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Supply Interface Manager

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Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Contract: PERM
Location: New Jersey, United States

Your Responsibilities:
Drive competitive advantage on supply chain initiatives for assigned CMO’s. This role will build the ‘bridge’ between the regional/category GMS supply chain planning hubs, local team and CMO operations.
►On the Customer-side it acts as the point of contact for the categoryegion supply planning hub and provides a mid-term supply risk overview on identified risks and opportunities at the CMO’s
► On the Supply side it keeps an overview of aggregated demand to supply ratio of strategic CMO’s (RCCP) and pro-actively manages risks and develop mitigation plans with CMO’s
The role is also an ‘’extended arm’’ of the Supplier Relationship Team for remote CMOs areas or for CMOs needing on site attention/intervention.
The role focuses on Customer Service, Quality, Value creation & Cost reductions, Continuous process improvement and standardization and overall Compliance as per GSK Consumer Healthcare guidelines in order to ensure continuity of supply to the business at optimum cost and high quality.

Strategic responsibilities:
-Accountable for driving the mid-term supply strategy and internal alignment to deliver superior results in cost, service, quality, EHS and overall performance in line with the overall CMO strategy in collaboration and alignment with GMS planning hubs and local teams where required
-Execute Business Continuity Plans (BCP’s) in support to the BC strategy for the strategic supply chains
-Contribute to the development of negotiation strategies with CMO’s while working closely with SRM/ Procurement
-Define the supply chain strategy for capacity, inventory etc. for the portfolio of CMO’s
-Lead the establishment/ adjustment of supply chain set-ups for portfolio transformations such as new product launches, tech. & analytical transfers, exits, divestments etc.  supplied through the CMO network

Operational responsibilities:

Supply planning/operations:
- Lead supply agenda within the SRT for the assigned portfolio of CMO’s and contribute to the cross-functional business goals.
- Ensure appropriate set-up for order management to realize best customer service at efficient cost in collaboration and alignment with GMS planning hubs and local teams where required
- Provide relevant inputs for supply communications and supply escalations
- Provide mid-term Supply Risk & Opportunities overview and ensure proper follow up on identified risks.
-Keep a good overview of the aggregated demand to the contract manufacturers and act with GMS Hubs and local teams if required.
- Ensure proper documentation of all processes related to Supply Chain management.
- Support Product Life cycle Events (Product introductions, Composition changes, artwork changes, tech /analytical transfers and exits) with proper bridging stock planning, inventory planning and stakeholder alignment (a/o Artwork Operations) to prevent any shortages, write-offs and obsolescence
- Act as ‘’extended arm’’ of the Supplier Relationship team in remote areas or on CMO site support to manage locally overall CMO end to end supply chain results.

Supplier Relationship Management:
-Implement and maintain SRM programs with our CMO’s, implementing proper supplier classification and operating rhythm, driving continuous improvement, optimizing quality, service, cost, innovation and regulatory compliance.
- Collect, monitor and evaluate CMO key deliveries and supply performance. Follow up on KPI’s (key Performance Indicators) and ensure the CMO (s) constantly meets the standards and targets, and that this performance is documented.

Process excellence:
- Implement/Maintain process documentation and demonstrate active process improvement focusing on problem solving approach, focusing on corrective actions/preventive actions.
- Improve and simplify processes to develop standardization, simplification and efficiency while increasing financial & quality compliance.
- Collaborates on Value Stream Mapping and implement Continuous Improvement Projects related to Operations with CMOs.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:

5-10 years
BSc technical or business degree

Preferred qualifications:
APICS/IML, computer skills (SAP, APO/JDA, MS Windows), lean/six sigma






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