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Inventory Control Specialist
Ref No.: 19-14816
Location: Summit, New Jersey
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Inventory Control Specialist in Summit, NJ with one of our top client.
Job Title: Inventory Control Specialist
Job Id: 19-14816
Location: Summit, NJ 07901
Duration: 6 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the execution of corporate inventory strategy across all Client inventory locations in the Americas region with over 10 Oracle warehouse and distribution sites which will include all Client brands and stock keeping units. 
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following
  • Collaboration with internal customers and logistics service providers, including but not limited to Corporate and Site Planning, Site Manufacturing Management, Site Warehouse Management, Order Management, Logistics, Costing, Internal Audit and Quality Assurance.
  • Maintain subject matter expertise for all Inventory Management functions in Oracle Maintain subject matter expertise and manage EDI transactional activity with LSPs.
  • Interface with Cost Accounting and Internal Audit to coordinate, manage and perform physical inventory counts as required.
  • Perform analytical assessments of inventory levels across all sites and develop and execute plans to maintain strategic inventory levels.
  • Validate inventory movements with proper shipping and receiving documentation from all sites.
  • Assure that all physical and electronic inventory movements are coordinated and executed on a timely basis.
  • Develop, Track /Manage and report key performance indicator metrics to identify and facilitate continuous process improvement Develop, author and maintain SOPs.
  • Distribute reports to internal and external clients as necessary Proactively identify strategic and operational issues and develop proposals outlining solutions
  •  Perform all transactions related to inventory management.
  • Skills/Knowledge Required: College degree in business or related field.
  • Individual should be detail oriented and able to multi-task 2 years’ experience in warehousing, inventory control distribution or packaging experience required.
  • Prior EBS systems experience required (Oracle preferred) Proficiency in MS Office required Excellent written and verbal communication skills Prior supervisory experience preferred Up to 25% domestic travel required.
Purpose and Scope of Position
  • This position is responsible for independently contribute to and support the Global Investigational Material Supply Chain (IMSC) operational matters pertaining to Global Logistics (GL).
  • The incumbent will be responsible to develop logistics strategies and ensure distribution set up is complete ensuring supplies are stored, shipped and delivered for each study in appropriate conditions.
  • As a key member of IMSC, the candidate will proactively recognize and address any technical and/or regulatory issues associated with GL.
  • This role will also have a responsibility for the review of IMSC GL documentation in the TMF. In addition, the incumbent may support various IMSC and external functions by completing assigned tasks.
Required Competencies
  • Strong background in cGMP, cGDP, cGLP, and ICH requirements.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management and handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Familiar with legislative and regulatory requirements with respect to investigational new drugs.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Advanced analytical and influencing skills.
  • Understanding and application of industry technology.
  • Excellent cross-functional negotiating skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of global drug development process.
  • Enhanced negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of drug development process.
  • Moderate analytical and influencing skills.
  • Moderate understanding of Forecasting & Planning requirements.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Moderate knowledge of industry technologies.
  • Moderate knowledge of Import/Export requirements.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and work under pressure.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures project deliverables are aligned with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Guides and influences teams for optimal use of the investigational material supply chain to achieve study and corporate goals.
  • May present at external industry meetings to share experiences and bring back new ideas.
  • May lead and/or provide coaching to other Operations Technical roles.
  • Reviews GMP documentation for operational and technical accuracy.
  • Owns and manages updates to internal Standard Operating Procedures/ Work Practices.
  • Consultant to others outside function.
  • Identifies risks and assumptions in plans, anticipates problems and plans for contingencies.
  • Removes obstacles to move work forward and/or to get efforts back on track.
  • Understands functional interdependencies and links possible solutions.
  • Raises issues and recommends solutions to senior management.
  • Helps builds/drive internal team consensus.
  • Drives conflict /issue resolution with internal/external partners and customers.
  •  Identifies and supports strategies for continuous improvements.
  •  May facilitate or lead interdepartmental team meetings in the chair's absence.
  • Mentors others to develop processes & industry practices.
  • Moderate understanding of global regulatory requirements.
  • Translates broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans.
  • Source of innovative solutions and industry best practices.
  • Recognized SME with ability to apply knowledge and influence other functions regarding best practices.
  • May be required to hire and manage a team of GMP operations direct reports.
  • Motivate team members, build trust and create a collaborative environment.
  •  Participate in and provide support to GMP audits as a Subject Matter Expert.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • BA/BS, Life Science degree/advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years in pharmaceutical industry related experience.
  • Minimum 4 years Clinical Development with global experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Working Conditions: (US Only)
  • Work is performed in a typical office environment, with standard office equipment available and used.
  • Work is generally performed seated, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no abnormal conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
Definitions and Abbreviations (As Applicable)
  • This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.
  • The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.
  • This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.
  • There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.
  • Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.  
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