Senior Buyer - Andelyn
Andelyn Biosciences is an industry leading cGMP production facility dedicated to advancing the field of gene therapy. Our mission is to use our knowledge, resources, technology, and experience in the field of translational and regulatory science, to develop new, safe, and effective long term treatments for diseases. There is no disease too rare and no challenge too difficult as we strive to make a difference with every product and to leave hope on the minds of every patient and their families. Andelyn is primarily a full service manufacturer of Adeno Associated Virus (AAV). We work with over 100 clients each year to manufacture AAV at development, toxicology, clinical and commercial quality. The Senior Buyer will oversee sourcing, negotiating and buying of all goods, materials, equipment and services to meet Andelyn's operational requirements. This individual will be responsible for considering price, quality and delivery to ensure continuity of supply chain, while promptly communicating supply issues to appropriate and affected departments. The Senior Buyer will also generate and evaluate bids, as well as award contracts in conjunction with management guidance. This role will also monitor market trends and evaluate areas of opportunity to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies, while also maintaining positive working relationships with suppliers.
Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible)
Research I I I700 Children's DrColumbus, Ohio 43205United States
Established as an affiliate company of Nationwide Children's Hospital and its Research Institute, Andelyn Biosciences is a product of Nationwide Children's Hospital's success in clinical manufacturing and gene therapy. Nationwide Children's Hospital is investing in Andelyn Biosciences to support Phase III studies for clinical manufacturing with these capabilities scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2020. Andelyn Biosciences is targeting 2023 for the completion of a state of the art, GMP, manufacturing facility capable of early stage development through commercial scale manufacturing.
Solving, correcting, preventing problems and performs tasks as assigned by leadership, as well as assigning tasks to junior staff.
Work to specific measurable objectives requiring operational planning skill with little direct supervision.
Leads and supports a diverse and collaborative team environment. Utilizes clear and concise communication to deliver high productivity and contribution to the success of team and goals.
Attention to detail in all job functions.
Documentation of all activities performed according to SOPs.
Performs in accordance with established policies, procedures, and techniques and requires training common experience or working knowledge related to the tasks performed.
Has fiscal responsibility.
Influence in hiring, development and related personnel processes.
Mentoring and professional development of staff.
Make decisions based on established procedures.
Exercise discretion, judgment and personal responsibility.
Demonstrate high level of integrity.
Operate within the Quality Management System applicable to the manufacture of phase appropriate material in the CMF.
Maintain compliance with applicable regulatory requirements for cellular and gene therapy products.
Maintain positive attitude.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Requires a relevant four-year degree.
Requires at least six years of relevant experience or relevant masters and two years of experience or relevant PhD.
Experience in biologics or gene therapy required. Experience in highly regulated field preferred.
Highly skilled in Microsoft Office products including data interpretation and reporting.
Minimum Physical Requirement:
One needs to be able to lift 20-30 pounds (Occasionally).
May require ability to aseptically gown or wear other PPE on regular basis.
Nationwide Children's Hospital