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Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, Senior Manager

TriLink Biotechnologies is seeking a Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, Senior Manager. This role will lead and develop a growing functional area within supply chain operations. Focus of the role will be centered around managing procurement strategy and supply agreement opportunities for current and future growth capabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers who are aligned with company needs; support supply agreement negotiations including discount structures and volume rebates.
  • Comprehensive review of planning and procurement process workflows to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Work with Planning to manage long term production schedules to ensure material readiness.
  • Monitor and adjust daily, weekly, and monthly schedules based on production and sales performance. Analyze work order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements.
  • Analyze orders, market forecasts, and trend analysis to ensure the resources, capacity, and the flow path can meet demands.
  • Organize and facilitate weekly scheduling meetings to drive improved performance in schedule readiness and schedule adherence metrics for the site.
  • Provide guidance and trending information to buyers to optimize stock position of raw materials.
  • Participate in the development of a high performing culture focused on critical KPIís such as: PPV, Supplier On-Time Delivery (OTD), Quality.
  • Develop processes and tools to trend procurement efficiencies and opportunities to provide and drive actionable information, including scorecards and visual dashboards.
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Hire and retain key talent to meet strategic and tactical goals and KPIís.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree in business, engineering, life sciences, or a related field, with 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience as a cross-functional leader with demonstrated results in life sciences.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, develop, and mentor team members, with 5+ years of people leadership experience.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems required; NetSuite expertise strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, develop, and mentor team members, with 5+ years of people leadership experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with 21 CFR 820, ICH Q7, ISO 9001, and/or ISO 13485 requirements a plus.
  • Self-motivated and able to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to manage stress and balance competing demands in a high throughput environment.


TriLink Biotechnologies is a rapidly growing biotech firm in San Diego, CA that offers competitive wages and a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and a retirement plan.

TriLink is an EEO Employer.

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