**IMPACT.**. **INSPIRE.** Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. **Job Description**. We have an exciting opportunity for a **Director Supply Chain Management**. **Supply Chain**. Our Supply Chain team ensures inventory is consistently available to meet customer demand. We coordinate all aspects of supply through supply planning, sourcing, making, inventory management, packaging and delivery. We partner across the Marketing, Finance and Manufacturing organizations to build a robust demand and supply plan and ensure we get products to the right customer, at the place, at the right time.. **Purpose of the position**. In this role you will be accountable for achieving the process outcomes for the plant portion of the E2E plan, as in production planning & weekly scheduling, as well as change management. You will provide tactical and strategic direction of Supply Chain aspects to the IPT Leaders (BU Leaders) and represent the site towards external Supply Chain partners, ensuring that objectives are achieved at the lowest cost consistent with our requirements to ensure compliance and safety.. Main responsibilities. You will be responsible for talent management and development of the supply chain professionals (a team of about 30 professionals) at the plant and you will drive end-to-end accountability and connection to customers and suppliers to optimize supply chain performance with the IPT Leaders. You will report solid line report to the Plant Manager and you will be a member of the Site Leadership Team of our site in Haarlem. You will utilize the above site Supply Chain organization to ensure alignment of Supply Chain activities across the division.. **Manufacturing & Supply Division**. Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is committed to be the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.. **Your profile**. + Bachelor's or Master's degree in Supply Chain, Science, Business or other relevant discipline;. + At least 10 years of experience in more than one functional area, such as Manufacturing Operations, Production or New Products Planning;. + At least 5 years of experience in a comparable senior leadership role with responsibility for direct and indirect reports;. + Expertise with FMCG / OTC / Pharma Packaging Operations in a manufacturing setting is a plus;. + SAP knowledge is required;. + Strong business collaboration through building positive working relationships across the Product Value Streams;. + In-depth knowledge of financial systems (budgets, expenses, product standards and variances.);. + LEAN mind-set and drive for continuous improvement;. + Experience in bridging boundaries across teams, functions, divisions, geographies, external stakeholders and customers;. + Demonstrated team leader, with track-record of building high-performing teams and developing talent;. + Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (mandatory), Dutch language skills are a strong plus.. **What we offer**. We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.. + Competitive salary. + Solid Pension Plan. + Bonus plan subject to the company annual results. + Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates. + Flexible working arrangements. + Travel allowance for commuting. **Who we are ...**. Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as \"Merck\" in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as \"MSD\" in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.. We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world's biggest investors in Research & Development.. **What we look for ...**. In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.. We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at ...@merck.com. For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:. EEOC Poster at EEOC GINA Supplement? at OFCCP EEO Supplement at OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule at English_formattedESQA508c.pdf. We are an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.. **Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully**. Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. **INVENT.** Associated topics: 3pl, buyer, commodity, inventory, provider, purchasing manager, raw material, sap, subcontract, supplier
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