Senior Supply Chain Specialist

Employer
Kite Pharma
Location
El Segundo, CA, United States
Posted
Sep 27, 2020
Ref
R0015572
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

  • Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.

    We are seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Senior Supply Chain Specialist.

    Job Description:

    Possesses good planning and organizational skills coupled with strong communication, time management skills and aptitude for working with computer systems to plan and manage supply chain requirements.

    Demonstrates an in depth understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards along with an in depth knowledge of industry practices.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills and problem-solving capability.

    Up-to-date knowledge of business operating systems, DRP, production scheduling, Oracle/DB2/Access databases, and Excel, its uses and functions, and business need's and developments.

    Able to develop solutions to a wide range of moderately complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.

    Proficient in ERP system software, with emphasis in the Operations / Supply Chain functionality.

    Knowledgeable in cGMP operations functionality.

    Specific Education & Experience Requirements:

    5+ years of relevant experience in related field and a BS or BA; or

    3+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA/MS; or

    3+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA.

    Specific Job Responsibilities:

    Works on problems of a diverse scope, where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of identifiable factors.

    Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

    Provides global business process, data flow, and documentation support. Develops and implements appropriate business documentation.

    Provides supervision, technical support, training and guidance to less experienced colleagues. Plans daily tasks, prioritizes and schedules activities.

    Contributes to the development of complex new concepts, techniques, and standards.

    Work across organizational, cultural and geographic boundaries to optimize company strategic results.

    Ensures GMP compliance and safe work practices, including current and correct SOPs.

    Analyzes systems and processes and impact on business performance. Develops tools needed to support division Center of Excellence Service Teams action.

    Introduces and integrates new technologies and/or new processes, as needed. Supports and develops inventory level tactics to support business goals.

    May assist in the development of operational functional requirements and business process flow architecture of ERP functions and features, in support of Gilead's existing and future business plans.

    Assists with the preparation of project plans, and manages projects to successful and timely completion.

    Supports the execution of supply chain planning initiatives to achieve departmental targets.

    Reviews and approves non-routine documents, or documents affecting budgets or timelines, such as work orders, contracts, purchase orders, material transfer requests.

    Uses approved methods to make decisions in line with company goals and objectives, e.g. transfer or delivery of inventory, production and purchasing schedules, selection of suppliers.


Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com. Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma.

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