Supply Chain Professional


Location:  Norfolk, VA




Instant Systems I committed to providing unparalleled support to the medical research, tissue bank, and regenerative medicine industries with innovative, quality packaging systems.  We are currently seeking a Supply Chain Manager in support of this mission.

You will be a supervisor in support of the life cycle our product lines; procurement, sourcing, warehousing, and distribution.

Working directly with Production, Sales, and Management your assignments would be the following:


  • Examine current costs, identify and create strategies for cost reduction,  and negotiate pricing considerations with vendors
  • Identify, screen, audit, and approve new vendors and monitor existing vendors to ensure the quality and reliable supply of  materials and services
  • Partner with reliable vendors and supplies, identifying and nurturing strategic partnerships
  • Monitor and continually update product standards and incoming inspection processes
  • Develop, lead, and execute purchasing and procurement strategies
  • Assess, manage, and mitigate supply chain risks
  • Create and manage inventory systems and distribution models to minimize processing times, mitigate risks, reduce costs, and enhance logistics between locations
  • Create, update, and manage supply chain and distribution systems, working in concert with production for work flow optimization


Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years of procurement related experiences
  • 5+ years of distribution related experiences
  • 5+ years of supply chain management experiences
  • Knowledge of  MRP systems and distribution models


Essential Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate through past experiences an attention to detail while performing complex tasks under tight deadlines
  • Understands continual improvement, risk management, and cost containment strategies
  • Customer centric and quality driven mindset
  • Team player with a pro-active attitude, self-starter, highly committed, and flexible
  • Strong problem solving abilities




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Specializing in application specific packaging designs for cryopreservation, cellular therapy, bioprocessing, medical and industrial use, Instant Systems is the leader in custom, high-performance, film-based containers and bags.


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Suite #101

Norfolk, VA 23513


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