Responsible and accountable for leading the supply chain process and relationships with our partner contract manufacturing organizations (CMSO). This role ensures optimization of inventory and COGS while managing and coordinating ongoing supply chain transformation & process improvement.
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Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Create and maintain processes to optimize inventories, new product launches and standardized material master work processes
Develop performance metrics (leading and lagging indicators) to drive change and cross-functional accountability to strengthen operations margins and decrease cost
Prepare management reports to identify issues and recommend solutions. Collect and analyze data to assist with decision-making for supply chain management, operations strategy, long-term strategic planning
Lead long-term capacity planning to translate strategic demand plan to supply actions
Perform risk management and constraint analysis on key materials. Recommend and implement risk mitigation activities
Build relationships with strategic suppliers
Work with internal teams (Business Development, Marketing, Demand Planning, Sales, etc.) to develop market intelligence and analysis of supplier capabilities and offerings, competitive landscape, market trends, impact of various factors on cost, price and availability of API’s and finished dosage forms
Integrate learning from customers, competitors, operating entities, distribution, transportation, customer service, other industries, industry groups, and professional training to continuously improve competitive position
Support supply chain security (serialization, track & trace) and compliance initiatives and support financial budget, intra-year estimate updates and target setting process