Supply Chain Manager

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  • Experience in starting up Supply Chain Functions, including implementing inventory control systems, in cGMP environment.       

  •  A general understanding of GMPs, CFRs, and the processes involved in manufacturing API and Drug Product.

  •  Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects.

  • Strong leadership ability, having successfully led projects, teams, and/or operational units.       

  • Proven experience in building strong teams and motivating and empowering coworkers/team members is essential.     

  •  A general understanding of ERP systems and be able to perform basic financial calculations.

  •  Experience supervising or managing personnel.

  •  Build and lead the Supply Chain team.


  • Coordinate storage and logistics of drug substance, drug product, samples, components and waste flows in the supply chain,

  • both domestic and international. Establish warehousing policies and procedures. Implement system for materials tracking and production planning.

  • Create and implement a Supply Chain risk assessment and remediation plan. Assist finance with building COGS models. P/L review.

  • Able to create and manage product and project budgets with minimal oversight. May manage total budget spend of several million dollars. Previous budget responsibility preferred.

  • Facilitates product through supply chain (Raw Materials, API, Finished Goods). Minimizes disruptions to product supply while       maintaining quality and cost targets.

  • Interacts with and influences stakeholders at equivalent of higher grade levels in Finance, Marketing, QA, QC, RA, Legal, Bus Dev, etc. Understands cGMP’s related to the manufacture of biopharmaceutical products.

  • Expected to routinely make complex and timely decisions, within reason, with minimal direction from management.      

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibility and authority include: interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, directing, monitoring and appraising performance, mentoring, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, resolving problems and issues. 

  • The employee performs office and operations including computer usage. Employee will be in a warehouse, shipping and/or receiving area regularly.

  • Create and execute sourcing strategies for contract manufacturing third parties.


  • BA/BS degree required. MBA or Masters in Operations, Finance, or IT preferred.

  •  5+ years in a manufacturing and/or supply chain management roleof progressively increasing responsibility preferably in the pharmaceutical, biotech,or medical device industry.

  • Experience setting up new inventory management systems