Radius Health, Inc.

  • Head of Supply Chain

    Job Locations US-PA-King of Prussia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/5/2018 9:13 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    The Head of Supply Chain is responsible for global supply chain activities and provides leadership and oversight for the Supply Chain organization.  The role is responsible for ensuring ongoing continuity of quality supply throughout the multi-node manufacturing and distribution network to satisfy product demand.

    The role is responsible for the total cost of goods (COGS) spend and supply chain budget across a network of four-six contract manufacturing and distribution sites with significant growth expected over the next five years.

    The role reports to the Senior Vice President, Technical Operations and partners heavily with cross functional leaders in Commercial, Quality Assurance, and Manufacturing Science and Technology to deliver on key objectives.


    • Responsible for ensuring critical performance measures are achieved for customer service, inventory, and cost through the effective management of external suppliers, direct materials procurement, and robust planning systems.
    • Ensures medium to long range capacity will meet forecasted demand and appropriate investments are identified and executed where needed to enable company growth.
    • Ensures appropriate resources, both internal and external, are deployed to deliver on objectives and strategic priorities.
    • Drives contract manufacturer capability and capacity to enable on-time and predictable delivery of product. 
    • Develops and executes supplier risk mitigation plans to ensure continuity of supply.
    • Oversees company sales and operations planning process (S&OP).  Partners with commercial team to review actual demand, future forecasts, and capacity constraints to highlight risks and opportunities in managing customer service and cost.
    • Ensures compliant and effective use of ERP system and drives long term evolution of system capability to meet changing needs of the business.
    • Accountable for operations spanning Inventory Control, Production Planning, Direct Material Purchasing, Contract Administration, GMP Warehousing, and Distribution (incl. Shipping and Receiving).
    • Partners with Quality Assurance management to ensure all production schedules are met on-time and completed in compliance with all cGMP guidelines and Synergy SOP requirements.
    • Coaches staff members to deliver on performance objectives and ensures ongoing development of core competencies within the function.


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering; advanced degree strongly preferred.
    • Minimum 10 years of broad Pharmaceuticals Operations Experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Procurement, External Manufacturing, and Distribution.
    • In-depth knowledge of logistics operations including; production, transportation, warehousing and materials management.
    • Demonstrated ability working with contract manufacturing organization.
    • Strong leadership skills, with demonstrated capabilities in sourcing, distribution, inventory planning, forecasting and logistics.
    • Ability to develop and implement effective operational strategies and policies that support the business strategy.
    • Strong teambuilding skills and ability to effectively influence others.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead/direct and develop teams.
    • Strong communication skills across all levels of the organization, with focus on executive communication both internally and externally.
    • Strong compliance orientation within a Pharmaceutical environment and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, a flexible, collaborative and team-oriented approach to problem solving, and an ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.


    Work Environment:

    The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.   Frequent travel required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

    Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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