Supply Chain Manager

Emeryville, CA, United States
Oct 15, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Responsible for coordinating and supporting SCM strategy in North America, for demand and supply planning, procurement, manufacturing, and packaging services; Ability to work in a start-up environment with ability to propose new processes and systems. This position is reporting into Head of Supply Chain Management, Americas

  • Supports the S&OP & NPI process by facilitating Global Supply Review (GSR) with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Analyzes inventory levels, inventory positioning, and planned production and sales, R&D as well as coordination of new product launch plans.
  • Creates quarterly annual supply forecasts; Develops and reports department KPI's
  • Identifies relevant risks/ contingency opportunities related to supply chain for a product or products and escalates it to leadership
  • Proven knowledge to manage suppliers and drive new supplier selection processes
  • Facilitates robust communications with RA, Quality, Operations, and site Materials Management organizations relevant to supply issues
  • Maintain timeline for shipments to partners, distributors and customers.
  • Assist in the creation of Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ability of develop a team with increasing responsibilities
  • Knowledge of serialization and master data management
  • Preferred: Thorough knowledge of shipping requirements for domestic and international destinations as they relate to pharmaceutical supply chain, procurement and materials management
  • Preferred: Knowledge of import and export requirement for shipping and receiving of goods

  • Bachelor's Degree (Logistics or Supply Chain preferred) with 13+ years work experience or Masters Degree with 10 years work experience within the life sciences industry (medical devices preferred)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite programs, with intermediate to advanced skills in Excel, Projects and Powerpoint
  • Experience working with DRP, MRP, and ERP systems (SAP is preferred)
  • Strong project Management skills to manage cross-functional teams and drive consensus
  • 5 years inventory planning experience

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in supply chain or equivalent professional certification such as APCIS certification
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
    • Exercises situation appropriate behavior in dealing with others and works effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures
    • Gathers and analyzes information to make decisions without requiring direct management involvement
  • Anticipates issues or problems and takes preventative action
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