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Manager/Sr. Manager, Supply Chain

Company: Avid Bioservices
Location: Tustin
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAvid Bioservices Inc., located in Tustin CA, is a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization ("CDMO") focused on development and CGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals products derived from mammalian cell culture. Avid provides a comprehensive range of process development, high quality CGMP clinical and commercial manufacturing services for the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries. With over 28 years of experience producing monoclonal antibodies, enzymes, and recombinant proteins in batch, fed-batch, and perfusion modes, Avid's services include CGMP clinical and commercial product manufacturing, purification, release and stability testing as well as regulatory strategy, submission and support. Avid also provides a variety of process development activities, including cell culture and feed optimization, analytical methods development, and product characterization.We are dedicated to the improvement of global patient outcomes by delivering world-class services. Our expertise enables us to partner with our customers to advance their products from clinical development to commercial launch. Do you possess the skills and expertise below to improve patient lives and support patient innovative therapies? If so, apply today!Check out our website at https://avidbio.com!In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.Covid-19 Hiring Update: We are continuing to interview and hire during this time. Avid Bioservices' is committed to caring for the safety and well-being of applicants and employees; all interviews will be completed over the phone or virtually.Summary/Objective: The Supply Chain Manager/Sr. Manager is accountable for Avid's site Procurement and Production Scheduling Operations. The Supply Chain Manager/Sr. Manager will convert material demand requirements from the Long-Range Plan (LRP) into a material requirements plan, utilizing Avid's ERP system. This leader will have full accountability of the Supply Chain from the point of this conversion into an order through the consumption in our process operations. This position is accountable for having the right materials, released and available at the correct time to the correct specification to support the production schedule. Finally, this position will also be responsible for the site Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program that will support the Manufacturing, process Development and Quality Control teams with the requisite materials to support daily operations.Essential Functions: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Provide visible leadership to the organization that will instill operational best practices, team-oriented work environment and productive results to the organization.
  • Drive collaboration and engagement with our cross-functional internal partners.
  • Work closely with Data management, Manufacturing and Quality to develop best practices that will support our materials management program, including the ERP system architecture, BOM approval process and procurement processes.
  • Build & foster strategic supplier relationships creating plans for alternative sources.
  • Identify areas of improvement as Avid continues to grow and expand its operational footprint, including the implementation of new software or equipment.
  • Provide leadership to a team that will partner with operational areas to ensure materials are controlled and meet specifications.
  • Communicate with management on delays and obstacles that may affect daily functions by way of material shortage and exception reports.
  • Manage a team that will effectively execute required entries into ERP and troubleshoot simple to moderate failure modes within ERP with regards to Material Masters and Material Recipes.
  • Delivery of defined metrics around material entries and executed Bill of Materials.
  • Forward plan material demands using planned orders supported by a Bill of Materials via the site ERP system in accordance with the production and asset plan.
  • Work closely with the QC department to ensure raw materials and consumables are released in ERP ready for materials to be picked by the warehouse in support of production demands and dates.
  • Manage Avid's site Purchasing Team to ensure material delivery dates are aligned with production demands.
  • Responsible for the ERP process orders to the GMP warehouse to allow picking of materials and ensuring all materials are available on site and released by the Quality function.
  • Apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve systems issues to maximize the benefit of system investments. Required Education and/or Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree (Preferably in Life Sciences) plus a minimum of 7-8 years of experience in Supply Chain with a minimum of 2 year's supervising a Supply Chain team.
    • Strong Leadership ability to drive change
    • Positive, customer service-oriented skills and behavior
    • Competent in Supply Chain planning and Material Requirement Planning (MRP) functionality.
    • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills and verbal and written communication skills required for discussing complex business processes.
    • Ability to coordinate, facilitate and organize resources.
    • Experience with Material Master and Recipe creation within an ERP system (preferably Oracle or D365)
    • Detail oriented and accurate in the ability to design, implement and continuously improve operational reports, metrics and/or KPI's.Employee Benefits:
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • Matching 401(K) Plan
      • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
      • 15 Days PTO, 8 Designated Holidays, and 4 Floating Holidays per year
      • Tuition Reimbursement Program
      • And more! Check out our Total Rewards package at https://avidbio.com/careers/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERAvid Bioservices does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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Keywords: Avid Bioservices, Tustin , Manager/Sr. Manager, Supply Chain, Executive , Tustin, California

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