Supply Chain Planning Manager

94520, Concord
Jun 29, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Manage forecasting, planning, purchasing and inventory to meet customer and company requirements for clinical trials.


  • Manage forecasting, planning, purchasing and inventory requirements for clinical trials
  • Collaborate with Clinical Trial Ops team on global forecasting and capacity plans with suppliers
  • Run MRP and analyze raw material and FG inventory requirements
  • Create purchase orders to replenish inventory based on business rules
  • Manage 3rd party logistics partner on fulfillment and distribution and cold chain solutions
  • Develop freight matrix to provide cost effective solutions for inbound/outbound freight
  • Create dashboard for KPIs/metrics to manage the performance of suppliers and Operations teams
  • Maintain Oracle Item Master and item attributes
  • Partner with Customer Service and support customer requirements
  • Comply with QMS and SOX requirements
  • Chair cross functional project meetings with Clinical Ops, Finance, CMC, Customer Service, and Quality on routine matters involving new product introductions and general supply chain projects

    Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership with a minimum of 5 – 8 years of experience of planning and inventory management
  • Experience with Oracle ERP and Advanced Planning Solutions (e.g. ASCP, Shelf Life Expiration)
  • Solid logistics experience in import/export, HTS codes, cold chain and dangerous goods shipping
  • Strong understanding of Finance, Operations, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Quality and Administration processes
  • Superb problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with stakeholders on all levels of the business
  • Experience conducting project presentations to executive level management
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Good organizational skills, self-directed, and attentive to detail
  • Strong user of Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or MBA preferred