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Vice President, Global Supply Chain

Company: Alcami Corporation
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Vice President, Global Supply Chain is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by managing warehousing, logistics, inventory control, supply chain, production planning, purchasing and procurement as well as performance metric tracking. This position will be based in RTP and have direct supply chain responsibility for the RTP site and global oversight responsibility for the other Alcami sites. She/He works collaboratively with internal key stakeholders including Project Management, Quality, Manufacturing, Micro Lab, Analytical Labs, Planning and Procurement, Visual Inspection, Packaging, Business Development, Finance and Commercial. The Vice President partners with the Commercial team to understand customer demand and milestone proposals and is the main point of contact for Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) matters. The position requires superior leadership behaviors of the Alcami core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as functional expertise including cGMP, accounting practices, procurement process, inventory management, specification generation and initiation of vendor qualification process and vendor management.

Essential Functions

--- Leads sales and operations planning (S&OP) globally and at the RTP site across all functions.

--- Creates and executes the raw material and component inventory strategy for all sites.

--- Contributes substantially to the implementation of a new ERP system.

--- Creates and sustains operational excellence operational metric tracking system.

--- Oversees the site warehousing and shipping operations, ensuring compliance with cGMPs, regulatory requirements and all other relevant company training requirements.

--- Develops, manages, and oversees the product schedule adherence.

--- Maintains strong vendor relationships and communications to support procurement.

--- Responsible for sourcing and obtaining chemicals, equipment, services, and supplies.

--- Monitors the cost, schedule, and performance aspects of major vendors.

--- Oversees the daily operations of the warehousing function to assure compliance to Alcami and regulatory standards.

--- Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

--- Attracts, develops, and retains a high performing team to meet the current and evolving needs of the business through effective selection, training and development, coaching and mentoring and performance management.

Education and Experience

--- Bachelor's degree required; Business, Science, engineering or related field preferred.

--- Master's degree or PhD preferred.

--- 8 years of related experience required; 12 years preferred.

--- Prior pharmaceutical experience required; CDMO experience preferred.

--- APICS certification preferred.

Alcami Non-Negotiables

--- Consistently demonstrates honesty and integrity through personal example.

--- Follows all safety policies and leads by example a safety first culture.

--- Produces high quality work product with a focus on first time right.

--- Complies with the company code of conduct and policies and regulatory standards.

Alcami Core Leadership Competencies

--- Thinks strategically. Quickly identifies and acts on opportunities. Considers the downstream impact. Seeks to understand the why. Focuses on work that matters.

--- Develops organization and others. Takes ownership to develop self and others. Seeks out new opportunities and experiences for continuous learning.

--- Acts decisively. Makes and acts on decisions quickly. Makes decisions with the customer and their patients in mind. Meets commitments with a sense of urgency. Seeks ways to be more efficient.

--- Drives performance. Holds self and others accountable. Delivers results first time right. Never settles for status quo. Willing to have tough conversations. Asks for feedback and takes action to improve.

--- Passion for customers. Listens to understand. Asks the right questions. Gets to the heart of the matter and uses that insight to provide value.

--- Works collaboratively. Seeks out the experience of others with the aim for better results. Open minded regardless where ideas originate. Flexible and easy to work with.

Functional Competencies

--- Knowledge of cGMP, pharmaceuticals, accounting practices, inventory management, production software, CRM and ERP systems required. Prior experience with AX preferred.

--- Knowledge of vendor qualification process, CAPAs, and manufacturing preferred.

--- Awareness of Lean Manufacturing and 5S preferred.

--- Superior organizing and planning, multi-tasking and listening skills required.

--- Excellent detail orientation, verbal and written communications, presentation skills, problem solving, and time management required.

--- Strong computer skills and advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

--- Directly leads team of up to 10 direct reports and a total team of up to 100.

--- Indirectly leads other matrixed employees.

--- Participates in the hiring process of other employees.

--- Makes hiring decisions of other employees.

--- Schedules and reviews the work of other employees.

--- Accountable for accuracy and relevance of assigned training curriculum.

--- Drives timely completion of training for employees to meet regulatory requirements.

--- Coaches, mentors and develops other employees.

--- Prepares and delivers performance evaluations of other employees.

--- Makes recommendation of disciplinary actions of other employees.

Decision Making and Supervision Required

--- Uses professional concepts and critical thinking to solve complex problems.

--- Determines methods and procedures, including new assignments and the work of others.

Travel Requirements

--- Up to 25% domestic travel

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently stand, walk, sit; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is required some of the time to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required occasionally to climb or balance; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. There is no special vision requirement for this job. The employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Alcami Corporation, Durham , Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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