Job Opportunities with Nitto Denko Avecia in the USA
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Why work at Avecia?

As a leading drug development services company for oligonucleotide therapeutics, the first step in our DNA/RNA sequence is to work with a great team of people.

At Avecia, our team approach allows you to excel in your individual area of expertise as well as to be part of a group of professionals that has the support of management and peers from various backgrounds. And while we’re focused on results, we still maintain our flexibility and enjoy camaraderie and the benefits of work/life balance. Make the next move in your progression of success and join Avecia.

At Avecia, we encourage and value people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds to contribute to our collective success. It is Avecia’s policy to conduct business without regard to an individual’s disability or any other protected status. We are fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment and encourage all to apply.

Supply Chain Manager

Department: Supply Chain

Purpose of Position:

To be responsible for raw materials for manufacturing and process development to ensure planning, procurement, receipt, production and shipping are managed efficiently and in compliance with all regulatory requirements, individual customer needs and all company quality and safety standards.

  • Materials team management, development and training
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of purchasing specifications for all items
  • Maintain supply chain awareness of solvent / reagents vendors
  • Actively participate and use QA audits to drive materials knowledge
  • Key project team participant calling in other supply chain individuals when required.
  • Seeking continuous improvement through reduction in multiple working in other parts of the organisation eg: efficient lots sizes (reduced QC); delivery timing, FID / complaint reduction. Efficient vendor use through forecasting and negotiation in 0-12 month timescale.
  • Assisting in warehousing strategies adequate for current and future needs
  • Manage all logistics / shipping

Supervise purchasing activities for all material / consumable items bought by the site, to ensure planning and procurement are managed and negotiated by effective means.

  • Establishment of the most efficient provider for lab materials ordering by technical functions and ongoing maintenance of efficient ordering systems

To be responsible for the material / consumable related S&OP type processes

  • Ongoing Oracle ERP operation
  • Meet cycle count accuracy per company goal
  • Inventory management and forecasting
  • Materials support to the Master Scheduler to achieve Avecia and supplier planning goals
  • Materials forecasting to drive cost reductions
  • Ongoing BOM / recipe development
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure that quality, security of supply and price are effectively balanced to meet the business objectives
  • Work on SC continues improvement projects

Job Knowledge/Experience/Education:

  • BS degree in chemistry-related field or MBA with emphasis in supply chain management highly preferred.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of strategic sourcing experience within the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or similar regulated environment.

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