Supply Chain Planning Lead

Redwood City, CA
Sep 26, 2021
NextGen Bio
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead Supply Chain Planning function at Kriya Therapeutics. The Planning Lead will be responsible for end-to-end supply and production planning of drug substance and drug product for research, pilot and GMP production. The ideal candidate is a team player ready to work with internal colleagues and external suppliers. Join Kriya as we commit to fostering gene therapy innovation.


  • Develop, manage, and execute the Demand and Supply Planning Process.
  • Manage drug substance and drug product inventory to ensure on time supply for all pre-clinical and clinical product requirements.
  • Develop and maintain network capacity and utilization models.
  • Manage demand and supply with 3rd party CMOs and Critical Raw Material Suppliers.
  • Use forecast and demand data to create an integrated production plan.
  • Lead efforts to develop standard operational processes for Master Production Planning and Scheduling.
  • Support the materials planning process.
  • Develop and maintain cost of goods models including raw materials, labor, and overhead allocation.
  • Prepare and/or develop reports with KPIs (key performance indicators) as well as diagnostic measures to measure supply chain performance.


  • Business or Technical Bachelor’s Degree


  • A minimum of 5 years of demand and/or supply chain planning experience preferably in a biotech manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with ERP systems and Planning/Scheduling systems, including Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience working with Excel-based models
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work with all internal departments and external suppliers
  • Self-starter, organized, and motivated team player
  • Knowledge of cGMP regulatory requirements
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred