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Director of Supply Chain Management

AGC Biologics - Boulder, CO

 

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AGC Biologics is a leading global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization, with a deep commitment to improving life quality by bringing new biopharmaceuticals to market. Because of our dedication to building and empowering our internal teams, AGC Biologics is an innovative leader in the industry with an extensive network of cGMP facilities in the US, Europe and Asia. As such, we deliver a deep expertise, dynamic solutions and technologies, as well as customized services for the scale-up and cGMP manufacturing of protein-based therapeutics. We forge exceptionally strong partnerships with our clients, and we never lose sight of our pledge to deliver a reliable and compliant drug substance supply, Right, On time. For more information, visit www.agcbio.com .

SUMMARY:

AGC Biologics is looking for Director of Supply Chain Management to oversee all aspects of purchasing, production planning, inventory control, shipping and receiving. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and execute a comprehensive supply chain strategy that will allow the site to cost effectively scale the business while meeting internal and external customer service commitments.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct activities of all functions involved in purchasing, planning, warehousing and control of materials in a cGMP biologics manufacturing facility from the receipt of forecasting replenishment needs to the delivery of the finished product into finished goods inventory and delivery of products
  • Implement a fully functional supply chain management/production control infrastructure in order to effectively manage logistics and resources across a distributed workforce
  • Maintain accountability, establishing processes and controls for accurate inventory counts at all times
  • Source, develop, and maintain vendor relationships including those providing alternative sources of repair or supply
  • Establish performance metrics and benchmarks related to supply chain planning and replenishment processes
  • Oversee strategic and day-to-day purchasing activity
  • Ensure efficient and compliant shipping activities
  • Implement a balanced scorecard that encompasses Both operational and financial metrics
  • Develop and manage departmental budgets accordingly
  • Application of Lean and other methodologies to drive cross functional SCM-related process improvement, attainment indicators would include inventory turns, inventory valuation, expiry costs, out of stock, departmental budget, development of personnel, and a safe work environment
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff in maintaining excellence on GMP, quality control, and safety

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills using typical business communication methods with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences including customers, peers, superiors, and potential clients without compromising company objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and create cost effective solutions
  • Proven expertise in mentoring/development, change management, planning/organizing, managing execution, and revising the work plan for complex problems solved by cross functional teams
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) preferred
  • Experience in a GMP environment highly desirable

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in a supply chain/logistics management role (pharmaceutical, medical device, or biotechnology industry experience preferred)
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience managing supplier/customer relationships
  • Minimum of 12 years' experience in MRP or ERP forecasting in a manufacturing environment preferred

AGC Biologics offers a highly competitive compensation package and a friendly, collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievement. AGC Biologics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances