Supply Chain Specialist

Job description

Supply Chain Specialist - City Centre - €60k to €70 - 12 month contract 

The Supply Chain Specialist will be responsible for working with cross functional departments, as well as with suppliers and customers to implement changes in the Supply Chain which have both a Regulatory and non-regulatory impact across all territories of the business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Propose processes and tools that can streamline the Supply Chain and remove waste and cost.
  • Ensures Good Distribution Practices are met at all times.
  • Through effective management, ensures on time delivery of international and domestic shipments of commercial and investigational drug substance, drug product and finished goods as well as development drugs.
  • Maintains and publishes metrics relevant to supply chain & international logistics best practices.
  • Manages the process of customer orders and deliveries in a way that is consistent with operating procedures, policies and written narratives.
  • Maintains and publishes metrics relevant to supply chain & international logistics best practices.
  • Implements and manages standardized distribution practices and protocols, and related requirements for contracted distribution centers, carriers, and related partners.
  • Optimizes global logistics through analysis and structured problem solving techniques of shipping lanes, volumes, and activities.
  • Works directly with Finance and Commercial Operations in the management of customer accounts, credit, invoicing, chargebacks and accounts receivable to support business objectives.
  • Leads and coordinates all Customer Service activities required to resolve customer support and product supply issues.
  • Reconciles monthly inventories and conducts demand & S&OP meetings.
  • Maintains and execute against supplier contracts and support Quality Agreements.
  • Manages budgets and forecasts for the department to maintain accuracy and tracking for Contract Service Provider.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Working to all company policies and procedures and other applicable regulations.
  • Supports the QA functions for generation and approval of specifications for contract packing providers.
  • Manages the constraints for API purchases and demand.
  • Identifies and control demand management in conjunction with artwork and labelling updates, and regulatory approvals.
  • Supports the generation of the annual capacity planning, and production budget.
  • Identifies the key Metrics and measurable targets. Reports on-going to management on a monthly basis.
  • The Specialist Supply Chain will also provide support to other functional areas within the team.

Job Requirements:

Education:  4 year college degree in business; or related degree required.   

Experience:  3-5 years’ experience in international pharmaceutical (or similar regulated) supply operations, with a strong Supply Chain background. 

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