Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted by: David Walko
16 Apr


Jersey City, NJ, USA
Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented Director, Supply Chain. In this role you will oversee the supply network and associated inventories to support all product requirements; develop supply plans for all phases of clinical and commercial planning and processes (transportation of product for the U.S. and Canada and work with ex-U.S. manufacturer of supplies; ensure sufficient supply and planning.

KEYS TO ROLE: Vaccines exp., Hands on and strong Pharmaceutical Logistics/ Outward US Supply Chain, 3PL, Cold-Chain, SAP, etc.

In this role, you will...
• Contribute in a highly collaborative manner in a fast-paced environment
• Maintain budget for supply chain operations
• Establishes and executes Supply Chain Master Plan over multiple locations and
• Collaborate and oversee the development of demand and aggregate forecasts
• Ensure batch release dates are properly prioritized for manufacturing, packaging and labeling timelines
• Develop, formally documents, implements and manages supply chain strategies and processes Ensures all supply chain strategies and processes are in compliance with company policies, procedures and applicable regulatory authority directives and regulations
• Ensures supply chain compliance to GMP documentation requirements and training
• Lead and/or participate in the selection process of vendors. Leads co-negotiation of agreements with key partners
• On-board and manage relationships with vendors, including the establishment of
agreements, quotes, purchase orders and invoicing
• Create, maintain and ensure compliance of Supply Chain related SOPs
• Facilitate group training involving initiatives by FDA and other applicable regulatory authorities related to supply chain and documentation
• Provide oversight for importation/exportation compliance of labeled supplies to the appropriate drug depot and subsequent shipment to the clinical sites (as required)
• Work on government reporting of chargebacks and trade units sold per month

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Desired Skills & Experience


• Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical/biotech supply chain or similar major
• MBA preferred
• Requires a minimum of 10 to 15 years of experience in Supply Chain Operations in pharmaceuticals or bio-pharmaceuticals.
• At least 5 years of experience in management with at least 3 years of experience managing operations in an outsourced manufacturing environment.
• Experience with “cold chain”, 3 PL partners and Specialty Pharmacies is preferred.
• In-depth knowledge of planning/scheduling, purchasing, inventory management, logistics, GMPs, cGCPs, GDPs, and other relevant regulations in U.S.
• Bias for action and sense of urgency.
• Strong skills in leadership, communication, project management, and budget management.
• Willingness to travel up to 25 percent domestically and internationally.

Please note: This is simply an overview and not a complete list of all duties that might be required.

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