Supply Chain Manager in Summit, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

 Drug Product Manufacturing - CMO, Sterile, Aseptic, 

Job Description

The successful candidate will manage the manufacturing and clinical supply chain for a range of therapeutic protein products in clinical development 

  • Will interface with CMOs, Quality, supply chain, development and other partners to effectively manage scheduling, manufacture, release and logistics of investigational materials to support clinical trials. 
  • Will work with teams and be responsible for mfg. site selection, process fit, request for proposal and business operational documents (CDAs, DSAs etc.) 
  • Will work closely with drug product development group to support manufacturing process development, scale-up and technology transfer activities. 
  • Will interact effectively with members of the Biologic Development and Operations department, and with other stakeholders (Investigational Materials Supply Chain, Quality, Analytical Development/QC, Regulatory CMC, Commercial, and Clinical organizations). 


  • BS/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences with 2-5 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical industry, or equivalent. Ph.D. with 1-2 years’ relevant experience and interest in a manufacturing and operations career will also be considered. 
  • Experience in technology transfer and working with Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMO) desirable. 
  • Experience in working in a cGMP environment desirable. 
  • Experience in clinical supply chain management and clinical packaging and labeling.
  • Strong desire to learn operational aspects of drug product manufacturing and supply chain required. 
  • Familiarity with sterile/biologic drug product manufacturing processes and unit operations from drug substance storage to secondary packaging is required. Familiarity with primary packaging (e.g., glass, non-glass materials) a plus. 
  • Knowledge of sterile drug product unit operations, aseptic / clean room technology and microbiology desirable. 
  • Working knowledge of statistics, data mining and trending for manufacturing process robustness analysis desirable. 
  • Familiarity with Global regulatory, cGMP, cGLP, and ICH requirements. 
  • Demonstrated skills in project management and handling multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Knowledge of global drug development process. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, and a strong desire to learn, contribute and collaborate 
  • *35% travel - both US and International


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