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CMO Order and Supply Manager

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Medical Affairs Job Number: 11201 Pay Rate: $27.00 - $52.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

  • The CMO Order and Supply Manager is responsible for DS, DP and/or FG CMO and inter-company management.
  • This person carries - for the assigned products - the End to End responsibility in execution, from the handover of the Supply Plan from Supply Planning, until the delivery of the internal and/or external manufactured product to the next Supply Chain node/Hub.
  • This role could cover the Global roles of Master Production Scheduler, Customer Service coordinator, Replenishment coordinator, Artworks coordinator and Distribution Manager relevant to the management of internal and external sites.
  • The CMO Order and Supply Manager is accountable for ensuring quality supply of products to patients from assigned internal and external sites through management from planning to execution.
  • This position is a key interface between Global/Regional Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing Units, Quality Organization, internal and external sites, and has the responsibility of balancing the Company's demand requirements with the sites operational capacity and contractual requirements.
  • The CMO Order and Supply Manager must be able to build and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders and participate/lead discussions, problem solving efforts and process improvements to ensure that performance targets are met or exceeded.

  • Manage the performance process (e.g., supplier delivery performance) for assigned products.
  • Lead RCA (Root Cause Analysis) processes and ensure corrective actions are implemented effectively.
  • Budget monitoring and Contract Fees reporting.
  • Responsible for ALPIN and Artworks request coordination.
  • Lead planning meetings and discussions with CMOs to review forecasts and CMOs capacity to understand CMOs ability to meet the Company's requirements.
  • Provide CMO planning assumptions to Supply Planners to correctly represent CMO capabilities in Roche Planning system.
  • Represent Supply Chain Operations and participate in contract negotiations related to Supply Chain topics.
  • Perform inventory reconciliation.
  • Perform proactive inventory allowance and write off avoidance and coordination.
  • Ensure correct and compliant set-up of material flow of FOC material to support production needs.
  • Monitor status of all inventory at FHLR/GNE owned inventory at the site to ensure efficient usage and on-time delivery of Roche requirements.
  • Ensure right level of produced inventory in collaboration with SP and PSCO.
  • Ensure right level of FOC inventory and excipients in collaboration with internal and external sites.
  • Manage Inbound and Outbound Logistics and prioritize shipments with 4PL or carriers as required.
  • Per product, coordinate material code creation, maintenance and retirement with respective Master Data organization.
  • Represent CMO aspects within the PSCTs and support JMTs of the assigned CMOs.
  • Own and manage scheduling and planning of production at (with) the assigned CMOs based on forecasts.
  • Monitor adherence to overall contractual commitments with respect to supply chain.
  • Establish MOQ in collaboration with Supply Chain stakeholders.
  • Perform all transactions related to order conversion, managing sales and purchase orders, order changes, receiving material, managing returns and psychotropic license management.
  • Provide proactive information to Supply Chain stakeholders in case the defined delivery lead times are not met.
  • Support cross-regional R3P transactions as required.
  • Participate in assigned project implementations within the assigned sites.
  • Participate in projects and business process improvements for supply chain and cross-functional projects to achieve PT business goals and objectives.
  • Ensure Delegation of Authority compliance.
  • Ensure ICFR Compliance requirements including Audit.
  • Ensure compliant import and contract management via proactive monitoring
  • Requirements.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management in pharmaceutical industry.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in life science, business, industrial engineering or equivalent required.
  • Six Sigma certification (green belt) a plus.
  • Experience using ERP systems such as SAP.
  • Project Management experience a plus.
  • APICS certification (or equivalent) a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English, further languages a plus
  • Strong ability to influence and negotiate win/win solutions both within and across organizations.
  • Applies a complete understanding of Biotech/pharmaceutical industry standards, supply chain and GMP manufacturing practices to independently address a broad range of difficult problems.
  • Exhibit continuous improvement mindset and innovative thinking
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to successfully utilize established business processes and systems.
  • Ability to identify the key issues of a problem, approach problem solving analytically and systematically to reach optimal solutions and implement plans of action.
  • Understanding of Lean Production System (LPS) elements and methods
  • Team player.
  • Work is performed under limited direction and guidance, with general instructions on new assignments.
  • Participate in developing course of action that may impact multiple functions in the organization.

Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa Politron

As a Compass Recruiter, Melissa "Mel" is excited about rediscovering her passion in helping candidates find opportunities that will excel their professional lives and improve their personal lives. She brings a deeply-rooted excitement to the team by understanding the people she works with and finding ways she can support them. Mel's connections with others inspires her to make a difference in the overall well being of her colleagues, candidates and clients alike. 

Outside of Compass, Mel enjoys cooking, dancing and being a mom to her three wonderful boys. She has an obsession with home organization and thoroughly enjoys solving other families' organizational needs. Mel is also very passionate about One Heart Source, a humanitarian organization that combats conditions such as poverty, diseases and illiteracy through education. She participated as a summer volunteer teacher in Tanzania and credits the organization for shaping her into the person she is today. 

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