Specialists in Pharma, Clinical & IT Recruitment

Senior Manager Materials and Logistics

Job Type(s):
Supply Chain / Manufacturing
Salary negotiable
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Date Posted:
04/11/2013 15:53:00
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My Client, a Global Pharmaceutical organisation has opened a new vacancy within their Supply Chain Division. They are actively seeking to recruit a Senior Manager Materials and Logistics to their team on a Permanent basis in Switzerland.


Your responsibilities:

·         Securing the ability to supply the entire product portfolio.

·         Managing the reporting to corporate and local management

·         Validating the sales forecast together with marketing in SAP APO

·         Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and Procurement from 3rd party suppliers (in SAP MM)

·         Defining the safety stock levels with corporate production sites in accordance to corporate guidelines (VMI - Vendor Managed Inventory)

·         Inventory level monitoring: coverage, value

·         Managing the destroying of sales and samples presentations

·         Desk Top Publishing (DTP): scheduling of new packaging artwork in the production (boxes, leaflets, blister foil, stickers etc)

·         Management of a small team

·         Working in an international environment with a matrix structure

 Your qualifications

·         Previous experience in a similar role within the pharmaceutical or cosmetic industry

·         Proficient with SAP APO, MM, SD and WM

·         Previous experience in distribution Relation Management to logistic service providers, e. g. Voigt is an asset

·         French or German as native language and very good knowledge of the other one. Very good command in English

·         Proficient in change and project management

·         Excellent personal skills in planning, communication and organization

·         Open and convincing leader able to decide, influence and to negotiate

·         Business oriented with strategic view and prospective vision


For more information regarding this vacancy or a confidential job discussion, please get in touch with Neal Panting. Neal@arc-7.com or +441483 397070