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Director, Supply Chain

Job Description:

The Director, Supply Chain leads the identification and management of Corcept’s contract manufacturers, as well as the planning and forecasting, materials sourcing, and the distribution and return of Corcept’s commercial and development products.


  • Identify and manage external global partners (e.g., depot, affiliate ops, CRO, IxRS vendors) to ensure consistent availability of drug supply at distribution centers/clinical trial sites
  • Develop, maintain, and implement supply chain policies, procedures, techniques, standards, and systems with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Coordinates labeling; defines packaging requirements; controls inventory; oversees shipping/receiving (including import/export), storage, and destruction
  • Generate and review documents such as work orders, contracts, purchase orders, material transfer requests, and shipping documentation
  • Works with QA to ensure supplies are prepared in accordance with the applicable global GxP regulations; supports QA vendor qualification and auditing process
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers/vendors to secure best pricing for the business. Monitor and report the cost, schedules and performance aspects of contracts, ensuring budgets and timelines are on track


  • BS degree Life Sciences, Business (Operations Management or Supply Chain Management), or equivalent experience, APICS, CPIM, CIRM, PMP certifications preferred
  • Minimum 10 years in biotech/pharmaceutical industry with 7+ years’ in supply chain, CMC experience a plus
  • Experience and/or working understanding and application of manufacturing principles governed by current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Good Distribution Practices (cGDP)
  • Demonstrated success in leading, planning, and managing projects and applying problem solving skills to areas outside of core responsibility
  • Experience with negotiating contracts and managing relationships with contract suppliers
  • Proficient in ERP system software, with emphasis on operations/supply chain functionality
  • Demonstrated knowledge of forecasting and inventory management as it relates to master scheduling, materials requirement planning, and applicable SOPs and GMPs
  • Ability to think strategically in order to anticipate risk to uninterrupted supply
  • Solution oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Good communication, presentation, and technical writing skills
  • Builds and maintains strong cross functional relationships

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