The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH or Center) assures that patients and providers have timely and continued access to safe, effective, and high-quality medical devices and safe radiation-emitting products. CDRH facilitates medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S.
CDRH is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and experienced Supply Chain Expert. Reporting to the Director of the Resilient Supply Chain and Shortages Prevention Program, you will be responsible for leading and managing medical device supply chain activities. If selected, in coordination with Centers across the Agency, you will develop and establish medical device shortage mitigation measures to address actual and potential vulnerabilities in the nation’s medical device supply chain. You will also analyze current supply chain systems, safeguards, and methodologies to address all existing and/or conceivable weaknesses, knowledge gaps and risks factors. You will present concepts for the formulation of more robust reporting tools to alert multiple levels of leadership and institute more comprehensive countermeasures designed to avert shocks and disruptions to supply
As the Supply Chain Expert you will:
Serve as the Center’s foremost expert on medical device supply chain management and provide authoritative, sound, and evidence-based information to ensure the sustained availability of medical devices during times of calm and public health emergencies, both natural and man-made.
Utilize expert supply chain knowledge, risk mitigation expertise, and management experience to advance the Center’s medical device supply chain program and serve as an Agency expert on cross-functional teams for both the Center and Agency.
Lead efforts in supply chain illumination, problem solving, and analytics to support and enhance the safety, effectiveness, and quality of medical devices.
Collaborate with Agency colleagues to share and leverage medical device supply chain resources, knowledge, benchmarks, and best practices.
Evaluate the causation of various supply chain shocks and develop and share mitigation strategies across the Center and Agency, as well as with industry, suppliers, contract manufacturers, distributors, and other stakeholders to stem potential disruptions.
Draft recommendations to address supply chain vulnerabilities and risks, which could lead to potential disruptions.
Forge mutually beneficial formal partnerships with medical device manufacturers, suppliers, carriers, scientific associations, organizations, and societies, health care community, patient advocacy groups, and other federal, state, and local stakeholders regarding the safe, manufacturing, production, availability, and delivery of medical devices.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Baltimore, MD, US
Application Deadline: N/A