Direct Materials and CMO Order and Supply Manager

US-CA-South San Francisco
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  • Post Date: Jan 18, 2019
  • Job Reference:
  • Start Date: 1/2/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Title             :   Direct Materials and CMO Order and Supply Manager
Location    :   South San Francisco, CA
Duration   :   12 Months 

Job Responsibilities:

  • This position is a key interface between Global/Regional Supply Chain Planning, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing Units, Quality Organization, internal and external sites, and suppliers, and has the responsibility of balancing Client’s demand requirements with the sites operational capacity and contractual requirements.
  • The Direct Materials and 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.
  • Based on department and business needs, the Direct Materials and CMO Order and Supply Manager can be responsible for all or a subset of the following:
Performance Monitoring: 
  • Manage the performance process for SDP (Supplier Delivery Performance) and DeP (Delivery Performance) for assigned products. Lead RCA (Root Cause Analysis) processes and ensure corrective actions are implemented effectively
  •  Budget monitoring and Contract Fees reporting
  • Artwork Planning
  • Responsible for ALPIN and Artworks request coordination
  • Assess Planning
  • Lead planning meetings and discussions with CMOs to review forecasts and CMO’s capacity to understand CMO’s ability to meet Client requirements
  •  Provide CMO planning assumptions to Supply Planners to correctly represent CMO capabilities in Client Planning system
  • Represent Supply Chain Operations and participate in contract negotiations related to Supply Chain topics


Manage Inventory:

  • 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 Client 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
  •  Ensure right level of direct materials inventory in collaboration with SP and internal sites
  • Manage Logistics
  •  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
Manage Stakeholder Relationships: 
  • Represent CMO aspects within the PSCTs and support JMTs of the assigned CMOs
  • Participate on direct material category teams and support strategic initiatives – VICs, strategic purchases, VMI, LT reductions, life cycle management, SKU rationalization 
  • Proactively partner with Master Production Planners, Site Schedulers, Procurement, QC, QA, and Suppliers to communicate and address supply issues and ensure materials are available on time to support operations
  • Manage Schedule and Forecast
  •  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
Order Management: 
  • 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
  • Review MRP exception messages daily and take appropriate action to ensure continuity of supply

Thanks & Regards,
lan Basha
Technical Recruiter
Zolon Tech 
T: (703) 636-3558 | F: 703) 439-2642
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Contact Details

Name: lan Basha
Ph: 703-636-3558

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