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Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Location:
South East
Position:
Supply Chain
Salary Details:
£25,000 - £30,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits
02 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
BG1292
Job Description

Our client is a privately-held clinical-stage biotechnology company based in the UK and Germany. They have an ambitious vision to create better lives for people suffering from chronic systemic diseases using gene therapy as a one-off curative treatment. They have a clear focus on gene therapy (AAV) targeting the liver with the aim to provide treatments for diseases with significant unmet patient needs. 

Their gene therapy treatment builds upon the pioneering, world renowned work by their Chief Scientific Officer. His award winning scientific work has already been life changing for patients with Haemophilia B by making gene therapy safe, effective and reliable.

Innovation and entrepreneurial spirit is at their core, but their passion is working together as one team and tangibly making life changing impact. They are therefore looking for talented and passionate professionals who are driven and team orientated. If you share their vision for excellence and are looking for a high paced work environment you may be a great fit for their team.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Execute planning processes to ensure delivery of materials required for GMP(Good Manufacturing Practice) batch manufacture as required by the schedule.
Be the first point of contact for inbound related queries for materials needed in the GMP facility.
Daily administrative duties, including checking delivery documents, booking materials in.
Act as the interface between suppliers, 3rd party warehousing, material receiving warehouse and manufacturing teams.
Complete routine stock checks and Control stock at optimum levels throughout the supply chain  to achieve stock holding targets.
Assist in the design, implementation of Stock control procedures.
Implement SOPs(Standard Operating Procedures) and other documentation to support and control supply chain and inventory activities as required.
Support supply chain deviations, investigations, incidents and CAPAs (Corrective and Preventive action) as required. 
To liaise confidently with team members, collaborators and vendors to ensure requirements for manufacture are met.
Become fully trained in all company procedures as required. 
Support the development and implementation of inventory management systems.
 
Qualifications
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
 
Good degree in any discipline but a related subject such as Business or Supply Chain Management would be ideal
 
A placement year or some relevant post graduate experience in Supply Chain or Logistics.

Practical experience and a sound understanding of the required industry standards for supply and distribution of materials for GMP manufacture and clinical supply.
 
Strong IT and planning skills.
 
Experience in one or more of the following areas would be beneficial but not essential:
 
o Logistics and Custom regulation exposure.
o Experience of working in a highly regulated industry; Pharmaceuticals or Biotechnology.

PREFERRED SKILLS
ERP system experience with working knowledge of purchasing and inventory modules would be advantageous. (Sage, SAP, Oracle)
Strong MS Excel and analytical skills