Manager, Supply Chain

Job Description This position requires industry knowledge and experience to perform the job tasks that are critical to support the increasing complexity of supply chain operations. This will be a buyer/planner role that will be crucial to the successful implementation of an S&OE program that has an objective to create a stable and reliable supply chain through San Dimas/ La Verne, that is aligned with the S&OP process. Essential Functions: Works on problems of a moderately complex scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Manages operations and may manage tasks and performance of assigned group of staff in the Supply Chain department, in accordance with the budget. If responsible for personnel management, selects, develops and evaluates staff to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Responsible for implementing and providing input to the planning of activities related to the material purchase, material control, inventory control, and shipping/receiving and stores functions, in support of Gilead's existing and future business plans. Works on material schedules and coordinates the efficient movement of materials with production and engineering. Provides business solutions in support of Supply Chain planning. Maintains and assists with the implementation of Supply Chain policies, procedures, techniques, standards, and systems. Contributes to the development of complex new concepts, techniques and standards. Assists with the preparation of project plans and manages projects to successful and timely completion. Provides expertise to the team and functional areas to anticipate and identify complex project issues which pose a challenge to achieving strategic goals. Reviews and assists with planning requirements for business operations. Acts as an advisor to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems. Supports the execution of supply chain planning initiatives to achieve departmental targets. Develops and maintains documentation to reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of department activities. Simplifies externally-facing documentation to the benefit of customers. Assists in the review and editing of complex regulatory documents. Analyzes systems and processes and impact on business performance. Develops tools needed to support division Center of Excellence Service Teams action. Frequently collaborates with other departments, to ensure functional area resources are sufficient to achieve project goals and objectives. Provides department management with the coordination of activities and resolution of issues and potential problems related to production planning, procurement, and material management, making or recommending appropriate decisions consistent with strategic direction. Implements and maintains material control systems, policies, processes and procedures ensuring that a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Ensures the alignment of the materials management strategy with the business strategies driving demand, finance and manufacturing. Ensures that personnel, equipment, material and services are provided as needed to maintain acceptable inventory levels. Coordinates interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and Contract Administration. Provides expertise and guidance in establishment and maintenance of the production control system. May serve as liaison between the company and the various governmental agencies. Directly interfaces with regulatory agencies as required. Reviews, approves and/or implements changes to controlled documents as needed. Develops new applications for the department, based on professional principles and theories. Knowledge, Experience & Skills: 7+ years of relevant experience in related field and a BS or BA; or 5+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA Experience in pharmaceutical operations/cGMP environment highly desirable. Able to develop solutions to a wide range of moderately complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Demonstrates good planning and organizational skills coupled with strong time management skills. Has an aptitude for working with computer systems to plan and manage supply chain requirements. Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills. Demonstrates up-to-date knowledge of business operating systems, distribution requirements planning, production scheduling, Oracle/DB2/Access databases and Microsoft applications (e.g., Excel) as relates to business needs. Proficiency in ERP system software, with emphasis on Operations/Supply Chain functionality. Purchasing Scheduling techniques Material requirements planning #LI-JS1 R0005385
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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