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Supply Chain Manager (m/f/d)

  • Penzberg, Bavaria DE, Germany, 82377
  • Full Time

Position Summary

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for managing the manufacturing of kits used in specimen collection for Laboratory Operations. The role encompasses specimen collection kit products utilized globally. The candidate works with contract manufacturers on the kit manufacturing process, ordering, sourcing, logistics, tracking metrics on fulfillment, and quality complaint handling. This role is responsible for kit lifecyle management. The Manager ensures that regulated workflows and change management is adhered to during the kit manufacturing process.

What the job is about

·       Manage outsourced manufacturing and/or internal production of reagent and/or collection kits in accordance to applicable GMP, IVD-R, or regional regulations to ensure seamless lab processing.

·       Establish and update existing bill of materials and purchasing specifications for manufactured kits.

·       Provide metrics on kit inventory levels, consumption, expiration, and obsolete materials received from kit manufacturers.

·       Conduct regular meetings with external contract manufacturers and internal stakeholders to calibrate needs and requirements and anticipate changes in demands and process.

·       Work closely with the supply chain group to navigate back-order challenges by escalating and communicating to affected parties on plans to alleviate the supply challenge.

·       Finally, work closely with Quality Assurance and internal stakeholders on customer complaints, Non-conformances, CAPAs, and Supplier Corrective Action Reports.

Your qualifications

·       You hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.

·       You have at least 3+ years of professional experience managing inventories.

·       Working experience with electronic quality management systems is highly desirable.

·       Ideally, you have 7+ years of experience managing inventories within a life science organization and Lean Six Sigma knowledge.

·       You are detail oriented with excellent prioritization and organizational skills and have a passion for documentation and management.

·       You are fluent in German and English language.

Development opportunities and benefits

·       You can expect a high degree of independence and a flexible working environment.

·       We stand for sincere and trust-based interaction with each other.

·       Your personal and professional development is very important to us.

·       All the advantages of a familiar work environment while being embedded in a large, global company


Foundation Medicine is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin. Further, qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also FMI’s EEO Statement and EEO is the Law and Supplement. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.  (EOE/AAP Employer)

To all recruitment agencies: Foundation Medicine does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Foundation Medicine employees or any other organization location. Foundation Medicine is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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