Associate supply chain

Locatie: Breda, Noord-Brabant, Nederland
Salaris: -
Soort functie: Freelance

Currently I am looking for an associate supply chain for a pharmaceutical company in Breda.


Associate Supply Chain - CS Front Office

For Front Office, first point of contact for customers in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Pre-requisite is a native German level; near-native candidates can be considered as well.

At high level:1st line contact customers/Sales offices
Creation customers, credit / debit / return orders / Track & Trace.

* Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with commercial
order management and specific projects or activities within the team or
department related to commercial supply chain
* Appropriately solves administrative issues.
* Ensures optimal internal and external customer satisfaction in line with
the companies policies and procedures
* Ensures compliance with SOX & GMP regulations

Customer Care
* Unique first point of contact for customers, affiliates and Local Service
Providers (LSPs).
* Call- and mail handling with Customers, affiliates and LSPs.
* Develops and maintain good relationships with internal/external
customers (affiliate, physician, pharmacist, wholesaler, hospital,
distributor etc, other ABR departments), and LSPs
* Exchanges complex information with customers to solve problems
within the companies procedures and/or provide ongoing support to ensure customers are satisfied.
* Discusses, accepts, enters and follows up on customer service
* Identifies & Initiates process improvements to decrease number of
service complaints
Order management
* Executes track and trace on daily basis, follows up on delays, and
signs off reports
* Executes returns for all order types, credit and debit notes, follows up
timely release
Customer Master Data
* Sets-up new customer; Initiates (e-)form, follows-up with affiliate and
the new customer, and performs Customer Master Data entry
* Maintains and updates Customer Master Data requests.
* Ensures knowledge of GMP/GDP and job related training is up to date.
* Handles and resolves service/transport issues (including track & trace)
* Provides departmental support upon request
* Identifies and initiates process improvements

* Works under general direction, seeks assistance as needed
* Finds applicable alternatives in line with regulations and processes
* Relates day-to-day work to business priorities
* Applies broad-based research, information and analytical skills to factual info.
* Timely process of credit, debit and return orders, tracks and trace reports including following
up on delays, and logs customer service complaints
* Handles call and mail; ensures precise and promptly response to customer queries with the
agreed service levels and applicable conditions
* Correct Customer Master Data set up and review
* Identifies and initiates Front office related process improvements
* Provides input for monthly country KPIs

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are
typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience
and knowledge, or the equivalent.
Minimum Requirements
* MBO 4 and higher
* Fluency in multiple languages
* Minimum 1 to 2 years of related experience in customer service or sales
* Ability to shift between tasks in a dynamic environment and work within diverse,
international group of people
* Experienced in working with automated systems (computer bases business
systems) like MS-Office
* Advanced communication skills
* Customer and services focused
* Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication + 1 native/excellent level
language required in the team.
* High quality standards with regards to work
Preferred Requirements
* Education in Economics, Business Administration Supply Chain Management or
related area
* Computer skills and ERP experience
* Experience with issue handling in a Supply Chain environment
* Problem solving skills
* Ability to set priorities and timely escalation

* Exercises diplomacy and persuasion in communication
with internal and external customers
* Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Anticipates problems and recognizes when to deviate from
the standard practices
* Process-orientated & Optimizes work processes
* Ensures accountability
* Collaborates
* Communicates effectively
* Customer focus
* Interpersonal savvy
* Plans and aligns
* Drives results

Are you the new associate supply chain? Apply online or to speak to a consultant about this project, contact Lauren Dikmans via +31 (0)20 522 1588 or l.dikmans[at]