Sr Clinical Supply Specialist - Operations Planner at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc. in HORSHAM, Pennsylvania

Posted in Supply Chain 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

Sr Clinical Supply Specialist - Operations Planner


Job ID: 2020-68750
Type: US-Southeast
# of Openings: 1
Category: Logistics



Operations Planner - Clinical Supplies

Location - West Point, PA

Do you want to be responsible for all activities associated with timely packaging, labeling and assembly of clinal materials for domestic and international studies?

Who are we?

We Are PRA.

We are 18,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 90+ countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

Who Are You?

You are an experience professional with a passion for clinical supplies. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You can provide excellent leadership to not only your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic. You motivate your teams to do great work and collaborate easily with your clients. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.

Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.


What Will you be doing?

This individual is responsible for timely execution of clinical supplies activities including, but not limited to, the processing of study specific packaging and labeling documentation, coordinate packaging job progress and review of documentation and procedures.

Day to Day Functions

  • Use of SAP systems to translate clinical trail packaging and labeling designs into electronic pharmaceutical production records.
  • Interact with Project Managers, Planners, Packaging Supervisors and Quality Assurance for the creation, review and approval of labeling and packaging documentation.
  • Contribute to or author SOPs
  • Analyze and anticipate technical problems and obstacles as they relate to clinical supplies packaging and participate in adjustment of logistics pertaining to drug supply.
  • Investigate and document deviations to SOPs or GMPs
  • Monitor and report progress of clinical packaging events at internal and external packaging facilities


Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience - required
  • Experience in clinical development and/or clinical supplies
  • Experience with clinical trials
  • Prior supply chain, logistics, or operations knowledge

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft applications; ERP & CTMS are highly desirable
  • Proven organization skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Understanding of cGMPs

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.