Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Inventory Control Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Inventory Control Analyst


JR000009404 Inventory Control Analyst (Open)


Webster Groves (Pharma) - USA038

Additional Locations

St. Louis, MO

Job Description


This person will report into the Solid State Chemistry Group within the Center for Analytical Research (CAR). They will be primarily responsible for coordinating the day-to-day handling and documentation of controlled substances and other chemicals or reagents used by Pharmaceutical R&D personnel at the Webster Groves – Mallinckrodt/SpecGx site. They will also be expected to spend approximately 20% of their time working in the lab, where they will receive training in the area of Solid State chemistry.

Essential Functions

  • Tracks R&D controlled samples in and out of inventory

  • Enters transactions into a secure database

  • Performs Stability sampling from chambers as needed

  • Provides training on sample log out procedures

  • Gathers data from database(s) for various reporting requirements

  • Coordinates all controlled substance inventories

  • Analyzes inventory and coordinates with scientists for destruction of material

  • Updates SOPs as needed and works closely with internal Security and Controlled Substance Compliace groups

  • Manages and monitors satellite storage locations

  • Performs Solid State chemistry testing on pharmaceutical drug substances and drug products.

  • Assists regulatory groups with audits

  • Receives and ships chemicals for R&D Labs

  • On call for stability chamber issues

  • Manages chamber monitoring equipment

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

Minimum Requirements

Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelors in science related field (e.g. Chemistry, Chemical Technology) required.

  • Knowledge of general lab procedures (e.g. using lab balances, notebooks/logbooks and documentation) is required. Prior experience working in a lab environment would be highly beneficial.

  • Familiarity with cGMP and DEA guidelines is preferred, prior experience tracking/monitoring chemicals, and knowledge of inventory systems would be highly beneficial.


  • Strong organizational and documentation skills

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic

  • Able to operate with limited supervision

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

Organizational Relationship/Scope:

Reports to manager of Solid-State Characterization group in the Center for Analytical Research (CAR) department.

Working Conditions:

The laboratory facility is air conditioned and environmentally controlled. Employees are required to wear eye protection and lab coats. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 lbs., and may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Mallinckrodt is a global specialty pharmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing.

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