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Supply Chain Expert

You are a supply chain expert with the specific knowledge required to build the supply chain infrastructure for international pharmaceutical and biotech companies
You get the chance and will be able to successfully support pharmaceutical or biotech supply chain organizations with a focus on their distribution logistics.

Functie omschrijving

In this position you are responsible for building and coordinating the Supply Chain & Operations European infrastructure for start-up companies which are launching their first product(s) in Europe.
You like to work in an entrepreneurial environment with strict deadlines but always in a positive atmosphere and team spirit. This demands a flexible, broadly experienced and dedicated professional.
You are dedicated to Life Science start-ups and/or supply chain improvement projects.
As a Supply Chain Expert, areas of expertise are:

  • EU Pharmaceutical/Biotech Supply Chain Management
  • EU Pharma Packaging and Serialization
  • ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • S&OP
  • Distribution Logistics network design incl. RA-, TAX-/Trade-compliance and QA- challenges
  • Management of temperature control and product integrity & Shipping Qualification
  • Experience with Patient Value Creation, Customer Service and Call Centers
  • Service vendor (e.g. 3PL, Carrier, CMO, Broker) related process management: vendor selection (RFI/RFP/RFQ), Contracting (price negotiation and legal aspects) and Performance management
  • Product launch strategy and execution
  • Continuous improvement, Lean 6 Sigma, Design Thinking, Operational Excellence

You also have adequate knowledge concerning:

  • Tax Optimization
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Financial Infrastructure and Order-To-Cash
  • (GxP) Compliance

Profiel kandidaat

  • Extended experience in managerial or specialist roles within a Pharma/Biotech/Life Science organization or an International Supply Chain consultancy firm
  • You have developed thorough understanding of European Distribution Logistics and are totally aware and comfortable with the EU Pharma practices and regulations
  • You have held managerial or expert responsibility in areas like packaging, 3PL’s selection and management, EU license requirements, tax models and Order-To-Cash
  • You hold at least a bachelor degree in for example economics, supply chain or operations
  • Your English is perfect, other languages are a plus

Soft skills and personality

  • Strong personality able to convince and mobilize
  • Strong team player
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Commercial acumen
  • Solution oriented
  • Ability to adapt, flexible
  • Politically sensitive


AIM is a high-quality consultancy company which provides supply chain expertise to (US, EU and Asian) start-up Life Science customers with a specialism to develop and create the entire Supply Chain & Operations infrastructure for companies launching their first product(s) in Europe.


AIM client strives to be a niche organization where everyone is unambiguously judged and rewarded based upon his or her input and contribution. They offer very attractive packages and a positive environment where “Building” a successful Supply Chain together with a team of experts provides positive spirit and energy.


  • Excellent salary package and bonus structure
  • Pension deal 60/40
  • Trainings budget
  • Travel allowance
  • Standard expenses allowance


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