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Senior Manager Materials and Supply Chain

Adicet Bio, Menlo Park, California

Position Description:

Adicet Bio, Inc is a clinical stage biotechnology company discovering and developing allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapies for cancer. We are advancing a pipeline of “off-the-shelf” gamma delta T cells, engineered with chimeric antigen receptors (CAR) and T cell receptor-like antibodies (TCRL), to enhance selective tumor targeting, facilitate innate and adaptive anti-tumor immune response, and improve persistence for durable activity in patients.
Our approach to activate, engineer and manufacture allogeneic gamma delta T cell product candidates derived from the peripheral blood cells of unrelated donors allows us to generate new product candidates in a rapid and cost-efficient manner. For more information, please visit our website at

The Senior Manager Materials and Supply Chain effectively and efficiently supports manufacturing, quality and safety goals to ensure seamless manufacturing operations. The Senior Materials Manager will report to the Director of Manufacturing. In this role you will directly manage and train warehouse staff to support GMP manufacturing operations, product shipping, materials kitting and component receiving to ensure inventory accuracy and a timely supply of materials to manufacturing teams.
  • Must possess high degree of learning agility and be a change agent able to influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Manage inventory management system conforming to standard warehouse practice (Bar Code, FIFO, re-order triggers, manufacturing fill orders, etc.).
  • Complete daily inventory transactions including inventory transfers, inventory adjustments and disposals in the ERP system (TBD).
  • Manage receiving system for both incoming materials and finished products.
  • Manage packaging and shipment of final product.
  • Monitor inventory, generate and communicate reports for quantity, lot status, expiration dates etc. to all functional stakeholders.
  • Manage in conjunction with Quality Assurance the disposition of GMP Raw materials.
  • Understand and implement safety procedures.
  • Create and/or update area standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Develop and implement governance, practices, and work instructions to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of inventory/warehouse management and corporate objectives.
  • Participate in the development, revision and accuracy of production plans Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with current federal, state, and local regulations in consultation with Facilities and Quality Assurance.
  • Manage the day-to-day assignment of materials management tasks and monitor completion of required activities.
  • Drive continuous improvement in movement of supplies, warehouse level optimization, and kitting processes.


Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business administration, engineering or related science discipline.
At least 10 years of relevant Materials Management, Supply Chain, Warehouse/distribution operations at a pharmaceutical or biotech company.
Working knowledge and understanding of GMP, GCP, GDP, and relevant FDA guidelines.
In depth knowledge of warehouse operations in a GMP environment.
Demonstrated technical skills in Materials Management with the flexibility to handle multiple tasks.
Cold chain knowledge and experience specifically in a bio-pharmaceutical setting.
Experience with ERP systems.
Process-oriented with strong analytical skills for risk identification and management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and can confidently communicate with all levels of staff in this collaborative work environment.
Self-motivated and comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
Proficient in MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and warehouse management software.
Adicet Bio requires all workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including the booster dose.
Adicet Bio offers both comprehensive benefits and Paid Time (PTO) plans for employees, which begin on the first day of employment, as well as the opportunity to work in a growing, dynamic environment.

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Adicet Bio is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.