Manager/Senior Manager, Inventory and Material Master Data
Cambridge, MA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Manager/Senior Manager, Inventory and Material Master Data

Cambridge, MA

Requisition Number: TOP21-002

Blueprint Medicines is a global precision therapy company that invents life-changing therapies for people with cancer and hematologregic disorders. Applying an approach that is both precise and agile, we create medicines that selectively target genetic drivers, with the goal of staying one step ahead across stages of disease. Since 2011, we have leveraged our research platform, including expertise in molecular targeting and world-class drug design capabilities, to rapidly and reproducibly translate science into a broad pipeline of precision therapies. Today, we are delivering approved medicines directly to patients in the United States and Europe, and we are globally advancing multiple programs for genomically defined cancers, systemic mastocytosis, and cancer immunotherapy.

What will you do?

Blueprint is looking for a self-motivated and collaborative Inventory and Material Master Data Manager to support supply planning, inventory management/reporting, ERP Inventory Management implementation, and master data management for its commercial programs and late phase clinical portfolio. The position will function as both SME and Supply Chain Project Lead in the implementation of the ERP inventory management system. The individual will collaborate closely with several internal functional areas of the company as well as CMO's, CPO's and 3PL, to create and implement global inventory strategies that will balance supply & demand while accounting for effective and cost-efficient inventory management. Aligning product volume and SKU mix with capacity and capability will require integration of financial and operating plans that account for corporate objectives & timeline to deliver on interrupted product supply to Blueprint's patients. Additionally, the individual will drive decision making that utilizes data, planning processes, and statistics to identify root causes and robust planning data to enable the organization to continuously meet and beat performance targets. This position will be based in Cambridge, MA and will report into the Associate Director of Supply Planning.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Responsible for inventory management, reporting, and master data management - across our two commercial franchises and late stage Clinical programs, from drug substance, drug product, to finished goods.
  • Functions as a Subject Matter Expert for Supply Chain and Project Lead on the design and implementation of the ERP Inventory Management system, currently scheduled to commence in early 2022.
  • Manages the design, development, and maintenance of Blueprint's supply chain master data.
  • Leads the EOM inventory reporting processes, collaborating with CMO's, CPO's, 3PL, Finance and Planning Managers to meet timelines and information accuracy.
  • Develops reporting and KPI's that will help drive better business decisions
  • Proactively analyzes inventory and communicate potential supply issues, while collaborating in the development and implementation of mitigation strategies.
  • Promotes better visibility across the board - highlight the movement of inventory through our Supply Chain
  • Maintains and ensures compliance with relevant SOPs. Identifies gaps and makes appropriate mitigation recommendations to ensure global compliance. Develops new functional SOPs, as necessary, and provides training to staff.

What qualifications do we require?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration or a related field.
  • 7+ years of inventory management experience in pharmaceutical or other regulated and GxP environment(s).
  • Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of an ERP inventory management tool, preferably with Oracle.
  • Solid understanding of supply chain management, inventory management and project management.
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office and MRP process.
  • Must have excellent analytical abilities.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • APICS CSCP or CPIM certification preferred.
  • Oracle super user preferred.

What capabilities do you bring?

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and lead multiple projects and tasks
  • Possess a flexible approach to problem solving, be an adept negotiator and apply risk-based decisions
  • Results-driven, highly accountable environment where you can make a clear impact
  • A team player, who listens effectively and invites response and discussion
  • A collaborator who communicates in an open, clear, complete, timely and consistent manner

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who we are:

We don't think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.

We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.

We know that what each and every one of us matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together in a diverse community. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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