Sr. Supply Chain Analyst
Posted on 2/28/2024

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum vaccines for bacterial diseases
Company Overview
Vaxcyte is a pioneering vaccine company that is redefining the production of complex immunizations through advanced synthetic techniques, including the XpressCFᵀᴹ cell-free protein synthesis platform, which is designed to expedite the creation and delivery of high-fidelity vaccines. The company's lead candidate, VAX-24, a broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, has been granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation, demonstrating its potential in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease. With a culture focused on eradicating or treating invasive bacterial infections, Vaxcyte is leading the industry in developing vaccines with an expanded breadth of coverage, including candidates designed to prevent Group A Strep infections and slow the progression of periodontal disease.

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Carlos, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Service
Operations & Logistics
Inventory Management
Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Distribution
  • BS in science-related discipline a definite plus.
  • 1+ years' experience working in the Life Sciences industry a plus
  • 1+ years' experience in cGMP materials management and global shipping a plus
  • 5+ years' experience in international logistics management / shipping
  • Fluent with all global shipping-related statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of Incoterms.
  • Knowledge of legal export / import requirements and shipping document preparation.
  • Understand the requirements, technologies and processes of cold-chain supply management.
  • Experience with arranging international and domestic transportation.
  • Understand licensing, insurance and importer of record requirements.
  • Experience authoring and using GxP documents such as SOP's and work instructions a plus
  • Basic understanding of tariffs / VAT in North America, Europe and Asia.
  • Relentless focus and passion around process improvements (efficiency and automation).
  • Excellent communication, customer service and relationship skills are an absolute must.
  • All Vaxcyte employees require vaccination against COVID-19.
  • Serve as the primary point-of-intake for non GMP shipping requests, subsequent processing, tracking and record maintenance.
  • Prepare all required international trade shipping documentation for review by manager. Ensure all required licenses, permits and insurance are in place prior to shipment.
  • Coordinate with logistics partners to ensure smooth delivery to customers. Monitors service and delivery issue and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Provide support for all investigation and resolution of temperature excursions.
  • Learn to interpret shipping provisions in contracts, GMP applications and apply them in current process flows.
  • Assist in developing shipping procedures and general shipment guidelines.
  • Establish strong relations with specialty shipping service providers (Biocair, World Courier, etc.) freight forwards, and 3PL's. Maintain internal database of shipments. Capture and enter requisite shipping data in information systems or other tools used to communicate progress. Assist with preparation of inventory and shipping reports, dashboards, and KPIs for Vaxcyte stakeholders. Partner with departments across the company to ensure internal customers are satisfied.
  • Assist planner to oversee material inventory internally and across service providers.