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Lilly unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. Lilly is a fortune 500 company that has been in operation for over 140 years. We make medicine with safety first and quality always while living our company values of Integrity, Excellence, and Respect for People.
Lilly is designing and building a new state of the art Parenteral, Device Assembly, and Packaging Facility located at the Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina. This is an exciting opportunity to help build and operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing site and Quality System from the ground up.
The Supply Chain Associate (SCA) is responsible for Material Flow, Project Planning and Execution Support, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management. The SCA ensures the material handling system and supporting processes are designed and implemented utilizing lean principles enabling the flow of material and information across the campus while supporting operations rates.
The Supply Chain for this facility will be highly integrated, minimizing inventory holding, utilizing reusable/returnable containers and pallets in closed loop system design.
Create and maintain a Plan for Every Part (PFEP) for assigned materials. The PFEP will include but not limited to supplier data, both SAP Bill of Material and non-Bill of Material items such as reusable containers and pallets, product usage expressed as quantities and rates across the RTP site. The PFEP will be a living document that will be used throughout the project delivery phase enabling a smooth transition to operational execution.
Support lean principles and ensure efficient and effective material flows are maintained
Support value steam mapping initiatives across the RTP site
Coordinate cross functionally to ensure appropriate container harmonization is achieved across both internal Lilly sites and external supply network
Project Planning and Execution Support
Establish effective relationships with the joint process teams, Lilly sites, functional areas, and external partners
Coordinate with Supply Chain Orchestrated Planning and Lilly North American Customer Service to ensure demand flowing to RTP is balanced with site delivery of capacity. Communicate changes as required.
Review demand requirements with cross functional Project team and facilitate alignment to a unified plan that balance’s customer service, capacity, and operating efficiencies
Update planning and execution systems as required
Help align project plans to meet and/or exceed customer service expectations
Perform timely system transactions to reflect the applicable flow of material through RTP
Provide customer support to internal and external partners
Communicate supply concerns, when appropriate, and help drive action plans
Serve as a Buyer representative for RTP though the project phase inclusive of BOM and non-BOM components needed for various commissioning and qualification activities
Create and maintain all MRP and Non-MRP orders
Serve as a procurement liaison for CMs and Suppliers for the RTP Project Team
Supply Chain Management
Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of project plans, launch plans, and sourcing activities
Provide consult to the Global Supply Chain regarding Inventory Targeting, Risk Assessment, and Life Cycle management
Support the creation and maintenance of key business agreements (Supply Agreements, MRDs and Quality Agreements)
Utilize Operational Standards for Supply Chain Excellence principles & processes, to analyze supply chain performance and drive continuous improvement
Manage material inventories and mitigate obsolescence risks as the project team moves towards operational readiness
Support and conduct supply chain assessments as required, and implement action plans to project delivery disruptions and improve supply chain effectiveness
Maintain close alignment with SAP and PMX data stewardship, ensuring timely and accurate SAP set-up of data elements to enable demand flow to the RTP site, supply of product both to and from RTP site (internal and external), execution of testing, qualification, validation and production activities.
Participate in applicable Power User forums and communicate pertinent information
Provide supply chain education and support the creation of processes and proceduresSupport and provide input into RTP site IT set-up and testing as required
At least 2 years of experience in Supply Chain and Logistics management (S&OP, demand management, customer service), matured in industries with complex supply chain (e.g. - Automotive, FMCG, Pharma/Medical Devices)
SAP User/Experience in using ERP systems
Demonstrated Project Management skills
Ability to communicate and influence effectively across functional groups
Strategic thinking and capability
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
Enthusiasm for changes, team spirit and flexibility
APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) certification
Lean Six Sigma experience
Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Logistics (MBA is a preference)
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