Global Supply Chain Planning Expert

Date:  May 26, 2023

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1019

Company:  Teva Pharmaceuticals
Job Id:  46753

Who are we?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Location of the role

This role will be based in our European HQ in Amsterdam. Our office is located next to the central station. The EU HQ will move to Haarlem in 2024.

What will you do?

This role is an integral part of the Global Supply Chain Transformation and Center of Practice and will primarily focus on supporting TGO (Teva Global Operations) production sites to assess and improve supply chain capabilities (processes & competencies) while leveraging SAP / APO and other planning systems.


This role main focus areas will be:


  • Process Design & Continuous Improvement:  Provide support for the implementation of targeted SC best practices and collaborate with Global and Regional supply chain leaders to define future state best practices to support ‘at site’ and the connection with ‘above site’ planning processes through hands-on application
  • SAP Enterprise & Planning Platforms: Leverage knowledge in SAP and APO to guide sites to best use of the planning system whilst ensuring successful implementation and adoption across the TGO network
  • Core Supply Chain Planning Processes: Provide support to TGO sites for key supply planning processes (RCCP, MPS, MRP, Production Planning & Detailed Scheduling), working with key GSC leaders and sites who will drive the programs
  • Project Management: Lead various projects under the SC Centre of Practice taking full ownership from launch of the project, stakeholder management, delivery of key milestones and closing of the project

Who are you?

Preferably you have a BSc degree in Pharmaceutical / Supply chain / Logistics and/or APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning and   Inventory Management) and have an extended experience in Supply Chain Planning in a production environment.  

You have an analytical mindset with a strong eye for detail and are able to solve complex problems by providing simple solutions with the means available.

In this role you will be in contact with our Teva Manufacturing Sites, ensuring that planning processes are executed in SAP and APO and helping them with changing the mindset from managing orders in and offline database to managing data and reports in a system. Sometimes the changes require to be handled through a project with stakeholders from our Teva Markets Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain leaders and their teams and Global IT. Therefore both fluency in English and knowledge of SAP and APO planning modules are required and experience in working in international matrix project teams will be a big advantage. 

On top of all of this you are a solid and flexible team player with strong organizational and communicational skills and have the ability to work in a fast-changing working environment and with tight deadlines.

Pre employment screening

Teva will carry out appropriate verification and legally permitted vetting prior to the confirmation of any offer of employment. More information on this verification and vetting will be provided if you reach this stage of the application process.

Contact person

Ivo Huijskens - Recruitment specialist - Benelux & Nordics


Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

Reports To

Director planning

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