Achaogen is seeking an experienced and highly motivated leader for the position of Associate Director / Director of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), reporting directly to the Senior Director of Supply Chain. The leader will be responsible for developing the company’s S&OP process, managing its governance and driving overall product planning. In this role, s/he will ensure demand and supply plans are in balance and will manage the associated financial, capacity and risk considerations. S/he will partner closely with Commercial, Regulatory and other Technical Operations functions to mitigate supply risks in the event of a supply shortage. S/he will be responsible for providing visibility to critical supply planning issues, for escalation to senior management and for developing, leading and implementing mitigation plans. S/he will also manage product changes, allocate products under constraint and develop strategies to improve supply planning and inventory management processes.
The leader in this role must be able to easily flex from executive level discussions to day-to-day management of supply planning; the role is both strategic and hands on. S/he will routinely advise Achaogen’s Executive Committee and other company management on areas of business opportunity and risks related to commercial supply chain.
Achaogen is preparing for a New Drug Application (NDA) submission in the second half of 2017 with expected commercial launch in 2018. This role is a unique opportunity for an experienced Supply Chain leader to shape the supply chain strategy and drive the execution necessary to produce and deliver the company’s first commercial product.
B.S. degree in Life Sciences or Business (Operations Management or Supply Chain Management) or related field.
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