Insmed Incorporated

Manager, Supply Chain Management - Japan

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2024 8:50 AM)
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Company Description

Insmed is a global biopharmaceutical company on a mission to transform the lives of patients living with serious and rare diseases. Our most valuable resource is our employees, and everything we do is motivated by a patients-first mentality. We are dedicated to growing our team with talented individuals from around the world who are willing to challenge the status quo, solve problems, and work collaboratively with a sense of urgency and compassion.

Guided by our core values of collaboration, accountability, passion, respect, and integrity, we aim to foster an inclusive, diverse, and flexible work environment, where our employees are recognized for leaning in and rolling up their sleeves. If you share our vision and want to work with the most dedicated people in the biopharma industry, come to Insmed to accelerate your career.


This position is responsible for the planning, purchase and management of products and service consistent with specified levels of quality, delivery, price and total cost, in supply chain perspective. This position will interact with cross functional and cross regional partners on regular basis as well as external partners both domestic and international. This role also supports Supply Chain leaders and other functions in the initiatives and projects as company’s business grows and its product portfolio expands while maintaining stable supply of existing products.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Supply planning using Supply Planning module in Oracle ERP system based on the demand forecast provided by commercial team.
  • Inventory management of assigned products to meet agreed inventory level and providing regular estimates and projection.
  • Support monthly Sales & Operations Planning process and budget cycle.
  • Execution of procurement and importation of the products from internal/external suppliers.
  • Participate, and sometimes facilitate, internal/external meetings and activities related to supply planning and executions.
  • Ensure that contract management is being carried out in accordance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, and company policies and procedures, including GMP, and GDP.
  • Support non-Supply Chain purchase activities when required.
  • Ensure a network of contacts available to support the Supply Chain outsourced activities within Japan.  Manage relationships with contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), external service providers, and other partners to ensure reliable and efficient supply chain performance.
  • Partnering with IT and other functional groups to resolve system issues and work on process improvements.
  • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure and evaluate supply chain performance, identify areas for improvement, and drive continuous process optimization.
  • Support Supply Chain leaders in the initiatives and projects such as enhancements and improvements of the CMO/3PL and new product launch.
  • 3-5 years of experience in inventory and supply planning and logistics operations.
  • Experience in Pharma or medical device industry.
  • Working knowledge of end-to-end supply chain operations.
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written in Japanese and English language.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
  • Finance literacy.
  • Previous ERP Inventory Management and Planning Module experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in related field.
  • Confident to think and decide on his or her feet.
  • Must exhibit Insmed’s fine (5) core corporate competencies of: Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, Integrity and Respect: along with any other position specific competencies.
  • Non-smoker
  • Travel : minimum 2 times per year both domestic and international

Compensation & Benefits

We’re committed to investing in every team member’s total well-being, now and in the future. We offer a competitive total-rewards package to all employees around the world, including:

  • Flexible approach to where and how we work, regionally based
  • Competitive compensation package including bonus 
  • Stock options and RSU awards
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flexible Vacation Policy
  • Generous paid holiday schedule and winter break 


  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Company-provided Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Company-provided short and long-term disability benefits
  • Unique offerings of pet, legal, and supplemental life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
  • Accident and Hospital Indemnity insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mental Health on-line digital resource
  • Well-being reimbursement
  • Paid leave benefits for new parents
  • Paid time off to volunteer
  • On-site, no-cost fitness center at our U.S. headquarters

Additional Information

Insmed Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Insmed. Insmed will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source. Insmed will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement between Insmed and the agency has been established. The Human Resources department is responsible for all recruitment activities; please contact us directly to be considered for a formal agreement.


Applications are accepted for 5 calendar days from the date posted or until the position is filled.


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