Supply Chain Analyst (397-419)
ARIAD is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotechnology company focused on cancer. We are a cohesive team of talented people from diverse backgrounds with a shared vision: We seek to transform the lives of patients with breakthrough cancer medicines. This is our purpose. This is our passion. This is our promise.
Supply Chain Analyst will be a key contributor to the company’s growth of its oncology portfolio through meaningful analytical support, establishment and maintenance of appropriate management tools and report. The position will be based in Cambridge, MA and will report directly to the Associate Director of Commercial Supply Chain. Supply Chain Analyst will work closely with both Commercial and Clinical Supply Chain teams to provide daily support with operational execution of multiple initiatives, including but not limited to those initiatives that target standardization of existing procedures and controls, inventory management, planning, purchase order placement and follow up, invoice reconciliation and other processes within the entire supply chain. The position will partner closely with ARIAD’s contract manufactures and 3PL service providers at all stages of Supply Chain to help maintain effective and efficient Order and Inventory Management for both Clinical and Commercial Supply Chain. Supply Chain Analyst will be empowered with decision making that will directly contribute to the execution of a highly effective and efficient Supply Chain.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Support various supply chain projects by analyzing data, developing models, making recommendations for change
- Analyze various sets of data in clinical and commercial supply chain using methods such as data mining, data modeling, and cost/benefit analysis
- Prepare management reports on performance, inventory replenishment requirements, spend by category
- Issue purchase orders and follow up in a timely manner with appropriate parties internally and externally and communicate appropriately to management
- Maximize inventory utilization and obsolescence management by providing expertise and direction in inventory management related issues, resulting in improved asset turnover
- Develop, manage, and evaluate new and innovative methods of performance reporting
- Analyze and translate data into actionable recommendations to improve the process
- Monthly reporting on inventory turnover, obsolescence, and production plan
- Communicate changes to the plan to all parties to realign relevant stakeholders towards the same goals.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and regulatory guidelines governing commercial and scientific interactions with healthcare professionals, payers, advocacy and other business partners.
- Serve as a role model for compliant behavior that is consistent with the mission, vision and values of the ARIAD organization.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline.
- Minimum 3 years of supply chain experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or Medical Device industry
- Strong understanding of product life cycle from clinical supply chain through product commercialization and life cycle management
- Understanding of the outsourced Order to Cash model
- Sound financial background with desirable experience working with Purchase Orders and Invoices
- APICS certification desirable
- Experience implementing and working with ERP systems, preferably Oracle based systems
- Demonstrated evidence of analytical, planning and execution capabilities
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with experience in conflict resolution and negotiations
- Proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Strong commitment to business ethics
- Understanding of, and experience with, regulatory framework applicable to interactions with HCPs, payers, advocacy and other business partners.
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ARIAD is an equal opportunity employer. The Company's policy is to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation or age and to comply with applicable laws and regulations. All employment decisions will be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.