Sr. Manager – Materials Management



Responsible for overall supply chain materials management at ProKidney. Maintain overall plan and strategy for ensuring timely materials replenishment required to support the clinical and eventual commercial demand.


  • Own the ERP (SAGE) system maintenance/lifecycle activities
  • Partner with Sourcing to implement an efficient product supply replenishment strategy
  • Work with finance, sourcing, quality, and manufacturing team to determine best vendors and distributors
  • Develop and implement a strategy to manage inventory to target levels
  • Maintain/adjust MRP rules to drive the most optimized system suggested supply plan possible
  • Participate in the development, revision and accuracy of production plans Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Determine key Planning and Forecasting KPIs, track KPI progress, and report KPI results
  • Monitor inventory, generate and communicate reports for quantity, lot status, expiration dates etc. to all functional stakeholders
  • Understand the end-to-end supply chain, capacities, lead times & bottlenecks to ensure an efficient plan
  • Lead or participate in planning improvement projects
  • Communicate with vendors regarding specs, prioritization, shipping discrepancies, etc.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with cGMP guidelines
  • Build and maintain great relationships with 3rd parties and internal stakeholders
  • Manage in conjunction with Quality Assurance the disposition of GMP Raw materials
  • Identify process bottlenecks and implement solutions in a timely manner
  • Understand and implement safety procedures
  • Create and/or update area standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensure compliance with current federal, state, and local regulations in consultation with Facilities and Quality Assurance
  • Drive continuous improvement in movement of supplies, warehouse level optimization, and kitting processes



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or similar

Work Experience:

  • 7+ years of previous experience in a supply chain capacity
  • 3+ years of supply chain management experience

Technical Skills:

  • ERP, MRP, and Advanced Planning tool experience
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Strong Leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence
  • Effective working with cross-functional teams
  • Highly computer literate (in MS Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)
  • Preferred: APICS (Association for Supply Chain Management) certification
  • Preferred: GMP Supply Chain Experience


Qualified, interested candidates should send resume to: