Supply Chain Specialist IV- Clinical Supply Chain

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Ref
2667412
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Supply Chain Specialist IV- Clinical Supply Chain
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Job Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Responsible for managing supplies for dynamic clinical studies associated with multiple clinical development programs across the lifecycle of the programs (Phase 1, 2, 3 and Late Phase).
  • Supports end -to-end clinical supply responsibilities including but not limited to protocol interpretation, demand planning, supply planning, distribution, inventory management, label generation and planning and execution of labeling operations at partner contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs).
  • Supports clinical material supply and materials management operational tasks related to on-going and new clinical trials.
  • Coordinates and monitors daily clinical drug shipments at various contract depots.
  • Monitors clinical shipments to ensure timely deliveries and resolve any shipping related issues.
  • Enters clinical supply information in GILDA including part number, lot number, depot location and quantities.
  • Coordinates drug returns for re-distribution and for disposal activities with contract depots.
  • Reviews inventory report for quantity, lot status, expiration dates. Rebalances depot inventories when needed.
  • Investigates and resolves inventory discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates domestic and international shipments to ensure Gilead SOPs are followed at contractor facilities.
  • Completes daily inventory transactions including stock transfers, sales orders, work orders, inventory adjustments and disposals.
  • Reviews and revises departmental SOPs to streamline and to improve current practices.
  • Manages clinical trials independently, working closely with Clinical, Collaborators and Investigators, and clinical Packaging/Labeling group to ensure adequate clinical materials are available for ongoing or new clinical trials.
  • Works on non-routine problems and schedules meetings to communicate changes.


Education and Experience:
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of relevant experience and a Master's degree.
  • Degrees in the sciences preferred


We offer you the opportunity to work within a culture of highly motivated, talented individuals who are dedicated to the company's mission. Each job provides wide-ranging responsibilities due to our cross-functional organizational structure and leadership style, which ensures that everyone is engaged, committed and accountable

We are looking for individuals from diverse backgrounds who want to work together and support each other to help make a real difference in the lives of patients - people who thrive on performing well within a challenging and fast-paced environment, living our core values of Integrity (always doing the right thing), Teamwork (collaborating in good faith), Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability), Accountability (taking personal responsibility) and Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity).


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