Procurement Manager
DNA Script

DNA Script

Procurement Manager

  • CDI 
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

L'entreprise

DNA Script

DNA Script

  • Pharmaceutique / Biotechnologique, Santé
  • Entre 50 et 250 salariés

Le poste

Procurement Manager

  • CDI 
  • Le Kremlin-Bicêtre

Who are they?

DNA Script is a leading company in manufacturing de novo synthetic nucleic acids using enzymatic DNA synthesis (EDS) technology. The company aims at accelerating innovation in life science and technology through the decentralization of rapid, on demand and high-quality DNA synthesis. DNA Script’s approach leverages nature’s billions of years of evolution in synthesizing DNA to set a new standard for customizing nucleic acid synthesis thus accelerating discovery in genetics, genomics, and synthetic biology. Discovery disciplines with profound impacts upon humanity such as biopharma, translational genetics and even molecular information storage all start with synthetic DNA. The company has recently initiated the commercialization of its first EDS powered platform, the SYNTAX system.

To date, DNA Script has raised over $315M of financing, with leading investors such as Coatue Management, Fidelity Management and Research, Catalio Capital Management, Casdin Capital, LSP, Bpifrance Large Ventures, Danaher, Illumina Ventures, Agilent, Merck Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Kurma Partners and Eurazeo.

DNA Script also partners on technology and product development with leading organizations such as DARPA, IARPA, Moderna Therapeutics, GE Research, Illumina, the Broad Institute, Harvard University, Institut Pasteur and the French Department of Defense.

DNA Script has its research and manufacturing facilities headquartered in Paris, France, and is in the process of expanding its commercial and development teams in South San Francisco.

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Job description

DNA Script

DNA Script is a leading company in manufacturing de novo synthetic nucleic acids using enzymatic DNA synthesis (EDS) technology. The company aims at accelerating innovation in life science and technology through the decentralization of rapid, on demand and high-quality DNA synthesis. DNA Script's approach leverages nature's billions of years of evolution in synthesizing DNA to set a new standard for customizing nucleic acid synthesis thus accelerating discovery in genetics, genomics, and synthetic biology. Discovery disciplines with profound impacts upon humanity such as biopharma, translational genetics and even molecular information storage all start with synthetic DNA. The company has recently initiated the commercialization of its first EDS powered platform, the SYNTAX system.

To date, DNA Script has raised over $315M of financing, with leading investors such as Coatue Management, Fidelity Management and Research, Catalio Capital Management, Casdin Capital, LSP, Bpifrance Large Ventures, Danaher, Illumina Ventures, Agilent, Merck Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Kurma Partners, T Rowe Price, Baillie Gifford and Eurazeo.

DNA Script also partners on technology and product development with leading organizations such as DARPA, IARPA, Moderna Therapeutics, GE Research, Illumina, the Broad Institute, Harvard University, Institut Pasteur and the French Department of Defense.

DNA Script has its research and manufacturing facilities headquartered in Paris, France, and is in the process of expanding its commercial and development teams in South San Francisco.

Opportunity and Challenges :

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionately eager people. We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write.” We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international, and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our DNA On Demand platform not only has the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impacts across biological sciences.

The Role

We are looking for a Procurement Manager to build, lead and execute our direct and indirect sourcing strategy. .

You will be responsible for defining the short and long term strategy, making it actionable, implement it and managing processes, in support of the company’s strategy and objectives. In order to be successful, you will need to work across the company on a global setting. You will be responsible to secure the supply contracts of key suppliers to ensure the continuous activities of Manufacturing Operations. You will negotiate purchase conditions, implement supplier agreements, and improve their performance. You will lead CAPEX projects for the Manufacturing Operations team and you will work closely with the Quality Assurance team to support suppliers’ approval and re-evaluation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Build and lead the procurement strategy: define and secure DNA Script’s key suppliers
  • Work with suppliers to ensure implementation of sourcing strategy in accordance with DNA Script’s guidelines. Directly solve operational issues with suppliers (e.g., quality, delivery and service issues). Be responsible for holding regular supplier reviews
  • Ensure business continuity by study and propose back-up solution and second source.
  • Devise long-term strategies aimed to reduce raw material landed costs while satisfying a continuous and steady supply
  • Execute strategies and tactics to achieve best results regarding pricing, logistics, inventory, and payment terms with vendors
  • Be responsible for negotiating, securing and executing the supply contracts of key suppliers to ensure the continuous activities of Manufacturing Operations.
  • Manage and approve suppliers based on ISO 13845:2016 requirements (supplier agreement, audit, re-evaluation processes …)
  • Remain current with market trends through relationships with suppliers, market experts and ensure that we have a process to gain access/familiarity with emerging supplier capabilities
  • Uphold internal and external policies, regulations, contracts management and laws
  • Manage CAPEX project for the Manufacturing Operations activities
  • Support and assist other departments to ensure efficient flow of purchasing transactions throughout the company
  • Report periodically summary results and defined KPIs to head of Manufacturing Operations
  • Promote a culture of collaboration, cooperation, cross functional inclusion, execution excellence, effective communication and cross-functional problem-solving to become a high-performing team.

Experience & skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field
  • CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or equivalent desirable A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in the field and proven hands-on experience with procurement and purchasing
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills – able to construct/execute advanced cost analyses (e.g TCO, NPV; cost-price analyses) simultaneously
  • Good judgment in vendor selection
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP software desired (NetSuite / Oracle)
  • Effective team player who possesses strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Sense of urgency as to objectives and timelines, while maintaining flexibility to shifting priorities
  • Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations. Strong organizational, analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects with attention to detail
  • Fluent English speaker and excellent communication skills

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in a similar position in a biotech and/or life science company
  • Previous experience in ISO certified environment

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Paris, France
  • Start date: As soon as possible.

Recruitment Process:

  • Initial screening with the hiring manager
  • Day interview at the office (or remote) with the manager, cofounders, HR and the rest of the team
  • Reference Checks
  • Timing: 2-3 weeks
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