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Materials Inventory Manager

Kelly Services
Baltimore, MD 21217
**_Materials Inventory Manager_**

**_Rockville, MD_**

**_Direct Hire_**

**_**Great Pay and Benefits**_**

We are seeking a Manager of Materials Control and Inventory to support the development of our next generation medicine manufacturing platforms. Our manufacturing platform is comprised of modules that can chemically synthesize active pharmaceutical ingredients, purify crude products, and formulate into finished drug product. These modules are miniaturized and mobile and can be deployed anywhere in the world to strengthen pharmaceutical supply chain and enable local production of medicines. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this position will be responsible for:


Receiving and Inventory Management

+ Develop and implement receiving and inventory management SOPs and warehousing requirements, including:

+ Receiving, purchase order reconciliation, incoming inspection of goods received, receipt of goods into inventory control system and stored per storage specifications

+ Material Warehousing per material storage specification and status (Development / Quarantine/ Released / Rejected)

+ Inventory control, transfer procedures that maintain traceability for all material and finished goods

+ Monitoring inventory expiry dates

+ Shipping, maintain shipping documentation via inventory control procedures, ship per material storage / shipping specifications

+ Maintain warehouse cleanliness

+ Manage staff ensuring warehouse SOP compliance

+ Implement new receiving and inventory management policies and procedures.

+ Manage warehouse staff to execute SOPS efficiently and ensure effective and compliant execution of receiving, storage, and inventory management processes.


+ Develop and implement requisition and distribution SOPs with a focus on efficiency, quality control and compliance

+ Manage staff to efficiently distribute supplies and equipment in compliance with all SOPs and quality standards.

+ Oversee routine disposition of incoming components for research, development, and GMP use

Quality Systems

+ Develop and ensure implementation of effective SOPs for procurement and inventory management.

+ Develop programs and SOPs for supplier quality.

+ Conduct market research, identify potential vendors/suppliers, develop RFPs in conjunction with COO, and Quality/Manufacturing departments

+ Obtain and review competitive bids, lead supplier selection process

+ Negotiate pricing and payment terms.

+ with selected vendors, update pricing annually and negotiate to manage increases.

+ Establish and maintain approved supplier list, including regular cost and performance reviews and updates.

+ Establish and maintain quality agreement with suppliers, including regular compliance reviews.

+ Maintain supplier/vendor relationships through regular communication.

+ Oversee critical material change management and work with Quality Team to investigate and assess final product impact.

+ Establish audit schedule based on risk assessment of supplier and ensure audit compliance.

+ Conduct audits of suppliers and CMOs; ensure compliance based on findings.

+ Manage material specification programs in coordination with Quality, Research and Development and Manufacturing Teams.

+ Review and streamline SOPS for supplies and equipment requisitions.

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business, biological, biotech, or basic sciences, or a related field.

+ Minimum of 2 years experience working in procurement, logistics or supply chain management.

+ Prior experience and proficiency in cGMP FDA materials management systems and processes

+ Experience developing and monitoring budgets, developing RFPs and negotiating contracts.

+ Strong analytical capabilities to evaluate deals and understand fair and optimal pricing structures.

+ Experience supervising a small staff and developing a team approach.

+ Experience working in fast-paced, entrepreneurial settings, in diverse, cross-functional teams, and reporting to multiple departments.

+ Strong communications skills, orally, in writing and in presentations.

+ Strong project management skills

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, detail oriented, capable of multi-tasking.

+ Innovative mindset and problem-solving approach

+ Proactive and resourceful

+ Energy and passion to thrive in a start-up environment and to deliver on the mission of the company

**Desired Competencies:**

+ 5 years working in procurement, logistics or supply chain management with Pharma, biotech or GMP experience.

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**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-16

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