07 October 2021
Assistant Director, Supply Chain-Pharmaceutical

Assistant Director, Supply Chain-Pharmaceutical
  • Global Pharmaceutical Company
  • Strong Footprint in the US
About Our Client
Is a global pharmaceutical company, with a fantastic work environment.

Job Description

The Assistant Director, Supply Chain will be responsible the commercial supply chain and distribution network to include global contract manufacturing, raw material suppliers, packaging vendors and cross-functional oversight of US third party logistics (3PL) vendors. The Assistant Director, Supply Chain will have the following day to day responsibilities:
  • Partner with drug development, quality and cross-functional leadership to ensure that the product distribution system and commercial supply agreements are established and ready to support product launches and ongoing supply
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of long-term supply chain and distribution strategy including establishment of necessary company infrastructure, procedures, policies and budgets
  • On-time manufacturing and delivery of trade and sample products to the 3PL distributor and sales reps, avoids product stock-outs, and ensure sufficient safety stock inventory at all times
  • Coordinate manufacturing plans and evaluate supply chain redundancy needs, ensuring that necessary product manufacturing and distribution backup resources are in place to avoid failure of supply or distribution to the marketplace in the event of a supply chain disruption
  • Develop strategic business plans, supply chain continuity and maintain budgets for the supply chain function
  • Implementation of and ongoing compliance with DSCSA serialization requirements
  • Sets company standards for the establishment of distribution practices and provides guidance for monitoring ongoing distribution key performance indicators to ensure the highest level of service is always provided to internal and external customers
  • Promotes best distribution practices with respect to efficiency and cost containment. Meets or exceeds Supply Chain and Distribution performance objectives
  • Acts, as needed, to quickly implement corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) in the event of a Manufacturing or Distribution incident, Serious Adverse Event or Recall
  • Oversee global logistics, product packaging for shipment and material movements
  • Participate in product development teams
  • Manage budget and spending in line with organizational goals
The Successful Applicant

  • BS degree in supply chain, logistics or related field highly preferred
  • 10 years of experience in supply chain and logistics roles in the pharmaceutical industry
  • 5 years of experience in global pharmaceutical product supply chain and distribution system. Experience with cold chain distribution experience preferred
  • Track record in managing third-party manufacturing operations, logistics and supply chain functions
  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, GDP and DSCSA product serialization requirements.
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP computerized control systems, inventory control methods, and distribution standard operating procedures.

  • Competitive annual base salary
  • Performance Bonus
  • Health-care benefits
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401K
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