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Sr. Supply Chain Specialist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Experience in pharmaceutical operations as well as knowledge of GMP/GDP, QA and regulatory requirements within the pharmaceutical sector
  • Working knowledge of cold chain active and passive shipping containers
  • Understanding and use of Incoterms
  • General understanding of trade compliance, including items on a commercial invoice, and FDA requirements an advantage
  • A proven track record within the freight industry, including experience in both domestic and international transportation and logistics
  • Working relationships with trucking companies and international freight forwarders highly desirable
  • Previous experience of the Pharma industry including GMP's and Quality Assurance practice
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in related field and a BS or BA; or
  • 3+ years of relevant experience and a MA/MBA
  • Initiates, coordinates and tracks Commercial and Clinical shipments between facilities, including Gilead to Gilead, Gilead to non-Gilead and non-Gilead to non-Gilead
  • Manages required ERP system transactions and creates supporting Material Transfer Request, Drug Shipment Requests, and customs brokerage documents
  • Establish and maintain relationships, SOP's, and route designs with logistics carriers for international and domestic lanes
  • Creates and edits SOP's for logistics and transportation processes
  • Establishes working relationships with appropriate external or cross-functional contacts
  • Negotiates and monitors levels of service or performance provided, communicates areas of concern to resolve issues
  • Provides freight forecasts to freight forwarders to facilitate bookings
  • Works on assignments that range from routine to moderately non-routine in nature where independent action and initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations
  • Creates KPI's and assists with business reviews
  • Able to recognize deviation from accepted practices
  • Develops creative solutions for new logistics needs and recognizes and implements process improvements
  • Normally receives no instruction on routine work and general instructions on new assignments
Gilead Sciences

10,001+ employees

Critical disease biopharmaceutical development
Company Overview
Gilead’s mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases. The company is committed to creating a healthier world for everyone through their research, development of forward medicines, and clinical trials.
  • Paid family time off and paid parental time off
  • Generous 401(k) contribution matching
  • Comprehensive medical plans that cover both physical and mental healthcare
  • Global Wellbeing Reimbursement
  • Time Off
  • Global Volunteer Day
  • Giving Together Program
  • Employee Support Programs
  • Flexible Work Options
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Doing What’s Right
  • Inclusion: Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork: Working Together
  • Accountability: Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence: Being Your Best