Associate Manager, Supply Chain Planning

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Associate Manager is responsible for providing leadership for the Supply Integration, Supply Networks and Supply Products teams. This position establishes standards and practices for a model supply chain, including developing policies, procedures and techniques that are consistent with the strategic IOPS direction and sound principles of supply chain management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• May manage the IPS Process, Demand Planning Process, Supply Planning Process and Continuous Improvement Initiatives.
• Understands and escalates supply risks and constraints across end to end program networks.
• Guides alignment with internal and external manufacturing stakeholders to develop production plans, including partners and collaborators.
• May be responsible for managing forecasting and demand intake activities associated with clinical, commercial and independent demand.
• Works with cross-functional teams to ensure effective and disciplined planning of materials to meet requirements as defined by program development (commercial, clinical and independent) by consistently achieving customer orders.
• Actively seeks creative supply solutions to optimize Supply Chain Planning.
• Supports compliance activities for Supply Chain.
• Drives continuous improvement initiatives and enhances Supply Chain Planning process development by communicating performance standards, developing joint improvement initiatives and actively soliciting formal feedback.
• Creates and publishes metrics to evaluate overall plan/process effectiveness that drive positive results, get to root cause and support annual IOPS objectives.
• Maintains awareness of current industry standards, trends and practices.
• Adds value to Planning and Supply Chain management team.
• Approaches business challenges from a macro perspective, resolves strategic issues effectively and supports the Supply Chain leadership team by providing timely analysis of tactical operations and long-term strategic needs.
• Provides leadership and works collaboratively with other functions within Regeneron to prepare IOPS for the future and secure daily activities.
• Assists with regular operational meetings, goal setting and mid-year/year-end reporting.
• Represents as needed or performs other activities as required by the business.
• Provides coaching to direct reports, including employee development plans.
• Fosters a healthy work environment where employees feel valued and respected.
• Embraces and promotes the Regeneron Way.
• The position can require domestic U.S. travel and potential international travel approximately up to 10% of the time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Previous experience in planning, drug development, performance metrics and project management.
• Ability to manage multiple, complex projects and changing priorities, work extended hours when required, make sound decisions under pressure and work effectively in a team environment.
• Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Oracle and Access Database.
• Excellent time management, organizational skills and written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to motivate and lead a team and supervise and coach staff.
• Experience with interviewing, hiring, training, coaching and disciplinary actions.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate details clearly and effectively.
• Attention to detail, fact-based, self-motivated and ability to work under pressure.
• Strong working knowledge of supply chain management at both the development stage for clinical supplies as well as at the commercial stage preferred.
• Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement knowledge a plus.

Education and Experience
• Associate Manager: Requires Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Science background and 6 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Master's degree a plus.
• Pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience a plus.
• GMP regulated experience a plus.
• APICS or other related purchasing certifications a plus.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.