• Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • $58,070.00 -91,730.00/year*
  • Jamaica Plain , MA
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 7 Greenough Ave

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Position Summary:

The Drug Supply Coordinator is responsible for managing designated clinical supply chain management team activities for the Fisher Clinical Services (FCS) Clinical Supply Optimization Services (CSOS) unit. This position will work with FCS clients, packaging sites, depots and Clinical Supply Chain Managers to understand the supply chain requirements and manage clinical trial materials on the study level with a primary focus on inventory management at clinical trial sites and depots.


  • Ensures that clinical trial materials are available for patients participating in clinical trials by analyzing current and forecasted material usage and projecting inventory availability across the clinical trial supply chain.
  • Formulates recommendations that ensure continuity of supply and communicating those recommendations with all key personnel involved with the packaging, distribution and storage of the clinical trial materials
  • Monitors inventory levels at the study depots and performs calculations necessary that support appropriate action to ensure that depots are appropriately stocked. Analyzes clinical supply material levels at sites and triggers manual shipments as required
  • Coordinates label design and translation activities in accordance with the study project plan
  • Manages inventory, and shipment delivery of clinical trial materials and works with appropriate internal and external parties to address any issues which might impact the timely delivery of supplies to distribution depots and clinical trial sites
  • Collaborates with project team to complete and document User Acceptance Testing for Interactive Response Technology (IRT) systems.
  • Supports expiry date management by identifying inventory to be extended, supporting the extension process and updating IRT status as appropriate
  • Monitors and manages temperature excursions of clinical trial materials according to client expectations; ensuring that both internal and external personnel are aware and takes appropriate measures appropriately disposition or replace impacted product so that patients are not impacted.
  • Coordinates return, destruction and completes reconciliation of drugs on assigned studies and proactively escalates issues to appropriate parties.
  • Documents and maintains calculation of drug use and supply based on varying levels of available data from Sponsors, IRT vendors and Internal FCS departments.
  • Identifies and/or recommends process improvements based on understanding of clinical trial supply chain management best practice principles and appropriately documents and revises or develops associated training materials
  • Acts as back up for other members of the supply chain team.
  • Works with both internal and client Project teams to ensure consistent communication of clinical trial material supply status and potential risks. Produces reports and metrics as agreed for study tracking.
  • Enters and monitors Clinical Trial Material (CTM) supplies in internal proprietary systems (GPM) utilizing existing FCS documentation methods, practices and policies
  • Utilizes sponsor documentation methods, practices and policies, as required, that are in conjunction with, but do not contradict FCS Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Proactively manages a program of work, supply of medication and manage risk management activities
  • Supports regular resource and financial tracking for assigned projects.
  • Leverages the inventory management capabilities of the Interactive Response Technology (IRT) to manage site and depot inventories, releases depot shipments and follows-up on any site shipments not received
  • Stays abreast of relevant cGMPs, GCPs, and other regulatory requirements and ensures study management activities are aligned
  • Attends relevant client-related meetings and appropriately represent status of the Clinical Supply Chain
  • Maintains documents according to guidelines and relevant procedures
  • Conducts activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Works with FCS sales to coordinate a full-service approach with prospective clients
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet the needs of the business
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent required. Degree in science-related field (equivalent work experience may be considered
  • Minimum of 2 years of Project Management experience in the clinical supply area
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple global clinical trials
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in clinical trial supply chain management methodologies
  • Experience working in GxP regulated environment
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Exemplary computer skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word and MS Project as well as the Office 365 environment
  • Exemplary teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to independently manage priorities and workday in a remote setting
  • At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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