Senior Clinical Supplies Specialist - Inventory Analyst

at ICON Strategic Solutions in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

As a Inventory Control Specialist you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.

Must be local to PA to be onsite for 1-2 days weekly in the future.

Looking for someone with some inventory/Supply experience and Business analytics.

Heavy experience and knowledge with Excel needed for this role.

SAP or Analytics/Visual Software experience highly preferred.

What Will you be doing?

The Inventory Control Specialist works as part of a team to align Demand & Supply Plans for Clinical Drug Supply Packaging.

They release, distribution and support the planning, sourcing, and inventory management of common materials.

This role is remote now but could require 1-2 days onsite in the future in the Philadelphia area.

Day to Day Functions

+ Generate and manage activity schedules

+ Coordinate master schedules deliverables with external partners

+ Facilitate Scheduler Forums

+ Monitor timelines and communications

+ Generate reports to monitor schedule adherence

+ Define and establish metrics, measure and compare against benchmarks, monitor change control, and continuously optimize process

+ Maintain Business Rules and Standard Cycle Times

+ Support the global inventory management of bulk drug product, primary packaged drug product, clinical packaged supplies and packaging components

+ Manage the destruction of obsolete Investigational materials

+ Monitor supplied components at packaging vendors sites and schedule component movements to meet demand

+ Monitor component shipment and release timing for components shipped overseas

+ Co-ordinate Sampling and Expiry extensions

Education and Work Experience:

+ Bachelor degree highly preferred but experience may be substituted.

+ 1-5 years of relevant experience required

+ Experience in clinical development and/or clinical supplies nice to have but not required.

+ Supply chain, logistics, or operations knowledge

+ Strong detail oriented, time management skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

+ Detail-oriented

+ Excellent computer skills including Microsoft applications; ERP are highly desirable

+ Proven organization skills

+ Strong ability to multi-task

+ Understanding of cGMPs


Our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career – both now, and into the future.

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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Job Posting: JC240948258

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jul 03, 2023

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