Director of Supply Chain

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Our client, a leading life sciences company, is currently recruiting a Director of Supply Chain who will infuse the Supply Chain Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:

1) Manage, develop and implement cost reduction and cost avoidance projects
2) Develop and execute strategies to negotiate contractual terms of major raw materials
3) Manage supplier disputes, use of overtime, premium transportation and other extraordinary costs
4) Administer and participate in developing and maintaining the supplier network
5) Evaluate the current supply base for major commodities
6) Develop new or existing suppliers to support future requirements
7) Optimize cost of goods reductions through creative negotiations, strategies and alternate source implementations
8) Assist with resolving supply problems, supervising follow-up and expediting supplier deliveries
9) Facilitate QC releases to prevent back order of produced finished goods
10) Coordinate the monthly customer requirements plan between customers and the facility
11) Track and report monthly on time delivery performance of products shipped
12) Report monthly production activity to customers
13) Monitor conversion of customer requirements to production schedules
14) Ensure material planning recommendations are being followed
15) Manage the inventory tracking system for all materials
16) Enter, communicate and process customer orders
17) Determine and plan the quantity, receipt date and ship date for materials and finished goods needed
18) Perform other duties as assigned


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the life sciences industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in supply chain management

    For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


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Director / VP
  Manufacturing,  Engineering,  Supply Chain / Logistics
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