Manager Supply Chain - Materials & Components Demand Management - Rensselaer , New York, United States, 12144

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Supports the Demand Management & Planning process for all raw materials and components. This position establishes standards and practices for a model supply chain, including developing policies, procedures, and techniques that are consistent with the strategic IOPS (Industrial Operations & Product Supply) direction and sound principles of supply chain management.

Level to be determined based on qualifications relevant to the role

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Develops, manages and continuously improves the demand planning process as it relates to raw materials and components

• Responsible for all forecasting activities for raw materials and components.

• Creates & maintains forecast models incorporating business intelligence & forecast information gathered from internal & external stakeholders

• Works with cross-functional teams to ensure effective and disciplined demand management to meet requirements as defined by Program Development, production plans, stocking strategies and risk mitigation requirements

• Actively seeks creative solutions to optimize demand management and planning;

• Drives Continuous improvements initiatives; enhances demand planning process development by communicating performance standards, developing joint improvement initiatives, and actively soliciting formal feedback; create business process flow diagrams to identify opportunities to optimize planning

• Actively seeks creative solutions to optimize global material planning processes and reduce supply risk.

• Understands IOPS manufacturing and supports business and Tarrytown PMPD (Preclinical Manufacturing and Process Development) requirements, ensuring raw material positioning supports current and future growth requirements.

• Reviews Integrated Product Supply Plan and identifies potential impact to raw material planning.

• Works closely with CMC Program Management, Large Scale/Mid Scale Manufacturing, Finance, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Procurement to create and manage Demand Management process; aligned with the company's overall objectives and timelines.

• Creates and publishes metrics to evaluate overall plan/process effectiveness; accurately produces regular metrics reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis that drive positive results, gets to root cause and rolls up to annual IOPS goals.

• Maintains awareness of current industry standards, trends and practices.

• Approaches business challenges from a macro perspective and resolves strategic issues effectively and supports the Supply Chain management team by providing timely analysis of tactical operations and long-term strategic needs;

• Provides leadership and works collaboratively with other functions to prepare IOPS for the future and secure daily activities.

• Works to seek improvements to process, technique, and execution, as well as adoption of improved systems and or tools.

• Works collaboratively and effectively with various internal business units.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Strong working knowledge of supply chain management at both the development stage for clinical supplies as well as at the commercial stage is desirable

• Ability to manage multiple, complex projects and changing priorities; work extended hours when required, make sound decisions under pressure, and work effectively in a team environment.

• Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Oracle and ACCESS Database

• Excellent time management, organizational skills, and written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate details clearly and effectively.

• Attention to detail, fact-based, self-motivated, and ability to work under pressure.

Education and Experience:

Associate Manager: Bachelor's degree (Business, Supply Chain Management, or science background) with at least 6 years' experience in Supply Chain Management

Manager: Bachelor's degree (Business, Supply Chain Management, or science background) with at least 7 years' experience in Supply Chain Management

• Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of education

• Master's degree a plus

• Previous experience in planning, drug development, performance metrics, and project management

• Pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience a plus

• IBF or ASCM (formerly APICS) or other related purchasing certifications a plus

• GMP regulated experience a plus

• Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement knowledge a plus

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.