ElevateBio is a cell and gene therapy technology company built to power the development of transformative cell and gene therapies today and for many decades to come. The company has assembled industry-leading talent, built world-class facilities, and integrated diverse technology platforms necessary for rapid innovation and commercialization of cell, gene, and regenerative therapies.

The Role:

Join ElevateBio’s enthusiastic and collaborative team by contributing to the overall success of our revolutionary new business model. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a growing team and to help influence, build and mature our supply chain business systems roadmap.  We are looking for a collaborative visionary leader that understands the value of working closely with “the business”. An individual with an understanding of industry “best in class” and the passion and leadership necessary to drive meaningful changes in how to leverage technology to improve business operations. The Director, Supply Chain Systems works directly with business users in Manufacturing, Quality, and Supply Chain functions to either deliver solutions directly, or partner closely with IT delivery teams to develop requirements for technical solutions.

 

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible and accountable (in collaboration with key stakeholders) for build, delivery and management of overall Supply Chain System strategy (roadmap) to help drive our investment and capability strategy (including integration strategy, change management and prioritization).
  • Responsible and accountable for delivering portfolio of projects and enhancements to ERP and satellite systems. Accountable for developing project plan, change management strategy, communication plan, and co-lead steering committees with IT partners.
  • Partner closely with IT and business functions to develop and prioritize system improvements.
  • Partner with functional leadership on implementation of super user strategy and capabilities for long-term sustainment and continuous improvement of core business processes.
  • Responsible for Supply Chain ERP process definition including Planning, Procurement, Order Management, Warehouse, Shipping/Distribution.
  • Perform impact assessment on new or changing capability, including impact to GxP, Chain of Custody, SOPs, Training, SOX, and Data Integrity.
  • Oversees core systems activities including:
  • Implementation of systems for Manufacturing, Warehouse, Quality, Logistics, and traceability including requirements, testing, and deployment activities.
  • Managing ongoing system implementation projects; maintain, improve, and support administration for Supply Chain-specific systems and related applications after go-live.
  • Implementation of tools for clinical sites, carriers and vendors and subsequent monitoring of compliance.
  • Advises Supply Chain leaders on how to leverage tools to drive financial and operational benefits for the organization.
  • Identifies operational improvement opportunities related to Supply Chain and Logistics systems and technology and collaborates with leadership and business partners to implement.
  • Engages with business counterparts to understand Manufacturing, Warehouse, Logistics, and Supply Chain solutions that have been identified in the marketplace and/or other functions across the ElevateBio Supply Chain.
  • Stays up to date with industry trends around potential logistics solutions and networks with industry experts to identify future initiatives.
  • Creation, maintenance of training and SOP requirements as necessary.
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving availability, performance, reliability, and security of the Supply Chain systems post implementation.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent work experience in a Supply Chain role
  • Experience with SAP ECC6 or greater.  S4 Hana experience highly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in SAP design and implementation, ideally in a biopharmaceutical environment
  • Extensive experience in ERP systems development, implementation, and lifecycle management, ideally in biopharmaceutical environment
  • Exposure to designing Chain of Identity (COI) solutions, ideally in a biopharmaceutical environment
  • Exposure to integration with external quality and manufacturing systems with SAP (e.g., MES, LIMS)
  • Strong knowledge of GMP and Supply Chain systems and processes
  • Strength in communicating and working independently and effectively with broad stakeholders in various scientific/technical/business disciplines
  • Diversified end-to-end Supply Chain experience across multiple disciplines (Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, IT, etc.)
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with a variety of key stakeholders (IT, Finance, Manufacturing, Logistics, Quality, Supply Chain)
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Strong project/portfolio management skills
  • Proven leadership skills and organization management experience
  • Experience developing and mentoring staff 

 

Why join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is accelerating the future of biotechnology; developing the next-generation of cell, viral and regenerative medicine therapeutics for the treatment of severe diseases.  We have launched a revolutionary new model that integrates innovators, infrastructure and capital to effectively develop cell, gene and related therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening disorders.  With plans for a cutting-edge laboratory and manufacturing center already underway, we're building a world-class organization lead by expert talent with bench-to-bedside capabilities.

At the heart of the ElevateBio platform is ElevateBio Base Camp, a state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing center for innovation in the Greater Boston Area to be staffed with a world-class team of scientists.

Our Vision:
Next-generation product development for advanced therapies supported by global bench-to-bedside expertise shared across our portfolio of companies

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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