Date Posted : 10/8/10

Manager, Supply Chain

Maintain the integrity of the JDE procure-to-pay module as it relates to Pilot Plant materials.

This includes maintaining the master item list and all associated price lists

Keep inventories of production materials within the established coverage levels with accurate system balances and with minimum obsolescence and scrap

Maintain updated commercial order fulfillment schedules and assures the execution of the corresponding purchasing activities for production materials and supplies

Work with Global Procurement organization to identify and implement sourcing and pricing initiatives for such items as energy, laboratory supplies, and office supplies

Negotiate pricing terms, contracts, agreements, and preferred vendor status for controlled and non-controlled items

Review material suppliers with planning, purchasing and quality personnel to evaluate and improve service, quality, availability, shipping costs, stocking options, and price

Work with vendors to resolve problems and maintains professional relationships

Establish and maintain operating and capital budgets for the supply chain department.

Review purchase requisitions and requirements prior to management ‘s approval

Ensure department activity adherence to all SOPs, cGMPs, and regulatory requirements

Comply with Health, Safety & Environmental responsibilities for the position.

Will also be responsibile for warehouse operations

Job Requirements:

Bachelors degree required

7-10 years of experience in purchasing, planning inventory tracking required

Must have previous supervisory experience

Knowledge of purchasing, planning, and supply chain concepts and terminology required

Knowledge of cGMP’s required
Pharma experience required

OSHA and EPA regulations knowledge preferred

Excellent knowledge of ERP purchasing and inventory systems required

MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and MS Outlook intermediate to advanced required
Warehouse supervision/management experience preferred

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