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NL CW Senior Associate Supply Chain (GMP)

For our client in Breda, we are looking for a Senior Associate Supply Chain GMP

Job description
Drive a culture of Operational Excellence (OE) and Continuous Improvement.Team lead or -member in cross functional projects.
Support the program portfolio management and execution for Global Supply Hub Europe (GSH EU) & act as a catalyst in the continuous improvement of ‘Delivery’- processes.
Oversee monthly reporting and diagnostic process providing appropriate and accurate information and analysis for effective decision making in the Order to Cash (OTC) space.
Support of business OTC processes.

  • Mature the SC Analytics capabilities to analyze SC scenarios, pro-actively support decision making and measure performance to drive continuous improvement.
  • Optimization of performance and consistency of the order to cash process.
  • Identify, lead and/or participates in multiple cross-functional initiatives leading to the improvement of SC and/or related enterprise-wide programs.
  • Drive best practices and consistency in departmental project management.
  • Identify potential issues and implement proactive solutions in the OTC space. Initiate and execute improvements in order to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Act as an OTC subject matter expert.
  • Works independently under minimal direction, with strong leadership skills.
  • Work is guided by operational and project objectives.
  • Manages multiple assignments and processes independently and concurrently.
  • Advance on the departmental goals and key-initiatives.
  • implementation: results and deliverables in line with goals and objectives.
  • SC competencies that are exploratory, and emphasize agility, speed and growth.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related to Supply Chain, Logistics or Industrial Engineering plus 3 or more years of related professional experience
  • Experience in working in an international environment, ability to liaise/communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and different cultures.
  • Solid experience in project management across departments and geographies.
  • Readily adapts to and manages change.
  • Good decision making skills.
  • Customer relationship skills.
  • Process improvement and leadership skills focused on implementing robust, efficient systems & processes.
  • Quick process understanding, insight and visualizing.
  • Fluent in English, both in verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical skills (incl. MS Excel) and ability to distill insights.
  • Operational Excellence experience or training.
Preferred Requirements
  • Ability to navigate in a matrix environment with strong internal and external network relations.
  • Good understanding of GMP/GDP and pharmaceutical regulations and awareness of biopharmaceutical commercial and supply chain trends and developments.
  • Ability to analyze abstract and complex problems requiring evaluation of intangible variables.
  • Ability to develop innovative and creative output based on interoperations and analysis
  • LEAN Six Sigma Green / Black Best
  • Good understanding of E2E supply chain business processes (APCIS CPIM, SCOR, S&OP, Logistics, Customer Service).
  • Experience in Operational Excellent, Lean, PULL or other major change management initiatives.
  • Strong communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously in a fluid environment with time pressures.
  • Results oriented, strong adherence to timelines
  • Sound relationship management and organizational skills
  • Initiator with analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to operate in a team or matrix environment.
  • Self-leadership & motivation.