Head of Supply Chain and Program Management

United States, Tampa (Florida)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Tampa is hiring for a Head of Supply Chain and Program Management. The incumbent is responsible for managing professionals to effectively execute and deliver customer projects. This role heavily interfaces between Sales and Operations to deliver and execute customer contracts from  initiation through completion .  Responsible for setting direction for the project team, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company commitments and goals. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of overall customer project execution for existing local business portfolio including planning alignment (from demand to execution), robust sourcing information and customer interactions

  • Medium and short term planning processes to ensure fully integrated asset capacity planning, labor planning and material planning

  • Providing forecasting scenarios integrating demand with operation network capacity over a rolling time horizon

  • Chairing monthly S&OP meeting

  • Management of the Supply Chain and Program Management department including optimal resource allocation, hiring, gap analysis and talent development

  • Represent local SCPM department in site leadership team

  • Driving harmonization and standardization across multiple sites and technologies with regards of both PM and Supply Chain

  • Driving customer centricity and customer focus

  • Overseeing Inventory management and material Flows1

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Masters Degree in Life Science or Chemistry

  • CPIM and / or PMP certfication prefered but not required

  • Significant work experience within CDMO/ Pharmaceutical environment or related field..

  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to motivate and manage not only project teams in a matrix environment but also direct people management in a traditional hierarchical organizational structure.

  • Ability to build strong, lasting relationships with clients based on trust and delivery.

  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to influence internal and external stakeholders

  • In-depth understanding of Lonza’s technology and the industry/customers/accounts.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R42933