Supply Chain Intern

Durham, NC, United States
Jan 27, 2021
Bio NC
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Supply Chain Intern will support the sourcing, analytical, and planning pillars of the Supply Chain Management team by helping to design and implement an electronic inventory management system and helping to identify optimization opportunities in our clinical trial logistics strategy. In addition, this role will support development of supply agreements, contract management, RFP (Request for Proposal) analysis, supply chain metrics, and other day-to-day supply chain activities.

This position is a full-time internship, working 40 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks in the summer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.
  • Support design and implementation of an electronic Inventory management system
  • Analyze historical shipment data to Identify optimization opportunities for clinical shipments, recommend overages required per shipment, identify optimal number of shipments to plan for a Ph. 1 and Ph. 2a study, and recommend improvements to the current design of clinical logistics
  • Support RFP (Request for Proposal) process by leveraging cost modeling or purchase price analysis
  • Support the development of supply agreement contracts or master service agreements for critical suppliers, and support contract renewals
  • Develop recommendations on which metrics we should pursue and how to obtain the data
  • Develop analytical models to support maintaining recommended metrics
  • Conduct market research to support identification of dual sources for critical raw materials
  • Perform spend analytics to identify areas of focus for strategic sourcing and cost savings


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.
  • Currently pursuing an MBA or graduate degree in Industrial Engineering or other graduate level degree related to the Biotech-pharma or gene therapy industries with an interest in Supply Chain
  • Prior experience or interest within a sourcing, materials management, planning, logistics or supply chain related function; industry experience preferred but not required
  • Skilled in Data analytics leveraging advanced excel analytics and/or Tableau type software with the ability to develop data dashboards to translate deep data sets into meaningful metrics and visual representations
  • Ability to develop and augment data sets via aggregation of multiple disparate data sources.

  • This is a primarily office-based position associated with the main headquarters in downtown Durham, NC. For the time being, this role will be able to function remotely in accordance with company safety guidelines throughout the duration of the pandemic but is subject to change as needed.

Precision BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTIL), is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving life (DTIL) with its novel and proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform. This isnt just a statement supporting the products that were developing its a statement that speaks to our collective desire to do our part in improving the lives of those around us. ARCUS is a highly specific and versatile genome editing platform designed with therapeutic safety, delivery, and control in mind. Using ARCUS, Precision is developing allogeneic CAR T and in vivo gene correction therapies for cancer and genetic diseases. Our team includes pioneers in genome editing, leaders in business, and a full staff of talented and committed people who are excited to be a part of medical and scientific breakthroughs. For additional information, please visit www.

Precision BioSciences actively fosters an inclusive environment to ensure we attract and retain the best talent; we value diversity of life experiences and perspectives; and we encourage innovation in pursuit of our mission. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Precision BioSciences complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.