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Materials Management Specialist

Cambridge, MA 02142

Posted: 11/30/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 582593 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Materials Management Specialist
10-month contract
Location: Cambridge, MA 


Must Haves:
  • Associate's degree
  • 2+ years of Supply Chain, Materials Management, Logistics or Inventory experience.
  • Experience working in a GMP environment
  • SAP
  • US Customs Regulations knowledge
  • Import/export procedures

Job Description:

The External Operations Specialist will support the materials logistics, material movement, and request coordination activities from vendors to 3rd party or internal warehouses.  The role will partner with the materials management and external manufacturing teams to ensure materials are appropriately moved, stored and maintained up to date in our SAP system.

  • Coordinates inbound and outbound shipment requests with our 3rd party warehouses.
  • Schedules and coordinates shipments with carriers or partners with external partners to arrange shipments of Alnylam materials.
  • Monitors shipments in route and ensures compliance arrival at its destination.
  • Partners with Alnylam external manufacturing team to coordinates shipment of products from contract manufacturers to third party warehouses.
  • Completes SAP transactions aligned with materials movements.
  • Collects and maintains temperature data from shipments per SOPs.
  • Ensures management and quality assurance team is alerted in cases of excursions.
  • Partners with trade compliance team to ensure appropriate import and/or export documentation is in place for shipments and aligned with all relevant regulations. 
  • Supports cycle count and inventory adjustment activities for external warehouses, where requested.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree a plus in business, logistics, supply chain or related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in Logistics, Inventory Control, Material Management or Supply Chain.
  • Experience in a GMP environment is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of US Customs Regulations, and import/export procedures. 
  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent a plus.
  • Excellent communications and computer skills with a demonstrated proficiency with Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to work independently and communicate with vendors globally.
  • Able to communicate will various levels of the organization and develop successful working relationships.
  • Ability to travel 5-10% for visit to external facilities.
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