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Vice President, Supply Chain

King of Prussia, PA, US
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Summary

Center for Breakthrough Medicines is seeking an experienced supply chain professional to lead the Supply Chain organization. This role will have full accountability for end-to-end supply chain activities including: Strategic Sourcing and TCO, Demand/Supply/Materials Planning, Warehousing/Logistics, and Process Excellence. Strong partnership to the Business Units to enable successful delivery of client products.

You will be key in supporting our patient-centric mission, as you will be engaging and managing long-term partnerships on behalf of CBM and its stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to the Supply Chain Functional leaders
  • Represent the Supply Chain function at tier meetings and other senior-level meetings
  • Ensure appropriate systems, processes, and people are in place to compliantly manage the receipt, storage, and distribution of all material and equipment for CBM (and on behalf of clients)
  • Ensure robust processes are in place to source, evaluate and qualify new supplier-partners
  • Aid in building a diverse and inclusive partner base of vendors and suppliers
  • Drive a culture of process excellence to minimize waste, eliminate errors, and improve productivity
  • Provide clarity and training to the broader organization on Supply Chain processes
  • Own the Executive Supplier Review process for CBM leadership
  • Institute a Supply Chain governance mechanism that provides visibility of KPIs to the necessary stakeholders, reduces risk, and ensures continuity of supply
  • Delegate work assignments matching responsibility to the correct person and give authority to work independently. Set expectations and monitor delegated activities
  • Support client onboarding activities
  • Ensure all business activities are in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations meeting the highest quality standards and customer expectations in the industry

Qualifications

  • At least 15 years of experience required. Master’s/MBA degree preferred.
  • LEAN certification a plus
  • Has led a team for at least 5 years
  • Strong sense of patient-centricity / accountability to the patient
  • History of supporting innovation, big or small / challenging the status quo
  • ISM, APICS or other certifications preferred
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Outstanding negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Evidence of negotiating large, complex contracts
  • Cell and Gene Therapy preferred, but cGxP / Pharma required
  • Strong understanding of supplier bases and current market conditions

Vice President, Supply Chain

King of Prussia, PA, US
Apply Now >