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Materials Planner (cGMP)

Company: Amplifybio, LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about significantly improving the future of medicine? Do you believe that people are the most important asset of any company? If so, join AmplifyBio! AmplifyBio is a company dedicated to building an integrated environment where clients can access technologies, platforms, capabilities and safety testing for the scale up and commercialization of advanced therapies. We began as a CRO, spun out from the Battelle organization in West Jefferson, Ohio and are now proud to have added a site in South San Francisco dedicated to discovery, optimization, and characterization of client drug candidates. The platforms and domain expertise at our San Francisco site fills the critical gap that exists between discovery and the clinical scale up of drug development. The team here is dedicated to helping clients understand the biological and immunological mechanisms and characteristics of their advanced therapies to ensure product consistency and prevent unexpected failures downstream. We partner with our clients, leveraging state of the art technologies and platforms we will enable our customers to accelerate and improve the product development cycle, from concept to commercial.When you join our team, you will be a part of groundbreaking work while collaborating with our clients, research scientists, study directors, lab technicians and specialists across a variety of disciplines. Our chemists, biologists, veterinarians, data scientists, engineers, pathologists, and other experts collaborate to deliver new and exciting breakthroughs. The future for AmplifyBio is as great as the combination of our imaginations and actions, and we hold ourselves accountable for our choices and results. We have a bias for action, excellence, and, especially, the health and safety of our employees.AmplifyBios next step forward in advancing medical breakthroughs, treatments, and cures for disease is to establish a Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT) manufacturing and development facility. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to help create and define a first-of-its-kind CGT facility at our new site in South San Francisco, CA. AmplifyBio is currently seeking a Materials Planner, (cGMP) to join our growing team!!!The Materials Planner is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by owning raw materials planning, ensuring availability to support scheduled clinical manufacturing. This role will oversee end-to-end clinical supply chain activities for assigned clients. This role will collaborate closely with clients, internal teams like Procurement and QA/QC, and external vendors & suppliers to support clinical manufacturing activity. What Youll Do Here:

  • Develop and support inventory strategy and forecasts; maintain inventory plans and models for raw materials to support clinical production.
  • Determine stock levels for critical inputs; monitor inventory levels and manage excess or obsolete inventory.
  • Identify and communicate supply risks that may impact production schedule.
  • Work cross functionally to address and resolve any issues related to production and materials planning.
  • Supply planning activities: create and maintain supplier forecasts and purchase orders for specific client projects to meet planned demand.
  • Create and maintain planning and logistics metrics to enable process improvements.
  • Assist in the scheduling of cold chain 3PLs: Leuk accessioning and Final Product shipping.
  • Design and establish key business processes to ensure proactive planning and risk mitigation to align with AmplifyBios strategic initiatives and goals.
  • Minimize variability and align logistics, demand planning, and sourcing to ensure minimum financial impact while maintaining continuous manufacturing operations and cold chain logistics.We Would Love to Hear from You If:
    • Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or Supply Chain Management.
    • 4+ years of experience in production planning, materials planning, and/or related experience.
    • Knowledge of pharmaceutical raw materials planning, production processes, & quality control.
    • Working knowledge of cGMP/FDA regulated industry.
    • Ability to interact well with internal and external customers.
    • Excellent communication and analytics skills.
    • Experience with NetSuite and/or Prendio is a plus.
    • Ability to work in a small, high growth company and a fast-paced environment. At AmplifyBio, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. AmplifyBio encourages everyone including women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and those in the LGBTQIA+ community to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description. Hire for attitude and train for aptitude creates unique opportunities to build strong teams of smart, motivated individuals who love what they do.AmplifyBio is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (including gender expression and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law. AmplifyBio will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruiting process. We are committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and customers. Therefore, COVID vaccination is required. Why You Will Love Working Here:We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to Amp up our benefits to provide an amazing place to work. From a wellness program to financial planning and legal assistance, we make sure to take care of our own.
      • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at AmplifyBio!
      • Competitive Compensation Package
      • We take work-life balance seriously and we back it up with an UNLIMITED PTO policy!
      • Life and AD&D insurance
      • Supplemental insurance
      • LiveHealth Online
      • Smart Shopper (helps you shop for better medical care and earn cash rewards while you save)
      • Generous paid parental leave
      • Wellness and Self-Care Programs
      • 401(k) match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • EAP/work-life support system
      • A fun work environment where everyones voice matters.
      • We are just getting started! More benefits on the way!
      • An Opportunity to Change the World!!! PI216455532

Keywords: Amplifybio, LLC, Oakland , Materials Planner (cGMP), Other , Oakland, California

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