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Manager, Materials Management

Job Description

A well-regarded company focusing on patient therapies is seeking an Operations Manager, Materials to join their team. This is a great opportunity to work for an industry leader!


  • Enhance the Commercial Manufacturing Sites Materials Management capabilities through identifying and establishing best-in-class systems.
  • Develop staffing models to ensure department is appropriately staffed and trained to meet all capacity requirements
  • Drive continuous improvement of the Materials Management network design
  • Develop and implement protocols and practices to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of strategic initiatives
  • Apply new warehouse technologies to minimize errors and improve efficiency
  • Develop reports and dashboard to monitor performance against metrics and KPIs
  • Manage the creation, implementation and compliance for all documentation, procedures and policies
  • Overseeing, either directly or indirectly, change controls, investigations, and deviations
  • Manage operations of Materials Management network including assembly of kitted components, receiving, and shipment of product
  • Hire, train, develop, direct, mentor, and evaluate team members to accomplish established goals. 
  • Ensure development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate training curricula
  • Assist the head of the department in managing the budget and ensure the department adheres to the approved budget
  • Provide periodic reports to Materials Management Director on progress and challenges.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or related discipline; Industrial Engineering Degree and/or MBA preferred
  • At least 7 years of relevant operations management experience at a pharmaceutical or biotech company with specific emphasis on manufacturing, supply chain, or quality on-the-floor.
  • APICS, Project Management, and/or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Working knowledge and understanding of GMP, GCP, GDP, and relevant ICH and FDA guidelines
  • Strong management skills and experience in clinical or commercial manufacturing with the flexibility to handle multiple tasks
  • Advanced analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • In depth knowledge of supply chain operations in a cGMP setting including international distribution experience.
  • Cold chain knowledge and experience in a pharmaceutical or medical setting
  • Experience with Oracle EBS, SAP and similar strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Role will have multiple contacts across internal and external groups
  • Process-oriented with strong analytical skills for risk identification and management
  • Proficient in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Warehousing software
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Self-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job description
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 815658
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Manager, Materials Management

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