Supply Chain Specialist (Biotech/COVID Vaccines) – Contract to Start/Top $$

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Life Sciences
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Our client, a RTP area biotech that is developing several plant-based vaccines to treat COVID and other illnesses, has an immediate need for a very sharp and capable Supply Chain Specialist to join its team.

This is a contract position, expected to last 6 months, or longerPay will be generous.  If you or someone you know would be interested in this role, we would be eager to speak with you.

Position will involve overseeing a wide range of supply chain/inventory management activities including sourcing/onboarding alternate materials, coordinating with vendors on delivery of materials, working with planning to determine impact of material delays, etc. 

Specific duties include:

  • Coordinate with procurement to confirm delivery delays and source alternate materials.
  • Draft and manage quality events associated with onboarding alternate materials.
  • Follow up with vendors on critical material delivery dates to ensure on time delivery.
  • Follow and enforce the site safety procedures.
  • Work in ERP to improve systems and troubleshoot errors.
  • Project-based work on an as-needed basis within the supply chain/planning realm.

Targeted candidate will offer a related degree and 2+ years of Supply Chain experience including planning, procurement, and inventory control tasks.  Strong preference for candidates with GMP/life sciences bkgd

Other priorities include:

  • Experience with ERP systems, technically inclined
  • Strong technical writing (deviation investigations, change controls, and corrective actions)
  • Excellent juggling and project management skills
  • Good communication skills, ability to collaborate with internal customers and vendors
  • Familiar with the procure to pay process
  • Must be able to work safety and follow standard operating procedures.

Finally, we seek a conscientious and detail-oriented team player with a very strong work ethic and a desire to assist others.  A lot is happening.  We seek a go-getter who is ready and able to contribute.

This is an immediate need.  Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.