Supply Chain Manager – Commercial Pharma


California | thousand oaks


All on Site

Position type

Direct Placement

Job Description

Supply Chain Senior Manager – Commercial Pharma

deliver strong and agile product leadership through the orchestration of end-to-end global Supply Chain strategies that ensure efficient and reliable patient supply. The Senior Manager will also work with site and regional planners to ensure Client's manufacturing network supply plans.

Provide end-to-end global planning oversight for Client Commercial and late stage Pipeline
products bridging regions and sites to drive supply requirements
Interface across functions including Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance, Regulatory, and
Quality at various levels of detail, with the ability to summarize and highlight issues to
Executive Management
Drive end-to-end Supply Chain visibility through the leadership of Supply Chain Teams,
including analysis of global demand trends, defining impact on manufacturing, and
recommendation of mitigations to optimize product financials through scrap management
and inventory optimization
Define product variation supply strategies for new launches and post-approval changes while
ensuring integration and alignment with the site, region, and network to enable planning of
supply where jurisdictional restrictions may apply
Lead product level Long Range Strategic Plans and the monthly planning cycle process to
ensure Client planning systems are implementing approved life cycle management
strategies for both pipeline and commercial products
Share and develop standard processes across the Global Supply Chain network through the
support of network initiatives to drive improvements in Supply Chain processes, systems,
and procedures
Provide Supply Chain advisement as a core member of one or more Product Delivery Teams

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 2 years of Supply Chain, Operations or directly related experience OR
Master's degree and 4 years of Supply Chain, Operations directly or related experience OR
Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Supply Chain, Operations directly or related experience
Associate degree and 10 years of Supply Chain, Operations or directly related experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Supply Chain, Operations or directly related

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience in applying advanced planning techniques as it relates to
demand, supply, inventory planning, financials, and Mfg. network planning.
Excellent communication capabilities and must be comfortable and confident dealing with all
levels of management within the organization.
7 plus years of experience in global pharmaceutical, biotech or any other industry
Solid understanding of demand/supply planning, Supply Chain principles, and logistics
Ability to perform system-based advanced supply planning and scenario analysis
Diligent with strong business analytical skills and company-wide knowledge
Process-oriented mentality with a willingness to call out gaps and seek solutions
Perseverance and independent problem-solving skills
Knowledge and understanding of COGM, COGS and NPV analyses


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