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Sr. Logistics Planner (Cell & Gene Therapy) (3253053918)

Healthcare 醫療衛生

Healthcare Analytics


GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level PhD 博士 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: The Planner of Logistics, Cell and Gene Therapy is responsible for working with the Sr. Manager to plan and execute time critical cold chain shipments in support of Vertex’s Cell and Gene therapy programs. This includes management of clinical study shipments and real-time tracking and troubleshooting of issues. The Planner works closely with Couriers, Clinical Operations, CMO scheduling staff, QA and other stakeholders to plan and execute shipments. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Create open lines of daily communication with our courier partners across regions and various transportation modes to efficiently move Vertex’s Cell & Gene therapy products and drive operational excellence Works alongside Associated Director and Sr. Manager to ensure seamless scheduling and delivery of apheresis and drug product. Plans and executes time critical clinical shipments for Cell and Gene Therapy programs. Interacts with Chain of Identify software to plan and execute shipments. Represents Supply Chain on assigned project sub-teams and task forces and with guidance, executes logistics activities. Assists in process improvements to reduce lead-time and eliminate non-value add activities. Participates in quality investigations. Uses procedures and resources to solve logistical issues and selects modes of transport. Participates in Clinical Study working teams as needed. Supports efforts to resolve issues that block timely flow of materials or projects. Responsible for compliance with regulations such as Good Distribution Practices. Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIRED TECHNICAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively and develop rapport with other functional leaders inside Vertex and Supply base Ability to follow procedures for troubleshooting supply problems and escalating as appropriate. Displays growing knowledge of applicable regulations (GMP, GDP, GCP). Ability to multi-task and work in fast past environment. Attention to detail and close follow-up on each shipment. Able to resolve logistics issues real-time with cross-functional stakeholder input as needed. Ability to perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions to meet service commitments BS in Operational Management / Logistics, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering or similar degree Some years of related experience required. Proficiency in Excel. LI-SM1 Company Information Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation. Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Please note that Vertex requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees working in the U.S. as a condition of employment at Vertex, subject to medical, religious or other accommodations or exemptions required by law. We believe this requirement is vital to keeping everyone at Vertex and in our communities safe. This requirement applies to both existing and new employees who may at any time work on-site at a Vertex facility or visit another location on behalf of Vertex (e.g., conferences, customer visits, etc.), including all remote employees. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at Summary Location: Paddington, United Kingdom; 2 Kingdom Street; 4 Kingdom Street Type: Full time