Principal Accountabilities :
Sub Job Family Description : Monitor quality, compliance and regulatory aspects between company and third party manufacturers including relationship management, technical issues, schedule conflicts, quality issues, vendor selection and evaluation.
Provide contractors with the proper information to ensure that contractors meet quality standards. Act as liaison between company and contractors to ensure all products are manufactured following good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and quality products are released and available to meet customer needs.
Identify potential new contractors and evaluates financial stability of new suppliers. Coordinate the development of documentation for contractor manual.
May respond to cost and feasibility requests and obtain vendor quotations. Under broad supervision : * Responsible for conducting site visits to contract manufacturing organization facilities to observe production and testing of company products and review for compliance* Support the operations of contract suppliers including technical issues, quotations, vendor selection and evaluation, schedule conflicts, and quality issues
Knowledge & Skill Requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related field *Equivalent years of experience in a substantially similar industry may be considered in lieu of a degree to be determined by the nature of the specific job and the hiring manager’s criteria* Three to five years of related experience preferred* Strong written and oral communication skills
Knowledge & Application :
Understands and applies the principles and practices in a recognized professional field requiring extensive academic preparation* Likely to be newly professionally qualified in a specific field, or will have extensive experience in complex technical area* Determines a course of action based on guidelines and modifies processes and methods as required* Generally requires knowledge of company policies, practices, and procedures
Problem Solving :
Resolves issues which are often varied and non-routine
Uses previous experience to identify most appropriate option or improve existing approaches* Problems likely to require clarification* Undertakes analysis and investigation to solve differing, but related, problems* Work is performed under general guidance and direction* May require the initiation of contacts to resolve and discuss mutual problems or collaboration on procedures or transactions
Conveys information to occasionally divergent audiences that may require some persuasion* In some instances will need to convey information to audiences not knowledgeable of the subject matter* Requires objective review of difficult work problems, obtaining cooperation or approval* Understands and communicates fairly complex information within the specialization or recognized body of formal knowledge
Impact is generally limited to short-term team performance, occasionally on medium-term goals* Supports the achievement of goals through own personal effort
Responsible for planning own work, assessing own progress, and adjusting efforts to meet goals* Beginning to have more of a contributory impact on team performance
Accountable for meeting own targets which impact the immediate work area* Accountable for own targets which will typically be definable but not always financially measurable
May help coordinate the work of junior members of the team* Accountable for managing own impact on cost and profitability of the business