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European Supply Chain Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 380393/005_1551979767
  • Sector: Distribution, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/03/2019

Describe the job: European Supply Chain Director

A Medical device company is going through a European supply chain transformation. They are looking for several senior professionals in logistics to be based in the Essen/Dortmund area, as part of centralisation of the function. My client focused on delivering clinical medical device solutions. The company produce Orthopaedics, and Spine solution for their customers and operate in more than 100 countries globally.


  • Set the direction for the European Supply Chain team, together with the management team, to ensure readiness and alignment with customer needs and delivery capability for the required service levels
  • Lead in the development, modification and improvement of the overall distribution network of the European physical footprint
  • Ensure strategic planning of the European Supply Chain Solutions function aligns with company-wide objectives and initiatives.
  • Establishes and enforces programs for maintaining company standards of sanitation and maintenance
  • Lead and oversee all activities related to the European Supply Chain budget and headcount plan, including budget, projection and strategic planning and long-and short-term resource capacity planning.

Skills and Experience required:

  • 15+ years of experience in Supply Chain management, Logistics, Operations or related fields are required.
  • Degree in Business Administration, Materials Management, Life Sciences, Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Fluency in English, Fluency in a second (European) language is a plus.
  • Prior experience in influencing multiple teams and groups across an international organisation.
  • Lean, Process Excellence, Six Sigma tools, etc. is preferred.
  • Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

What this Job Offers You

This role suits an ambitious, self-driven professional who has a passion for e2e Supply Chain, change management and wants to implement positive change throughout an entire business.

How to apply

If you are interested in this European Supply Chain Director opportunity, please email Alex Bill directly or apply through the link below for a confidential discussion.

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