Manager, Supply Chain Operations
BioNTech
Cambridge
3d ago

Manager, Supply Chain Operations*

Become Part of the BioNTech Family.

BioNTech is a Germany-based biotechnology company with U.S. offices in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD, that focuses on developing cancer therapeutics, including individualized immunotherapy, as well as vaccines for infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

  • The company's oncology pipeline contains several classes of drugs, including mRNA-based drugs to encode antigens, neoantigens, cytokines, and antibodies;
  • cell therapies; bispecific antibodies; and small-molecule immunomodulators. BioNTech is partnered with several large pharmaceutical companies, including Roche, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Genmab.

    Comirnaty (COVID-19 vaccine) is its first commercialized product.

    We are seeking a highly motivated individual with cGMP and Supply Chain experience to join the BioNTech US Supply Operations group.

    The candidate will be responsible for supporting many different aspects of Supply Chain Operations and is expected to lead activities related to supply operations planning, material movement, shipping & logistics, inventory management, operations process management as well as other facets found within a supply chain operations department.

    The Supply Chain Manager will be working with various departments to support the development and implementation of robust processes enabling a smooth and effective supply chain.

    The candidate will report to the head of Supply Chain Operations and work in close collaboration with the Manufacturing, Clinical Operations, R&D and Quality Assurance groups.

    Here, you’ll achieve greatness.

    Supporting BioNTech’s team in the US by :

  • Supervise US Export and Import activities, understand the regulations / requirements and coordinate US and international distribution and logistics between CMOs and with third party providers
  • Direct and ensure timely execution of ambient, refrigerated, frozen and cryogenic shipments
  • Proactively manage production schedule, inventory tracker, and shipment tracker to ensure materials are ordered, received, tested, and released in a timely fashion to support the master schedule.
  • Partner with CMC teams and Clinical Operations to identify demand assumptions such as, enrollment rate, number of sites, and number of countries, while ensuring changes to production strategy, trial design, enrollment timelines, manufacturing availability and regulatory requirements are considered.
  • Monitor inventory levels at depots and clinical sites through the life of a trial; take preventive actions to avoid potential supply issues while minimizing product loss to expiry or destruction.
  • Maintain strong partnerships and provide effective communications with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead discussion, problem solving efforts and process improvements to ensure that performance targets are met or exceeded
  • Develop and manage production administration processes to support operational execution, including BOM’s, specifications, change controls, and labels as required
  • What you have to offer.

    Minimum requirements; Bachelors degree with a 5 plus years supply chain experience.

  • Experience in working and managing cross-functional teams both internally and externally
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams, including Supply Chain, CMC, Clinical, Regulatory, and Quality.
  • Background in outsourced manufacturing / timelines / requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in a GMP environment
  • Proficiency in problem solving
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Preferred requirements; Experience within a fast-paced environment, preferably within the medical - biotechnology industry.

    Benefits for you.

    BioNTech US is committed to the well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base.

    Salaried / Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.

    Benefits include but are not limited to :

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance
  • HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance
  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time
  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
  • Commuting Assistance and free onsite parking
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Plus more benefits that will be shared upon hire!

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