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Supply Chain Analyst (Pharma)

Company: Granules Pharmaceuticals
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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Job Summary

The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible to oversee the administrative and analytical processes of Materials Management operations, reporting to the Director Supply Chain Management. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with experience and interest for ensuring the efficiency in sourcing of raw materials, manufacture products, store inventory and transport shipments to CMO's, consumers or wholesalers. Responsible of analyzing logistics data to refine the supply chain, negotiating business relationships, and communicating with suppliers and distributors.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assist in forecasting the production plan for quarterly period.
  • Production planning based on the annual forecast.
  • Update, review, and maintain customer forecast on monthly basis and share with all vendors to provide visibility into purchasing requirements of the company.
  • Prepare forecast variance report on weekly/monthly basis.
  • Facilitates the site batch disposition process, participates in functional batch disposition meetings, and follows up on any resulting actions with key stakeholders.
  • Drives batch impacting events towards closure to facilitate timely disposition of all relevant internal and external batches.
  • Monitors key milestones associated with the execution of the order and effectively identifies potential risks to the timeline.
  • Assesses potential issues against specific orders and cross-functionally coordinates mitigation plans to maintain original timeline or reduce delay and impact.

    • Procuring materials in time from different Vendors for smooth production process.
    • Maintain a friendly and professional relationship with vendors while promoting company initiatives and values.
    • Work closely with third party co-packers and third-party warehouses to ensure smooth flow of materials and products inbound and outbound from each location.
    • Implement lean manufacturing for lowering wastage and improving the quality.
    • Ensure material receipts against the purchase orders to facilitate timely processing of payments to the vendors working closely with accounting team.
    • Prepare and maintain master data sheets for packaging operations at CMO's
    • Inventory Management--- Reports on slow moving or obsolete inventory.
    • Coordinate and verification for destruction certificate with CMO's & 3PL.
    • Manages PO / Order Tickets acknowledgement / acceptance process and ensures this is done within agreed upon timelines.

      SAP SME:
      • Creation of purchase orders in SAP and placing timely orders with vendors based on the material lead times to ensure uninterrupted supply of raw materials, packaging materials, and any indirect procurement.
      • Creation of process orders in SAP and batch processing of third party manufactured batches.
      • Creation of material masters, updating BOM's and recipes in sync with new product developments and process improvements of existing formulations.
      • Using the ERP system for setting up of new users, SKU's, Locations, customers. Also creating Purchase orders, Sales orders and managing inventory.

        Cross Functional Coordination
        • Work with cross functional teams for successful implementation of Supply Chain process.
        • Works with key internal and external stakeholders (Partners, Finance, Tax, Quality, Operations, Warehouse & Logistics, CMO teams, etc.) on maintaining existing tolling relationships.


          Create and analyze reports, dashboards, and KPIs to monitor and support business function.

          • Oversee inbound and outbound logistics of the entire plant.
          • Support other miscellaneous work as and when required.
          • Perform other job-related duties as assigned at the discretion of management.

            Reports to

            Director of Supply Chain


            The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


            Required Knowledge & Skills
            • Excellent attention to detail, exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
            • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing
            • Ability to utilize ERP information and analyze results
            • Strong computer skills, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.
            • Take initiative and has strong follow through.
            • Desire to work in a collaborative team environment.
              Minimum Experience & Education
              • Bachelors / 4- year college or university degree in Supply Chain or related discipline
              • 2 to 4 years' relevant work experience in the field of Supply Chain/ Pharmaceutical industry.
              • Experience in SAP - MM and PP modules is highly desired.
              • Ability to work with cross functional groups and handle difficult situations under pressure.
              • Working with external vendors & CMO's and maintaining track of all orders and production activities with thorough follow up
                Physical Requirements/Working Environment
                • General office environment, ability to sit for long periods.
                  Travel: Occasional

Keywords: Granules Pharmaceuticals, Chantilly , Supply Chain Analyst (Pharma), Professions , Chantilly, Virginia

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