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Full-Time

Director – Kit Production

Posted on 6/18/2024

PFM

PFM

501-1,000 employees

Financial advisory and consulting services

Consulting

Compensation Overview

$105k - $150kAnnually

+ Annual Bonus

Senior, Expert

Frederick, MD, USA

Category
Production Planning & Scheduling
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related field
  • 8 years’ experience in Operations Management
  • 2-3 prior Supervisory Experience
  • Experience managing a facility that supports clinical trials research
  • Clinical Trial Kit Production experience
  • Excellent client interaction skills required
  • Management of Kitting Production Processes and Staff
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Experience working effectively with cross-functional business teams
  • Effective Business Decision-Making skills
  • A strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and developing team members
  • Able to travel both domestically and internationally including overnight stays
  • Must have and maintain a safe driving record and provide proof of such on an annual basis
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language
Responsibilities
  • Advise Project Managers and Proposal Writers on suggested kit components for intended use
  • Work with Proposals and Finance Teams to ensure costs for Kitting activities are within / at / above margin
  • Interact with clients when required to provide an information requested related to Kit Production
  • Plan, Coordinate and Oversee all Kitting Activities
  • Design and Redesign Kitting Procedures and associated paperwork for an effective, streamlined process with impeccable quality
  • Provide ongoing Kit Forecasting both short and long term for all Projects
  • Determine future Kit Build Schedules
  • Ensure all supplies are ordered appropriately based upon a specified timeframe of Kit Needs
  • Work with Project Managers to track Kit Usage against Schedules of Events
  • Maximize Utilization of kit components across multiple projects
  • Track expiration dates for supplies and implement mitigation for contents near or at expiry
  • Work with IT to fully utilize INFOR and any future tools for Kitting and entire Supply Chain Management
  • Identify and implement systems and tools consistent with current Best Practices for the Pharma Industry
  • Provide and Support Strategic Direction for Global Kit Production
  • Actively Participate and Support Process Improvement Initiatives
  • Track Actionable Kit Production Performance Metrics
  • Collaborate with Logistics to secure required Licenses and permits for product shipping Requirements
  • Serve as a Point of Escalation to provide guidance to staff and resolve issues with Partners and Stakeholders
  • Participate in Internal and External Calls to support each Project
  • Lead or Ensure thorough Investigation and Documentation of any Non-Compliance involving Kit Production
  • Ensure Courier compliance to Business Review Meetings and other interactions
  • Manage Kit Production Team for Growth and Development
  • Identify areas for improved Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Cost Savings
  • Ensure Kit Production area is compliant to Standard Operating Procedures, Regulated Standards, Quality, and Safety
  • Carry out other Duties/Project as assigned

PFM provides financial advisory and consulting services, leveraging Synario and Munite technologies to offer tailored creative consultation and empower clients for sustainable outcomes. The company partners with clients to provide visionaries with the tools for a brighter future.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Founded

1975

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

-20%