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Senior Director, Integrated Supply Planning

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, CA
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May 22, 2024

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Senior Director, Integrated Supply Planning
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

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description

Senior Director, Supply Chain (Supply Planning) - Foster City, CA Based Role


Able to develop complex concepts, techniques, and standards.
Able to develop solutions to complex problems which require an in depth degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovativeness.
Challenges are frequently unique and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions, which affect the entire organization.
Recommends organizational objectives and interprets company policies. Must have in-depth expertise in EU and international cGMPs.
Able to interpret, execute, and recommend modifications to department policies.
Demonstrates effective communication skills and the ability to deal across several multi-national agencies, sites and organizations.
Specific Education & Experience Requirements:
14+ years of relevant experience in related field and a BS or BA; or
12+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA.
Specific Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for developing and directing the overall strategy of the production planning, purchasing, material control, inventory control and shipping/receiving functions.
May develop and implement Supply Chain strategy for multi-country regions.
Coordinates the activities of department management, and provides direction and assistance on resolution of complex issues, compliance issues and potential problems related to production planning and material management.
Makes or recommends appropriate decisions consistent with strategic direction.
Ensures that personnel, equipment, material and services are provided as needed to maintain acceptable inventory levels.
Implements and maintains material control systems, policies, processes and procedures, ensuring a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.
Provides expertise and guidance in establishment and maintenance of the production control system.
Serves as liaison between the company and the various governmental agencies. Directly interfaces with regulatory agencies as required.
Coordinates interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and Contract Administration.
Reviews, approves and/or implements changes to controlled documents as needed.
Develops and approves new applications based on professional principles and theories, with a view to broader cross-functional implications.
Aligns resources, prioritizes strategies, establishes targets, and implements cost-out initiatives with Global demands.
Drives SOP process that is integrated with global processes and timelines.
May establish standards, policies, and key vendor relationships/ partnerships within the region of responsibility.

The salary range for this position is: $237,660.00 - $307,560.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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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. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

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