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Kelly Services Associate Director, Site Planner and Materials Management, Oceanside, CA in Oceanside, California

Associate Director, Site Planner and Materials Management, Oceanside, CA

Job Description

Associate Director, Site Production Planning and Materials Management will be a part of the site leadership team responsible for site production planning, materials and inventory management, logistics, and warehouse management. In this role, you will supervise a team consisting of Site Planner, materials management specialists, and warehouse and logistics associates to support operations at our facility in Oceanside, CA.


  • Manage and build up the department

  • Provide and maintain detailed overall site scheduling production plans for production at the facility in Oceanside to assure no gaps or delays in processing, release, and shipments

  • Develop and implement planning tools through MS Project, spreadsheet and relational databases for the total manufacturing process at the site

  • Create and maintain planning and logistics metrics to enable process improvements

  • Minimize variability and align logistics, demand planning and sourcing to ensure minimum financial impact and uninterrupted manufacturing operations and cold chain workflow

  • Support product shipments collaboratively across the site to ensure that shipment requests are timely coordinated for products

  • In collaboration with Supply Chain, develop/support forecasts and maintain long-term manufacturing plans and models for the activities at the site supporting the operation

  • Coordinate activities required to support the manufacture, testing, packaging, labeling, release, shipping, and distribution of clinical and commercial materials

  • Perform warehouse operations to ensure a compliance and safe environment

Your profile

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Life Sciences, project management or related business administration is required with a certification in logistics or planning preferred

  • At least 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry with 6 years of relevant logistics and planning - clinical and commercial supply experience at a pharmaceutical or biotech company in a planning and supply chain management role preferred

  • Experience working closely with Manufacturing, Project Management, functional team leaders, clinical teams, contract manufacturing partners and/or cold chain shippers and logistics providers

  • At least 5 years of people management experience

  • Excellent MS Office and MS Project skills

  • In depth knowledge of material requirements planning and production scheduling

  • Demonstrated technical skills and mindset in logistic and cold chain management including process optimization and delivery of patient kits

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain; international distribution experience (Pharmaceuticals) preferred

  • Additional specific qualifications in clinical supplies demand and logistics/ or planning management including and APICs, CPIM, and related processional certifications preferred

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with on call duty as needed

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.