Supply Chain Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Gilead

Dublin, Ireland

Job summary

Pharmaceutical Distribution centre require a Supply Chain Manager, supporting the Distribution Centre Senior Manager to lead a team of 24 people in a fast-paced environment.

Support and deploy the development of industry best practice procedures for optimizing the movement of product throughout the Distribution Centre.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • To lead the Distribution centre team to achieve the required performance targets as set out by the GSIUC strategic goals;
  • Interacting and liaising with the customer services teams locally and internationally to prioritise orders and to provide a best-in-class service;
  • Provide monthly KPI reports to management including causal analysis of unfavorable variances and corrective action plans as per GSIUC strategic targets and as agreed with the Distribution Centres Associate manager;
  • Works with finance to identify inventory items that are potential write-offs so that the appropriate financial reserve can be made in the accounting systems;
  • Ensure GDP compliance by the transportation providers to Gilead SOPs, relating to the transportation of products, and any other legal or Regulatory requirements;
  • Through policy and procedure improvement/changes, develop inventory processes to minimise risk and improve compliance in the Distribution centre In Line with GMP&GDP requirements;
  • Managing process and material flows, space management, to maximise utilisation of the Distribution centre;
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports Gilead’s Quality policy, Quality management system and the appropriate regulations for the area they support;
  • Maintaining best in class housekeeping policies within the Distribution centre using the 5S principles and methodologies;
  • People management - supervision of the Distribution centre team to ensure that all customers (both internal and external) requirements are serviced in line with expectations. This will be achieved through the application of an empowering style of leadership which draws fully on resources and capabilities of the team coupled with a positive employee relations approach. Manage communications and periodic reviews with all staff members, ensuring all performance issues are dealt with in a constructive and prompt manner;
  • Facilitate open two-way communications regarding individual, team and company performance through weekly team meetings and daily interaction on the line. Execute the training program to ensure the direct team are supported regarding provision of training to enable a right first-time approach to all activities;
  • Ensure all POs/WOs are created in Oracle EBS for procurement componentry. Administration duties which include time and attendance system, Holiday planning, and succession planning. Initiates and coordinates shipments between Gilead warehouses;
  • Develops, maintains, and communicates metrics to monitor and improve performance;
  • Prepares and maintains required ERP system documents such as work orders, purchase orders and Material Transfer Requests;
  • Drive ad-hoc meetings to review exceptions/changes to inventory/processes & systems;
  • Conducts Root Cause analysis and drives appropriate corrective actions for identified issues and preventive actions to remove issue from recurring;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned aligned to the mission of the team.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering or relevant qualification;
  • A demonstrated history/experience of people-management, an associated people management qualification would be a distinct advantage;
  • Previous experience in medical device/pharmaceutical environment would be an advantage;
  • Strong knowledge of GMP/GDP/FDA regulatory & Known Consignor, Warehouse housekeeping, Health & Safety;
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP S4 Hanna ERP, WMS/IM and TMS systems in general;
  • Previous experience of working within a Known Consignor approved warehouse;
  • Previous experience or working knowledge of the Lean principles and methodologies would be a distinct advantage;
  • Ability to build and manage strong partnerships cross functionally;
  • A strong knowledge of the logistics and distribution industry including an awareness of relevant legislation;
  • Strong leadership, decision-making and influencing skills to drive results and the ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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