Project Coordinator

Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
Regular Full-Time


At Cambrex, it’s our people that set us apart. We work locally and have an impact globally. We’re committed to attracting, nurturing and retaining a passionate and talented team of experts in our fast paced and growing company. You will be valued and recognized. We offer an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, generous vacation in your first year, sick time, and retirement savings!

Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal – to improve the quality of life for our customers’ patients across the world.


This Project Coordinator role is a multi-faceted position supporting Project Management and Customer Relationships. Responsibilities include Project Management, Client Coordination, Inventory Management and Intra-Departmental Coordination. This position also supports the Vice President, Supply Chain & project Management.


  • Lead Development Projects from Program Ideation to Commercialization.
  • Lead Inventory Management for all Development Projects including sourcing supplies and monthly cycle counts.
  • Coordinate Customer requirements including – project change of scopes, project plans, project budgets, project progress and required cross functional activities.  
  • Maintain all site Customer Excellence templates.
  • Liaison on Interdepartmental Project activities – including Scheduling, Manufacturing, QC, Warehouse etc.
  • Other duties, as assigned by Manager or Department Head.


  • Project Management – Focus on the Customer – Client Management – Teamwork – Professionalism
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; builds a positive team spirit.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; presents data effectively; able to clearly interpret written information.
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments.
  • Strong customer service focus, teamwork and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to remain sedentary for periods of time as well as move about the manufacturing facility.


  • BA/BS in a related field (science preferred)



  • 5-7 years of Pharmaceutical Experience in a Project management, Customer relationship and/or Technical role.
  • Commercial / Business Development Experience is a plus.

Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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