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Supervisor, cGMP Purchasing (NCI)
Category: Manufacturing
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Supervisor, cGMP Purchasing (NCI)
The Vaccine Clinical Materials Program (VCMP) is responsible for the overall direction of the operations/manufacturing of the vaccine and biotherapeutic development facility for the development of experimental therapeutics for pre-clinical and Phase I and II clinical trials targeting a range of infectious diseases.
Reporting to the Director, VCMP Program Administration and Operations, the Supervisor, cGMP Purchasing will:
* Manage a staff of at least 2 cGMP Order Coordinators to include approving timesheets, writing performance appraisals and distributing workload
* Be responsible for solving issues as they relate to purchasing materials and supplies, equipment and services
* Update Bill of Materials with unit of purchase and up to date cost
* Track purchase requisitions through the system, reporting when they are converted to purchase orders
* Work with staff to ensure open purchase orders are closed in a timely manner
* Independently perform ordering functions utilizing established company systems to support all operations at Vaccine Pilot Plant as well as the client lab in Gaithersburg
* Ensure all necessary components and services are efficiently ordered for timely delivery
* Work with Materials Management to ensure production is not impacted by delayed deliveries
* Interact with vendors as necessary including coordinating activities with operations personnel in resolution of ordering issues
* Manage internal purchasing database, ensuring timely and accurate updates
* Prepare, maintain, and submit reports to VCMP management
* Ensure all standing orders, reports, and timelines are met
*To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:*
* Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
* In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of five (5) years of experience ordering a wide variety of materials and supplies for current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) compliant manufacturing operations
* Knowledge of ordering procedures
* Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
*Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:*
* Supervisory experience
* Working knowledge of internal policies and procedures
* Knowledge of Federal Procurement Regulations, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or cGMP procedures
*Expected Competencies:*
* Team supervisor of administrative, operative, technical and/or non-professional roles, focusing on team completion of assignments and routines
* Accountable for meeting day-to-day and short-term targets, by setting priorities for the team to ensure task completion impacting the immediate work area
* Takes action to monitor and manage costs related to own work and that of the team
* Beginning to have more a contributory impact on team/discipline performance, generally limited to short-term performance and occasionally om medium-term goals
* Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance and oversight from manager
* Knowledge within a single work area and acquires depth of expertise in more than one technical work area and on track to becoming a discipline expert
* Resolves issues, which are often varied and non-routine, requiring some fact finding, clarification, and basic analysis
* Exchanges standard/basic technical or nontechnical information with colleagues and immediate superiors and/or customers
* Requires objective review of routine work problems, obtaining cooperation or approval
*Leidos Overview:*
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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