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Director Supply Chain

date posted 01/14/2021
contract type Full time
job id R2580039
location Allston, Massachusetts

Director Supply Chain

The Site Supply Chain Director will work as a member of the Site Leadership Team. Their primary focus will be to provide strategic direction and operational discipline to the site Supply Chain Organization.In addition they will lead the implementation of SMS, SCCore and MRP II Class A supply chain processes, policies, tools and KPIs to drive site-wide supply chain improvements.This includes the Site Supply Review, Capacity & Operations Planning (C&OP), Inventory Management and site Supply Risk Management.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Site General Manager and actively participate on the Site Leadership team to ensure site deliverables are met

  • Owner of end to end site Supply Chain operations, improvements and overall performance

  • Own execution of site annual planning cycle (Budgeting & Strat Plan) and monthly planning cycle (Capacity & Operations Planning and Site Supply Review)

  • Oversee functional teams responsible for supply planning, capacity planning, material planning, inventory management and warehousing

  • Ensure site Supply Chain organization roles & responsibilities are aligned with corporate standards.

  • Lead, manage and oversee development of Supply Chain personnel

  • Oversee initiatives related to Supply Chain planning system changes and upgrades

  • Supply chain quality system leader and process owner with focus on ensuring alignment with cGMP and corporate quality standards

  • Accountable for Functional Area Review and site Raw Material MRB processes

  • Interface with Supply Chain leaders at other Sanofi manufacturing locations to drive efficiency across the End-to-End supply network.

  • Work with Corporate Process Owners to ensure the site’s Supply Chain policies and processes are consistent with corporate policies and processes.

  • Use strong communication and presentation skills to ensure the site Supply Chain vision is clearly understood by all site personnel

* Key Responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, in accordance with business needs

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree

  • 12+ plus years of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Materials experience

  • Advanced Degree and/or 10+ years of Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Materials experience in the US and International arenas, in positions of increasing responsibility at a management level.

  • 3+ years of Supply Chain Organization leadership experience

  • 3+ years of ERP and Supply Chain systems experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Successful MRP II Class A program leadership experience in a Pharma or Biologics company

  • APICS certification

Special Working Conditions

  • 10% Global / Domestic travel annually

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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