Supply Chain Specialist, Pharma

Job Title: Supply Chain Specialist, Pharma
Contract Type: Contract
REF: 122508
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description

Supply Chain Specialist, Pharma
Our client, a blue-chip multinational pharma company, now seeks a Supply Chain Specialist who will operate as part of their virtual supply chain team; between Customers, inter-company and CMO sites on behalf of the company, in accordance with GDP.

The successful candidate will act as the primary contact for CMO planning team for product inquiry, shipments, scheduling and transactional activities. Additionally the hire will link with other Supply Chain teams to follow up on deliveries to CMO drug product manufacturing sites to avoid potential manufacturing delays.

Responsibilities of Supply Chain Specialist:
Perform forecast variability analysis and communicate/escalate any significant forecast changes as necessary.
Proactively aiding with mitigation of Back Order and Anticipated Back Orders with the relevant CMO.
Reporting of Supply Chain metrics to CMO & Virtual team with summarized root cause analysis.
Communication of forecast to CMO in compliance with the contractual obligations. Support any related queries from CMO.
Communication of any inventory risks to inventory control and finance teams.
For finished goods, support Supply Chain with new SKU introduction to meet market requirements.
Coordinate gathering of required information for Market Action Fact Finding meetings and representing Supply Chain at the necessary meetings as required.
Support the Projection and Budget processes.
Support supply chain improvement projects with CMO & Virtual team.
Represent Supply Chain Virtual team at cross functional meetings as required.

Requirements for Supply Chain Specialist:
Candidates will have a minimum Diploma qualification in Supply Chain, Business or Engineering. 4+ years? experience in Supply Chain, the majority of which in the Pharmaceutical industry.
Knowledge of end to end processes in forecasting, product planning, order fulfillment and procurement.
Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence planning decisions at CMO?s
Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines.
A detailed knowledge of SAP supply chain functionality.
Proficient in all Microsoft office packages.
Knowledge of customer service standards, order processing and invoicing.

This position will involve 20-30% international travel.

Please contact Larry on +353 1-2302400 /

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.

Key words; Supply Chain Specialist, Production Planning, Forecasting, Logistics, Procurement, Contract Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Biopharma, Dublin, Meath, Kildare.