Supply Chain Manager

Sep 07, 2021

Job Description

769 million. That’s how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

General responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Ensure that supply plans are created at site level which incorporate production plan and logistics plan & ensure that the production plans are accurately reflected in the systems
• Optimize deployment of inventory to ensure target Customer Service levels are achieved
• Implement, manage and continuously improve performance in Supply Chain KPIs from procurement to delivery
• Support the US Supply Chain team objectives across the end-end supply network for all products and materials. Providing project and compliance status reporting and updates
• Collaborate with the function managers to implement business process improvements and changes where applicable. Including authoring, reviewing and support of adherence to local and global SOPs.
• Responsible for providing appropriate Supply Chain representation of Quality and Compliance matters; including resource allocation to quality events, impact assessment on site change controls and review/approval of Quality documentation (deviations, CAPAs, risk assessments, Change Controls, supplier complaints, escalation/FARs, APR).
• Ensure Supply Chain excellence in the AAA Millburn and Indianapolis Site
• Supply Chain lead for internal audits and external regulatory inspections.
• Responsible for ensuring Supply Chain audit readiness and allocating Supply Chain resources to support audit requirements.
• Responsible for the supply risk management process in the site level
• Ensures the optimization of the logistic platform including warehousing (internal and external), distribution, and transportation for Millburn and Indianapolis
• Support managing the development, negotiation and implementation of contract agreements with suppliers and (where applicable) in collaboration with Global Procurement
• Support managing and controlling Millburn and Indianapolis supply chain budget and expenses
• Lead cross-functional team projects

Note: The position requires travel to New Jersey (one week a month) until the new site is completed within one year.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or Nuclear Medicine Technologist. MBA is preferred.

• 7+ years of relevant experience in similar role
• Ability to travel to New Jersey (one week a month) until the new site is completed within one year.
• Basic, working knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements
• Excellent knowledge of supply chain business processes within the GMP regulated industry including planning, order fulfilment, capacity, materials and supply planning, master data and life-cycle management
• Working knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics 365 or SAP).
• APICS certification or equivalent
• Highly organized with strong orientation process / project management orientation
• Ability to facilitate conversations and drive towards decisions
• Demonstrated ability to operate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Demonstrates strong personal ethics and responsibility to purpose
• Experience with quality management systems.
• Knowledge of current Good Documentation Practices and Data Integrity principles in a cGMP setting.

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA)?
Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine?
We believe new groundbreaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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