Sr. Manager/Manager, Supply Chain

Amag Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Waltham , MA 02154

Posted 11 months ago

AMAG is a pharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative products to patients with unmet medical needs. The company does this by leveraging its development and commercial expertise to invest in and grow its pharmaceutical products across a range of therapeutic areas, including women's health. In addition, AMAG seeks to collaborate on and acquire promising therapies at various stages of development, and advance them through the clinical and regulatory process to deliver new treatment options to patients. For additional company information, please visit


The Supply Chain Manager is a member of the Operations Planning team who is directly responsible for overseeing the AMAG virtual supply network. This role requires a combination of analytical and detail oriented project tracking, as well as leadership and coordination across a variety of internal partners and external CDMO functions.

Specific responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Clinical and Commercial teams to translate demand forecast into supply plans.

  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of the end-to-end supply, including conducting supply team meetings, managing team activities via agendas and minutes, and managing competing objectives and resources. Ensure strong functional and operations alignment.

  • Foster effective teamwork and drive plan execution. Proactively track critical path activities, anticipate risks, create contingency plans. Ensure uninterrupted production and on-time delivery.

  • Manage CDMO forecast communications. Generate PO's for MFG related activities. Track financial adherence to budget and communicate expected gaps.

  • Provide timely visibility of schedule and material status across the supply chain. Effectively communicate activities and timing needed to maintain supply. Inform key stakeholders of status, issues, problems, and proposed solutions.

  • Check data integrity, analyze information and reports to support recommendations to achieve commercial demand requirements.

  • Own and manage master data in the Oracle Cloud ERP system. Perform timely transactions to ensure system inventory is up to date

  • Develop SOPs, policies, and techniques in support of supply chain compliance

  • Develop reports on demand (inventory, production, and/or distribution plans) for programs or product types from various systems like Oracle, Supplier databases, and other planning systems.

  • Perform weekly and monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPI) analysis, inventory reconciliation, MFG, and other standard supply chain reporting.

  • Support continuous improvement projects to drive expanded capabilities and improve the efficiency of existing processes.

Required Skills:

Solid understanding of Clinical, Commercial, Quality, Supply Chain, Finance, Planning and Procurement.

Experience coordinating and leading teams. Ability to set, create and support project plans involving cross-functional teams.

Exceptional organizational skills are required to effectively balance a broad range of projects and tasks in parallel.


  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with ability to facilitate/articulate recommendations to management. Ability to clearly communicate

plans with no ambiguity regarding task timing and result expectations.

Analytical/Problem Solving

  • Strong quantitative/problem solving skills are a core requirement of this job, including experience developing complex spreadsheets. Demonstrated capability to quickly learn new software and systems. Must be able to convert detailed data into broad scenarios while clearly identifying assumptions and decision points.


  • Should be familiar with operations analysis and comfortable evaluating and communicating alternatives based on underlying economic/accounting drivers.

Experience with Oracle ERP system. Working knowledge of MFG operations desired.

Bachelor's degree required with 5-8 years' relevant experience

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