Careers at Adarza

Supply Chain Manager

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Type: Salaried full-time
Location: Maryland Heights, MO.


Adarza Biosystems, Inc. is an exciting early-stage company based in Maryland Heights, MO developing label-free protein microarray assays based on the Company’s proprietary Arrayed Imaging Reflectometry (AIR™) technology. We are currently seeking an experienced, talented and highly analytical Supply Chain Manager to join our Finance team. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, leading or supporting multiple projects as part of a rapidly growing company with sights set on impacting research in life sciences and clinical diagnostics.


Drive supply planning process alongside Manufacturing and Quality teams to ensure short and long term goals can be met

  • Partner with Marketing to validate demand plan and understand key demand drivers
  • Utilize ERP to manage detailed inventories of materials and supplies located at the company site
  • Analyze and set item replenishment parameters based on product category, velocity, and lead time
  • Identify and resolve supply shortfalls by working with suppliers and internal stakeholders to formulate actions plan to prevent stock out
  • Lead efforts in building KPIs and metrics to measure supplier performance, develop plan for improvements
  • Maintain a professional relationship with suppliers and develop overall negotiation strategies
  • Collaborate with Marketing to negotiate pricing and vendor contracts and secure lots for qualification and long term supply of materials
  • Facilitate documentation of supply chain planning processes and workflows


  • Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field of study
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field
  • Understanding of principles of accounting or finance
  • Scientific knowledge and understanding of key partner businesses in the biological reagent space is preferred
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Must be detail oriented, with strong process improvement and problem-solving experience
  • Excellent Excel modeling and forecasting skills, and experience with BI tools
  • Experience in ERP/MRP systems is preferred
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a lean environment