Supply Chain Manager

Cranford, NJ 07016

Posted: 01/04/2019 Industry: Pharma Job Number: 8697 Pay Rate: $110,000 - $120,000/yr.


  • Rolling 12 months production forecast

  • Update rolling forecast on a monthly basis

  • Prepare documents for new products launches (HDA sheets, Assignment of GTIN, Product set up sheet etc.)

  • Issuance of purchase orders to the overseas manufacturing sites as per the demand, rolling forecast and agreed production lead time.

  • Maintain inventory of all SKUs on an ongoing basis.

  • Logistics coordination of shipment with the overseas manufacturer and affiliates.

  • Communicates and coordinates with the overseas suppliers for timely and accurate dispatches as per the purchase orders.

  • Coordinate with customs broker for customs & FDA clearance of in-transit shipments and timely delivery to the 3PL warehouse.

  • Analyze inventory by lot & expiry including inventory reconciliation.

  • Analyze actual sales vis- -vis forecast on a monthly basis.

  • Timely release of inventory for distribution based on QA feedback for temperature data. Follow up with QA/QC for any temperature excursion.

  • Day to day coordination with 3PL for customer purchase orders and timely dispatches of all open customer POs.

  • Review & submit broker invoices to Finance.

  • Provide any documents, information or clarification when asked by the customs or/and FDA to get the shipment cleared in a timely manner.

  • Prepare, review and maintain Inventory with Expiry data.

  • Assign shipment modes for products based on inventory levels Air or Sea.

  • Day to day coordination with 3PL for customers purchase orders and timely dispatches of all open POs.

  • Communication with distribution center including shipment pick up arrangements etc.

  • Month end activities including closing of books, reconciliation of inventory.

  • Misc. Reports preparation.

  • Manage customer returns, product expiry, recalls etc.

  • Procure & handle shipments of Innovator (RLD) samples for R&D when required.

  • Performs any other job as assigned.



  • BA / BS (MBA preferred)

  • 5 Years of previous pharmaceuticals company experience in Supply Chain.

  • Knowledge of supply chain activities, including transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.

  • Ross & Oracle ERP system.

  • Motivated self- starter and Leadership-oriented with strong work ethic.

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and writings.

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills.

  • Teamwork and collaboration.

  • Problem solving and decision making.

  • Supply chain synchronization.

  • International regulations.

  • Logistics & Distribution.

  • Higher multi-tasking ability.

  • Excellent organizing, communication and presentation skills.

  • Good time management and interpersonal skills.

  • Team Leader/player.

  • Quick learner and ability to listen.

  • Need based travel (may involve overseas travel).

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