Senior Supply Chain Project Manager - Heerlen

Vacancy information

Publication date:November 06 2020
Employment type: Permanent
Sector: Medical Devices
Function Group: Supply Chain

Function Group: Supply Chain / Supply Chain Project Manager


A leading organisation in the medical devices industry is looking for a Senior Supply Chain Project Manager. Despite being one of the leading and most innovative medical devices organisation worldwide, they constantly seek ways to bring technology, therapies, and service together and on a world-class level. Their mission is to push the limits of technology and service, and to make tomorrow better than yesterday. From their European Distribution Center located in Limburg they receive goods from all over the global, and supply the local and regional distribution centers in the EMEA region.


In this position you manage will manage a cross-functional project within the Service & Repair EMEA (Europe Middle Eastern & Africa) region. We aim to transform current processes to a well-defined, aligned standard process across Western Europe. This involves updating the current installed base and cleaning up their records in collaboration with various stakeholders including Legal, Regulatory and Business unit and the country leadership teams.

Successful completion of the project delivers process efficiencies, sustainable standard processes for the future, and transparency of financial & regulatory status.

Your main tasks will include:

  • Customer & stakeholder alignment towards the future state
  • Develop and agree detailed project planning towards objective
  • Leverage knowledge of the customer care & supply chain processes to validate solutions and designed processes
  • Influence key stakeholders by developing well articulated situation analysis and business case for change
  • Analyse, assess, (re-)design, and implement processes considering relevant tools, systems and stakeholders. Ensure stakeholder commitment and provide training where required
  • Establish road-maps and develop actionable plans for immediate improvement
  • Manage the project & cross functional project streams, including planning, budget, progress review and reporting, as well as project quality and risk assessment
  • Provide regular updates towards steering committee, sponsor and other stakeholders in the organisation
  • Apply the MP3 (Company’s project management methodology) standardisation in the project
  • Ensure alignment on solution direction, drive & support decision making via the steering committee and enable results on ground in the countries


To be successful in this role, you are a team player and a problem solver with an innovative mindset with the ability to see opportunities and challenge the status quo. You have a strong ability to build relationships, influence at all levels across the business & drive results efficiently.

Next to that, we are looking for the following profile:

  • Bachelor or MBA
  • 5+ years experience in supply chain management/process design & improvement
  • Knowledge / experience working with Sales, Legal, Regulatory and Service & repair
  • Experienced with the use of project methodologies and process optimisation methodologies (PRINCE2, PMBOK/PMI; lean sigma)
  • 5+ years experience in project management
  • Strong communication skills & a pro-active approach
  • Experience working in a multinational environment
  • Experience in Medical Devices / Healthcare
  • Fluent in English. One of the main European languages (French, Italian, German, Spanish) would be a plus


We are looking for a professional who is immediately available for this project. The project is guaranteed to be six months, and potential extension based on project progress. Besides, the role can be performed almost entirely from home.

We can offer you the following:

  • Monthly gross salary between €5.000 to €6.500 depending on your experience and profile
  • 28 holidays
  • 8% holiday allowance


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Gino Boekelaar
Consultant | Medical Devices




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