Global Operations and Supply Chain Director

Datum:  01.09.2022
Kategorie:  Logistics & Supply Chain

Zum Wohle unserer Gesellschaft entwickeln wir bei Terumo lebenserhaltende medizinische Technologien. Respekt, Verantwortungsbewusstsein und das Streben nach kontinuierlicher Verbesserung sind auf unsere japanische Herkunft zurückzuführen und stehen dabei stets im Zentrum unseres Handelns. Liegt auch Ihnen am Herzen, einen Beitrag zur Gesundheit der Menschen und zum Wohlbefinden von Patienten zu leisten? Nehmen Sie unsere Herausforderung an, ein Experte auf Ihrem Fachgebiet zu werden. Bei uns können Sie Ihre fachliche Weiterentwicklung mit Ihren persönlichen Zielen harmonisch in Einklang bringen. Ihr individueller Beitrag macht es möglich, gemeinsam mit uns einen entscheidenden Unterschied im Leben unserer Patienten, Kunden und Mitarbeitern zu bewirken.


Department Info
 

This position is within the new Therapeutic Interventional Oncology Organisation (TIO) of Terumo. This organization is comprised of Medical Strategy, Research & Development, Software Development, Medical Imaging Discovery, and Operations (incl Supply Chain). It is entirely dedicated to offer more therapeutic solution to cancer patients. Interested to learn more: Organisation & Solutions
 

Job Summary

The 4 key deliverables in this role are: 
- Establishing a global supply policy for all TIO products, taking into consideration multiple production locations and a global network of hot- and cold labs that provide solutions for patients worldwide.
- Ensuring the availability of TIO products to meet market demands and patients needs.
- Havening the strategic insight to Propose, plan and implement any required process improvements
- Coaching, leading and managing your team and other operations resources in your scope
 

Job Responsibilities

You establish a global supply policy for all TIO products. This includes:
Developing  a reliable supply planning in collaboration with all relevant Terumo entities
Ensuring supply from all sister companies involved in manufacturing TIO products
Working  closely with procurement department in Terumo to ensure a safe, reliable and cost-efficient supply of materials from third parties
Coordinating global supply with other Terumo entities and third parties (sister companies, distributors, and TC)

You ensure the availability of products manufactured by TIO to meet the market demands:
Critically reviewing the demand planning in collaboration with the local Terumo entities distributing TIO products
Assessing demand and develop long term planning to meet market demand
Defining production planning to ensure a safe, efficient, and cost-effective supply

You proposes, plans and implements any required improvements. This means:
Based on the Long Range Plan, asseing the needs for investments in operations equipment and facilities
Develop and propose investments plan to ensure business continuity, build cost effectiveness 
Ensures an optimal organization of the team that is fit to purposeAssesses and implements any relevant process improvement to ensure quality, safety and efficiency in operations Ensures a reliable transfer of technology from R&D and/or acquisition to in-house manufacturing as relevant.

You manages all operations resources in your scope. This includes:
Managing  and coaching the TIO manufacturing, planning and supply chain teams.
Overseeing all manufacturing and supply activities specific to TIO
Managing the TIO-specific manufacturing activities, including polymer manufacturing, Quality Control, hot lab (radioactive) activities
Ensuring accurate planning and ordering management
 

Profile Description
 

You have a master’s degree plus significant experience in the domain of medical industry operations and/or supply management. 
You can look back at least 10 years of industry working experience in a similar function. 
Furthermore, your experience includes  supply management  of time sensitive products (ideally radioactive or biological products)
You have experience in production management or operation planning in the biotech, pharma or medical device industry
You have worked with  outsourced processes and managed third party partners
You feel comfortable in a multicultural and international environment and proven ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders from different backgrounds

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Strong problem-solving skills, Analytic mindset., Strong management skills, Proven negotiation skills 
Team player and willing to work collaboratively across the organization and with others to reach results/resolution in a matrix environment.
Strong personal integrity.
Fluent in English.
 

Offer
 

We offer a new and exciting role in a new and strongly growing therapeutic domain within Terumo.  Pioneering in EMEA, together with the business, your scope will continue to grow to include US and Asia, to bring our innovate solutions globaly available to improve patient outcome. 
You can count on the coaching of Laurent Domas, a seasoned professional within the Global Interventional Oncology field and will get the opportunity yourself the lead a team to help you achieve your teams’ objectives.
Besides a competitive salary, we offer plenty of learning & development opportunities, a flexible (hybrid) way of working within a multicultural team.   

 

Contact Person

Please send a cv and motivation letter via the recruitment portal to Jan Swinnen, Talent Acquisition Lead;  Application via mail or other means will not be accepted. 
Applications will be followed up in the beginning of September.

Terumo Europe ist einer der Hauptakteure im Bereich der Medizintechnik in der EMEA-Region. Wir gehören der japanischen Terumo Corporation an, welche eine breite Palette an medizinischen Geräten und Produkten produziert, vermarktet und vertreibt. 
Der EMEA-weite Hauptsitz und Produktionsstätten von Terumo Europe befinden sich in Leuven, Belgien mit dazugehörigen Vertriebs- und Marketingbüros in der gesamten EMEA-Region. Eine dieser Vertriebsniederlassungen ist die Terumo Deutschland GmbH mit Sitz in Eschborn, welcher  die Zweigniederlassungen in Spreitenbach, Schweiz und Brunn a. Gebirge, Österreich angehören.

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