Role DescriptionIn this role as Senior Supply Chain Manager for the European region, your focus will be on contractor management to develop and maintain strategic and tactical relations to ensure supply chain performance targets are met for an EMA approved product. Focus on developing secondary packaging operations. Responsibility for purchasing for product, material and device supply. Oversee co-ordination of packaging development. Responsible to develop key performance indicators pertinent to business and the introduction of new vendors to support operation. Identify and set up sourcing and suppliers to support European Supply Chain Development to GMP/GDP standards. Support Early Access Program team and ongoing Supply Chain/Customer Service function.
ResponsibilitiesIn this role as Supply Chain Manager EU your responsibilities include:
- Develop and maintain secondary packaging contract and be first SC point of contact import to release - Maintain contractor information, database and SME for serialization - Oversee artwork management, packaging development, labelling and product/device specification - Provide cost and forecast information to support the annual budgeting process for all contractors from import to release - Ensure change control process is applied correctly - Support audit programs in close cooperation with Supply Chain and Quality Assurance teams - Responsible for ensuring the availability of packaging materials and specifications to meet planned requirements - Cover person-in-plant duties at 3rd party contractor(s) for packaging and other SC outsourced service - Use, support and train appropriate personnel in Purchasing in Oracle - Ensure that contract management is being carried out in accordance with GMP and GDP - Support non-Supply Chain purchase activities when required - Develop appropriate SOP's to support the Supply Chain activities - Represent Supply Chain on global, regional or local strategies - Identify risks and implement contingency plans for business-critical supplies and services including Brexit - Contribute to audits for all outsourced service providers and preferred vendors - Support Supply Chain Director on key Supply Chain projects and personnel developments - Ensure a network of contracts available to support the Supply Chain outsourced activities within Europe - Utilize intranet and web-based technologies to improve Supply Chain communication process
Requirements- Bachelor or Master degree in the area of Supply Chain, Business Administration, Logistics or similar - A minimum of 5-8 years of experience within Pharma industry manufacturing and distribution (operational roles/services in outsourced environment) - Ability to work in Supply Chain management and develop/maintain internal and external relationships - Ability to manage change, negotiate and meet critical timelines - Excellent planning, organizational , analytical and management skills - Proficient with interpreting and implementing GMP and GDP guidelines - Fluent in English, fluency in German is a bonus
Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Heleen Hillen.