Director, Commercial Supply Chain

Palo Alto, CA, United States
Nov 07, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
who you are

The Director of Commercial Supply Chain is a strong leader with an extensive background in pharmaceutical supply chain and distribution strategy, optimization and management for commercial products. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational and communication skills. The primary responsibilities of this position are to ensure effective supply chain preparation for and execution of product launch and commercialization. This Director will be responsible for managing all finished product including planning, analysis and projections, procurement, shipping, storage and distribution for commercial supply chain. This position requires a strong background in leading teams, and communicating with internal customers, contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) and distribution vendors outside of the company.

  • Lead all strategic and tactical planning and communication at Eidos for building and maintaining commercial supply chains
  • Manage all import, export, brokerage, storage and transportation for commercial drug substance and drug product
  • Lead a cross-functional team to select a 3PL and set up the logistics network
  • Act as the lead Eidos contact for all demand planning and projections for commercial material
  • Monitor, optimize and track global inventory and distribution of commercial materials
  • Coordinate and collaborate with partners, CMOs, suppliers and internal company teams to ensure production timelines are met
  • Act as lead contact for all external companies and organizations involved in material inventory / distribution
  • Set up and lead the cross-functional Sales and Operations Planning team
  • Work closely with Eidos Manufacturing, Quality and Regulatory groups to align activities and help assure product integrity and regulatory compliance
  • Build a commercial supply chain infrastructure, including implementation of an inventory management system and a robust track and trace system
  • Develop, communicate and implement contingency plans for unplanned events
  • Moderate travel to communicate with contractors and partners

education, experience & skills requirements:
  • B.S./B.A. in science, engineering, business operations or related fields
  • At least 15 years working in a highly regulated technical industry, including at least 10 years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in leading globally outsourced pharmaceutical supply chain and distribution activities
  • Experience in managing supply chain and distribution strategies
  • Experience in leading the effective preparation for commercial launch of pharmaceutical products and in assuring proactive planning and reliable execution of commercial pharmaceutical product supply throughout the product life cycle
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Individual must be detail oriented and have strong prioritization skills
  • Experience managing groups outside the company (external contractors) preferred
  • High proficiency with databases, ERP systems and customary computer-based planning tools required
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project etc.)
  • Successful experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Passionate about finding ways to cure rare diseases
  • Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty
  • Embraces the BridgeBio core values: 1. Put patients first; 2. Think independently; 3. Be radically transparent; 4. Every minute counts; and 5. Let science speak

what we offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion - with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so