Clinical Supply Chain Associate (JP4564)

Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
Job Title:  Clinical Supply Chain Associate (JP4564)
Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extension
Business Unit: CCS & LSP management
Rate: $18-22/Hour
 
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for role for an entry level Clinical Supply Chain Associate for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.

Ideal Candidate-someone with a bachelor’s degree in either a life science or business and biotech, pharma or academic research experience 
 
Job Description 
Under some supervision, manage demand and supply of Pre-Clinical and Phase I Clinical Programs. The position requires project management skills including time line generation, action tracking, meeting facilitation, effective communication skills and good documentation practices. Responsibilities will include gathering demand requirements and driving production of Pre-Clinical and Clinical Investigational products, as well as tracking usage and inventory. Ability to communicate across a wide range of staff levels. Develop effective relationships with partners in the supply chain. 
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Represent GCSCM in cross-functional teams and projects at the direction of GCSCM management. Actively participate in planning meetings to ensure that project needs, priorities, and timing are understood.
  • Serve as the primary interface with Clinical Development, Quality, Biostatistics, Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Planning, and Operations to ensure coordination of all activities necessary to fulfill the supply plan.
  • Articulate clinical supply chain management processes and strategies to key stakeholders. Review and update existing procedures and SOPs; identify the need for and assist in the establishment of new procedures and SOPs. 
 
Skills:
Biotechnology pharmaceutical industry; pre-clinical or research experience; solid planning, project management, negotiation and facilitation skills; sound judgment, analytical, and decision-making skills; ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously in a fluid environment with time pressures; strong verbal and written communication skills; effective influencing and leadership skills; ability to operate in a team or matrixed environment; proficient in MS-Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) 
 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Biotechnology experience (Supply Chain experience is preferred) 
  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences, Engineering or Business 
  • 2 years of work experience in the planning, manufacturing and global distribution of medicinal products 
  • 1 year organizational or program management (leading teams, cross-functional problem solving, performance management, budget oversight, process development and improvement) 
  • 1 year of supply chain management using SAP (logistics, supply planning, demand management) 
  • APICS CPIM/CIRM certification 
  • SAP or ERP System Experience
 
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Work experience in the planning, manufacturing and global distribution of medicinal products.
  • Organizational or program management (leading teams, cross-functional problem solving, performance management, budget oversight, process development and improvement).
  • Supply chain management using SAP (logistics, supply planning, demand management).
             
Employee Value Proposition:
his position will offer any potential candidate the ability to acquire valuable experience in the biotechnology industry cold supply chain. This position will work cross-functionally with many different groups, offering very good exposure amongst a host of functions here at Amgen. We are a global organization, so candidates will obtain international business experience and will have the opportunity to interact with. Our team has a strong team culture and we have the added benefit of being very close to our patients. At the end of the day, you can see the direct benefit that our work has on every patient that we serve.
 
Red Flags: Not enough experience.
 
Interview Process: Phone and In-person
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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