General Electric PET Project Manager in Milan, Italy
Job Description Summary
To provide leadership to PET supply chain projects as part of the expanding worldwide network of PET radiopharmaceutical manufacturers. Additionally, take technical ownership of GE Healthcare's expanding portfolio of PET tracers. This will include management of existing products resolving CMO and vendor issues as well as providing technical input to improvement and simplification initiatives. The PET Project Manager will operate at the Global level (America, Europe and Asia) with a main focus in the American territory, remaining constantly aligned with the corporate strategy.
The candidate is located in Italy, but is available for travelling globally, according the business needs.
Essential Functions (Responsibilities):
PET Supply Chain Projects
Manage and deliver PET Supply Chain projects to support business operations.
Lead and organize internal and external meetings with vendors and contractors.
Ensure projects are delivered on-time and within budget
Maintain and improve the dose log management
Track Supply Chain Key Performance Indicators
Organize periodic meetings with the GEHC local representative in all the countries in which GEHC has developed the PET business (Customer Service, Commercial, Marketing) and with the Pharma and Clinical references to catch feedback and optimize the Supply Chain process;
Periodically review the profitability of the current contracts and new business opportunities, work closely with the new and existing CMO’s and the internal stakeholders (Commercial, Customer Service and Marketing);
Collaborate with the PET SC Operational Leader to define the manufacturing and logistic contracts with new CMO’s
Manage purchase orders the receipts and the cost of the batches of a specific radiotracer to all American CMO’s, taking in account the Global PET Supply Chain guideline valid for EU and Asian territories;
Integrate PO generation with the radiotracer planning activities and with the real time profitability of each single batch ordered to the CMO;
Manage the supply of raw materials to the CMO from the Central warehous;
Manage the SAP project in order to transfer the entire PET order/manufacturing/invoice process to SAP
Operate as PET Planner, both in commercial and clinical study supplies, collecting the PET orders and planning the production of the PET tracers (for commercial and clinical studies) taking in account logistic, contractual and profitability aspects
Technical authority and product lifecycle management
Help to develop and maintain product design files for each of GE Healthcare's proprietary PET tracers
Plan and priorities post-launch development of PET radiopharmaceuticals
Give 'voice of customer' input to R&D group on the commercial manufacturing requirements for new PET tracers
Provide support to customers and to QA for product complaints related to all PET SC products
Technology Transfer Projects
Manage and deliver technology transfer projects with multi-disciplinary teams within the PET global network
Collaborate and drive process, quality improvements and simplification initiatives across the supply chain
Deliver projects on time according to defined specifications and funding parameters.
Provide technical knowledge input to resolving project quality or manufacturing issues at customers and vendors.
Bachelor's degree in chemistry / chemical engineering or similar scientific discipline. Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry (manufacturing, R&D, or technical support)
Experience in PET tracer manufacture (cyclotrons, chemistry systems platforms, QC methodology) is preferred
Master Degree in engineering
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel and Project
Proficiency in written and spoken English. Ability to manage phone call and organize meetings
Effective time management and organizational skills; able to balance multiple priorities
Good interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
EU work permit
Relocation Assistance Provided: No