Sr. Director of Supply Chain

Sr. Director of Supply Chain

Tempe, Arizona
Posted 1 week ago

Job summary:

BioCareSD is seeking an experienced leader that is responsible for managing the Materials Resource Planning (MRP) business processes, within specialty pharmaceutical products spanning hematology, immunology, ophthalmology, and oncology. This involves establishing and continuously improving upon supply and demand forecast modelling, right-sizing on-hand inventory requirements, and managing consignment processes. This role involves all direct and indirect inventory to support the business. This leader will work closely with the executive management team to identify market changes, troubleshoot all relevant issues, and implement strategies for effectively managing inventory levels and containing costs. This leader will effectively communicate with and provide regular updates to all stakeholders including customer service, warehouse, finance, contracting, sales, and the reporting/analytics teams.

Why you should apply:

  • Low-cost medical, dental & vision plans
  • Up to 17 days (136 hours) Paid Time Off accrued during your first 12 months
  • Up to 40 hours Paid Sick Time accrued annually
  • 401k with 5% employer match
  • Company paid life and disability insurance

Primary responsibilities:

  • Optimize inventory levels to ensure customer fulfilment while driving investment requirements lower (maximizing inventory turns); lead purchasing decisions for direct and indirect spend based on forecast models and business growth objectives
  • Lead a team of procurement and inventory professionals, providing coaching, teaching and mentoring to help develop the team members and promote a culture of continuous improvement
  • Establish demand planning and forecasting models; right-size inventory days on hand requirements and manufacturing inventory requirements
  • Manage the materials resource planning (MRP) process through development of key performance metrics and continuous improvement methodology.
  • Provide regular reporting and executive updates regarding inventory management, supply updates and product non-conformance
  • Analyze daily product and supply levels and ensure inventory accuracy at all locations
  • Communicate product changes, new product information, shortages, and recall information to senior management; assure new products and updated NDCs are set up properly within the ERP platform
  • Conduct consignment par level reviews on a routine basis and work closely with the Director of Acute Sales to determine and manage all par level changes
  • Lead cross-functional meetings (Sales, Operations, and Warehouse) focused on inventory consumption, forecasting and business risks
  • Communicate contractual requirements to all stakeholders, assure contract compliance, maximize inventory incentives, and assist finance in minimizing property tax exposure footprint where applicable, without compromising service
  • Deliver quality customer service to all team members, customers, and stakeholders
  • Perform all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations
  • Bring any compliance issues to the attention of management

Required competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience managing supply chain operations, preference within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Possess a strong background in continuous improvement and process efficiency methodologies; proven track record of leading and implementing cross-functional projects
  • Strong leadership and management skills with experience leading cross-functional teams; ability to effectively lead team members through appropriate delegation and task organization
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check aligned with state and federal laws and within company and accreditation standards

Required certifications, licenses, education, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related field
  • Valid in–state driver’s license
  • Seven years of supply chain and inventory management experience; at least 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Certified in Planning and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Power BI or similar experience

Preferred education, competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience in the Therapeutic Biological industry
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP platforms, preference to SAP
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP)

Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and/or phone
  • Visual acuity to accurately read small print in contracts, RFPs, and other documents
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat, stretch, kneel, reach, grasp, and pinch
  • Physical ability to occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull up to 40 pounds

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Incumbents will follow any other instructions or directions and will perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, medical condition, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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