$100K — $150K *
Position at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
We have an opening for a Manager/Lead Associate, API Procurement in our Princeton, NJ office.
This role will drive the procurement operations of materials including Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and critical excipients and all relevant supplier services.
Ensure regular availability of API’s and critical excipients materials for US operations (internal and external CMO plants);
Review and monitor supplies and planned deliveries with manufacturing, QC/QA to align according to business priorities;
Continuous tracking and monitoring of sourcing activities to ensure timely actions initiated to ensure supplies of materials
Lead and organize technical discussions with vendors and internal technical teams and facilitate exchange of documents between teams; Evaluate and agree on long-term supply arrangements with suppliers where possible to ensure cost competitiveness in the market;
Coordinate with the vendors and organize vendor audits as needed by coordination with the QA department.
Develop and implement Strategic Sourcing Strategies
Prepare strategy sheets/documents for each key material (APIs/Excipients) clearly outlining competition, pricing and strategy by analyzing market data.
Continuously analyze key market intelligence and review/update sourcing strategy accordingly to ensure strategic leadership in the marketplace is in place at all times.
Work closely with other internal/external manufacturing teams on continuously identifying alternate sources for all materials and facilitate their qualification.
Facilitate interactions with QA teams to ensure the timely and smooth qualification of the identified alternate vendors.
Act as the lead program manager for the Total Variable Cost savings reduction program which consists of accountability and ownership to help develop, implement, lead and deliver the various Variable Cost savings projects in the fiscal year.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain. MBA is preferred
At least 8 years of experience with strong domain knowledge of pharma API Procurement and Purchasing industry experience is required. Strong knowledge of SAP – procure to pay cycle. Ability to create and maintain relationships with vendors at various levels.Strong negotiation skills are critical to the role for API cost reductions and continuous supply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Valid through: 4/13/2021
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