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Supply Chain Analyst | Network Planning

Careers that Change Lives

At this moment every 2 seconds, somewhere in the world, a patient is treated with a Medtronic device or therapy. The Medtronic organization in the Netherlands exists out of 1200 enthusiastic professionals. The European Operating Center located in Heerlen houses a team of about 500 professionals in Supply Chain, Warehousing & Logistics, Customer Service, Transport and Master Data Governance. From our main Distribution Centers outside US located in Heerlen (NL), Leipzig (DE) and Rolo (IT) we serve our customers in over 120+ countries in Europe, Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa. Next to that our main DC’s act as a hub in our worldwide supply network and as such we also supply over 10 local DC’s of Medtronic in Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa.

A team of 120 Supply Chain professionals is accountable for Supply Chain Management for the entire Medtronic product portfolio containing over 80,000 active products, generating over 4 b$ of revenue via multi-channel sales concepts (B2C, B2B) and multiple inventory strategies (Direct Sales, Hospital Consignment stock, Local DC’s/forward stocking locations).

A Day in the Life

We offer you a position in the Supply Chain Competence Center as a Supply Chain Analyst – Network Planning. In this role you will support the network growth and internal customer satisfaction of our local DC’s in EMEA. As a Supply Chain Analyst – Network Planning you will be responsible for one or more local DC’s or Forward Stocking Locations (FSL’s).

With the Network Planning team you will provide advanced support in the coordination of product availability in the local DC’s and/or FSL’s in line with the business Supply Chain strategies and processes. You are able to drive inventory optimization via stock target setting and excess stock identification.

You provide hands-on support and coordination to the Supply Chain Planners in the local DC’s and/or FSL’s, take process ownership and drive standardization via continuous improvements. You assess the internal customer requirements and needs and can make the translation towards system and process design for network and inventory optimization. Also Master Data Management and PLC coordination for the local DC’s/FSL’s is managed by you.

You work in close cooperation with different stakeholders (Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Regional/Local Supply Chain Planning, Customer Care, Logistics, Regional/Country business).

Must Haves
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in logistics/supply chain or relevant working experience
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management in an international environment
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, Excel and preferably SAP/ERP)
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Understanding of End-to-End Supply Chain Processes including KPI’s
  • Spirit of Continuous Improvement
  • Passion to win

To be successful in this role, you are a problem solver with analytical skills and a pro-active, hands-on mentality. You have a distinct drive for results and a clear focus on customer satisfaction. You are able to build lasting relationships with colleagues in other departments and disciplines. You appreciate contributing to a dynamic work environment and not afraid to take the lead. Managing several tasks and projects at once poses no problem for you, as is working under pressure.

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success.
Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

  • 31 holidays;
  • Possibility to purchase 8 extra holidays days;
  • Flexible working environment;
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;
  • Pensionscheme and group discount on healthcare insurances
  • Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;
  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract
  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)
  • Private Lease possibilities

Your Answer

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About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the


Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 2,000 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your own career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Oct 2, 2020
  • Travel: No
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