Supply Chain Manager - CDMO

Posted 01 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Full Time
Discipline Cell & Gene TherapyLarge Molecule
Contact NameRobin Mantell

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a leading CDMO in their search for a Supply Chain Manager to lead and supervise their Supply Chain team.

Supply Chain Manager - Responsibilities:

  • Manage Supply Chain Officers including defining roles and responsibilities, performance management, motivation and supervision of the following activities

  • Evaluate the addition of new suppliers onto supplier list, and ensure correct purchasing specifications for raw materials, starting materials and consumables

  • Liaise with manufacturing, PD and Innovation teams to ensure planning processes are in place to ensure sufficient stock and supply of materials

  • Order non GMP and GMP stock and ensure stock levels are maintained to support manufacturing plans

  • Ensure all stock for GMP use is checked in and appropriately store

  • Pick and deliver materials for manufacturing runs

  • Stock count and maintain accurate inventory records including consumption by users, providing data for financial reporting

  • Facility qualification and preventative maintenance activities for storage areas

  • Control of incoming materials programme, as needed

  • Ensure there are SOPs/Forms for GMP storage procedures

  • Ensure storage areas (including 3rd parties) are maintained to adequate standards, with regular cleaning, equipment checks and good housekeeping

  • Raise and progress deviations related to GMP stock issues and implementing CAPA

Supply Chain Manager - Requirements:

  • Possess extensive experience in supply chain, transport, and logistics

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage commercial relationships with logistics service providers

  • Practical knowledge of the physical aspects of international supply chains

  • Possess an analytical and data-driven mindset

  • People-centric leader with a track record of building and coaching high-performing teams, able to collaborate effectively across various teams and levels

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, with a dedication to understanding root causes and the ability to break down complex issues into key components

  • Strong passion for improving processes and efficiency, implementing controls, utilising data, tracking performance, leveraging technology, and implementing automation

  • Comfortable with making rapid decisions, working in ambiguous situations, and adapting to changing priorities​

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences headhunting firm. For more information on this role, please contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.