Job Description

Supplier Relationship Manager
Job Number: 21-15488

Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager for our client in New Brunswick, NJ. 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:

  • The SRM is accountable for the oversight and management of all Client business with the assigned Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMOs).
  • Responsible for the relationship management and contract monitoring of active & intermediates, drug product, device assembly & packaging CMOs to ensure uninterrupted supply.
  • Leader of a cross-functional virtual plant team in a matrix structure.
  • Promotes team development, foster teamwork and build relationships within the Virtual Plant Team.
  • Drives performance within the assigned CMOs to mitigate risks and drive continuous improvement to optimizing value.
  • Manage and maintain positive relations with the assigned CMOs through structured supplier relationship models
  • Develop and execute operational Budgets for the assigned CMOs and ensure alignment with External Manufacturing's goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the successful resolution of all issues that may impact timely supply of product and/or contractual obligations
  • Effective management of all operational activities to deliver supply from the CMOs.
  • Contract Monitor for the assigned business
  • Execute CMO specific strategies and processes in line with ExM Mission Statement.
  • Proactively identify supply risks and implement strategies to avoid or minimize their impact
  • Accountable for the performance of the assigned CMOs. Responsible for reviewing and communicating CMO performance metrics and the development of the improvement plans as warranted.
  • Lead Business Review processes
  • Proactively identifies supply risks and proposes strategies for approval and implementation to avoid or minimize their impacts
  • Accountable for CMO' Business Continuity Risk Assessment
  • Ensure Projects executed at the assigned CMOs are delivered in line with Client requirements
  • Collaborate with Finance for product cost standards, variances
  • Support the transfer and launch of new products.
  • Designee Responsibilities this position can be a designee for Director, External Manufacturing.
Required Skills:
  • Operations experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing to cGMP standards including extensive knowledge of regulatory guidelines and validation practices.
  • Successful track record in execution and completion of objectives.
  • Able to effectively transfer complex knowledge regarding science and engineering procedures.
  • Ability to apply technical and cross-functional expertise to address complex operations problems.
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead teams and to work effectively with cross-functional & multi-location teams
  • Good inter-personal, communication, and presentation skills required.
  • Financial and project management skills
  • Experience of a culturally diverse workplace through international projects or global teams.
  • Experience negotiating supply agreements with CMOs.
  • BS/MS/PhD in engineering, chemistry, pharmacy or related pharmaceutical sciences.
  • MBA, C.P.M. and Project Management Certifications desired.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or related industry
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro

If interested, you may contact:
Paul Quibuyen
Paul Quibuyen | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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