Supply Chain Manager

Do you want full strategic supply-chain responsibility for our generic pharmaceutical manufacturing? The autonomy to coordinate our global Supply Chain to include manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and distribution to our European subsidiaries? Based out of Luton, click apply to build on your Supply Chain career with us!

SALARY: £55,000 - £65,000

· 5% Company Pension
· Healthcare, Dental and Life Assurance
· Subsidised Gym and much more!

LOCATION: Luton, Bedfordshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Bedford, Milton Keynes, St Albans, Royston, Cambridge, Royston, London, Letchworth-Garden-City, Hitchin.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Supply Chain Manager - Pharmaceuticals

Product: Generic pharmaceutical products to include tablets, capsules, and injectables. We have an established product portfolio, with new products being regularly developed and manufactured globally and then launched all across Europe to make this role even more challenging for you.

Markets supplied: Hospitals, retail wholesalers and pharmacies across the UK and Europe.

Job: This is a brand-new role which has come about through a restructure and planned business growth.

Reporting into the Commercial Director for Europe, this role holds full autonomy and strategic responsibility for the overall Supply Chain from global manufacturing sites through to distribution to the UK hub and then on to their respective European subsidiaries for distribution to customers. Our Supply Chain is already in place, your role is to strategically develop our supply-chain strategy as the business moves forwards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supply Chain Manager - Pharmaceuticals

This is a strategic standalone role with Director level reporting and accountability. Key responsibilities include:
· Demand Planning / Forecasting
· Internal and external stakeholder management
· Liaising with different suppliers based in EU, India, China, US
· S & OP (Sales and Operations Planning)
· Daily reporting and accountability through the SAP system
· Problem solving and resolving supply chain related issues
· Analysing performance data and looking for strategic supply chain improvements
· Improving Stock management and Optimising our Inventory

Please note there are currently no direct reports / management responsibility in this role - but this may change as the role evolves.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Supply Chain Manager - Pharmaceuticals

· Proven experience in a strategic Supply Chain Management role within pharmaceutical manufacturing
· Experience of an SAP system
· Whilst a degree or specific certifications such as CIPS, CPIM CSCP or CLTD are preferred, relevant experience with supersede them

Generic Pharmaceutical experience is preferred over branded pharmaceutical experience due to the demand driven supply-chain, though we welcome applications from either.

Experience of New Product Introduction (NPI) and Launch Management within the supply chain would also be of benefit.


One of the fastest growing generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in the world, with multiple manufacturing sites and subsidiaries across the US, Asia and Europe.


This role will really develop based on the experience and skills of you as a Supply-Chain Manager. There is genuine potential to take on managerial responsibility and build a more robust supply-chain team over the medium to long term.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: supply chain, pharmaceutical, generic, inventory, manufacturing.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.