Supply Chain Manager for Allergopharma GmbH & Co.KG (all genders)

Posted 01 Apr 2019

Hamburg/Reinbek, Schleswig-Holstein - Germany

Req Id 190238


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

We are a dynamic growing, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Reinbek near Hamburg. Within the global Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany pharmaceutical, chemistry and life science group, we have with great success specialized in the development, manufacture and sale of preparations to diagnose and treat allergic diseases. We are amongst the leading pharmaceutical companies in the area of specific immunotherapy.

Your role: This position is responsible for managing cross-functional projects to ensure and improve market supply under the aspects of production, quality, compliance and costs. This includes economical evaluation of proposed measures, preparation of decision paper and implementation of measures within set targets. Also, you ensure market supply out of CMOs by leading cross-functional Teams. In your role you cooperate with matrix functions, ensure cross-functional alignment and develop a good relationship to CMOs. You control processes required for receiving products from CMOs in adherence with defined KPIs for quality, delivery and costs as well as the contractual obligations during the overall contract life cycle. Furthermore, you manage the Performance Review Process and act as a first escalation level to resolve issues with CMOs. This position is also responsible for coordinating all claim proceedings resulting from defective or delayed delivery or complaints in relation to a CMO. You optimize the CMO based on the KPI reporting and in accordance with the risk assessment through target setting, performance management and risk mitigation initiatives as well as coordinate input from Quality and Procurement. This includes creation of process description, SOP's and training of processes. Establishing new intercompany processes as well as crisis management, supporting product management and ensuring timely verification and implementation of manufacturing related regulatory-technical requirements with cross functional scope comprises your area of responsibility.

Who you are:

  • University degree in pharmaceutics, engineering, natural sciences or equivalent, additional degree in business administration is a plus
  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in Technical Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management or Quality within pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Pharma industry experience and associated knowledge in cGMP regulations
  • Proven knowledge in project management and leadership
  • Experience in an international and multicultural environment
  • Strong self-organized and proactive way of working, highly self-motivated and ability to motivate others
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English language

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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