job application
  • High level of customer service skills with a professional can do attitude
  • Able to communicate clearly with stakeholders in both written and verbal form
  • Consistent regard for safety, quality and adherence to protocols, policies and procedures
  • Ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Motivated, forward thinking and proactive
  • Physically able to lift 50 lbs. and walk up to 60% of the shift
  • Conform to all company and customer requirements for background checks, health and safety issues, security clearances

What would be nice to have? ( Not required)
  • College degree
  • Spill containment training, IATA, DOT, IMDG and OSHA knowledge and/or experience
  • Cross referencing and inside sales experience
  • Knowledge of scientific products and services

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.

EEO Statement:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. 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 recruiting@avantorsciences.com 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.

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3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:

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.

Spring House, Pennsylvania


More than 13,500 strong, our associates reflect the communities where we live and work, the customers we serve, and possess a diverse range of viewpoints and experiences that help us achieve our mission of setting science in motion to create a better world.

These collective talents and perspectives drive the good we create in the world. That’s why we’re focused on building a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture, developing and retaining talent and empowering our associates to create lasting impact.

Avantor® is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. 

We set science in motion to create a better world.

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