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Actalent Clinical Supply Chain Planner (HYBRID) in Boston, Massachusetts

Great opportunity for an entry-level supply chain professional to break into pharma!

The Global Planner, is a member of the Supply Chain organization responsible for the planning and oversight of Drug Substance and Drug Product manufacturing for the early stage pipeline. This position works closely with key stakeholders including: Program Teams, Process Sciences, CMC, Internal and External Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, to ensure seamless supply of Clinical Trial Material. A successful candidate will be skilled at understanding Sales and Operations planning process and the challenges/timelines of early stage development. They will excel in a collaborative work environment and exhibit strong attention to detail and the strong ability to manage multiple priorities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assist on high level clinical programs and initiatives.

  • Capable of interpreting clinical trial protocols in order to create and execute high level supply chain needs.

  • Collaborates with external partners to ensure drug substance and Drug Product supply needs are met in line with contractual obligations.

  • Partner with CMC, Process Sciences, Program Team, QA, QC, Finance and Material Management to ensure material availability in line with clinical program timelines and budget.

  • Build strong relationships and communication with all functions.

  • Capable to work independently on projects or problems of short-term scope to meet objectives.

  • Ability to anticipate and monitor stock level and re-supply dates needs as necessary.

  • Support existing Annual Long Range Manufacturing Plans based on available information, highlighting areas of constraint.


  • B.S. in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or science-related discipline.

  • A minimum of 0-2 years of experience in a Manufacturing or Supply Chain role with experience in Production, Planning, or Scheduling.

  • Excellent math and computer skills required, including Microsoft Office/Excel/PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities against ambitious timelines. Strong project management ability.

  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to communicate to multiple levels within company.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally as critical member of site team.

  • Experience with site capacity planning and/or global product supply planning and knowledge of Biotech, Pharmaceutical Sales & Operations Planning processes a plus.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.