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Supply Chain Manager

Reference:PORA000000 Location: Dublin
Qualification:DegreeExperience:7-9 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: BD Manager, Supply Chain Manager

A Senior Supply Chain Manager with a strong experience gained within the Pharma / Biotech industry is required to join a leading Pharmaceutical business in Dublin on a contract basis. This person has ownership and manages the medium to long term supply plan. In this role you will accurately forecast, plan & schedule products ensuring that optimal supply inventory levels are in place to meet demand requirements whilst minimizing scrap risk and optimising and improving reliability, responsiveness and stability of supply.

• Manage medium term and long-term capacity planning activities and ensure appropriate communication/escalation to critical resource owners
• Proactively assess inventory positions and execute plans to drive to the targets
• Manage towards a stable Supply Plan and identify root causes and corrective actions in case of deviations
• Ensure timely completion of the Planning cycles
• Develop and present scenario analyses to support decision making in the Supply Chain
• Collaborate with Supply sites to ensure timely supply
• Work closely with the Global Supply Chain lead to ensure market supply
• Work closely with NPI (New Product Introduction) team to manage new product introductions
• Identify scrap risks and take corrective/preventive actions to minimize abnormal scrap
• Owe/Manage product specific Life cycle management change controls
• Review and update relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ensure SOP compliance
• Lead or participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives using problem solving techniques (Operational Excellence, 6σ, LEAN)
• Monitor KPI’s and define corrective and preventive actions

The Person:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or equivalent
• Minimum of 8 years supply chain management experience gained within thePharma/biotechindustry
• SAP experience is essential and Rapid Response Experience is highly desirable
• End to End Supply Chain Planning Experience and Knowledge
• Project Management Experience
• Ability to analyses complex data and to communicate findings and make recommendations
• Advanced experience and capability with Excel, Word, and MS Project
• Proactive /“Can do” mentality
• Strong Communication Skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree or APICS certification

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Paula O'Reilly | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9265