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Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic is among the largest medical technology companies in the world. Through innovation and collaboration, Medtronic helps to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. Last year, our medical therapies for the treatment of over 40 major conditions, improved the lives of more than

75 million people around the world.

Today, our therapies improve the lives of more than 2 PEOPLE around the world EVERY SECOND.

You can be a part of a team that is having a significant impact on people’s lives. Be a team member of a group of Supply Chain professionals who are taking part in plenty of initiatives and are passionate about their work sharing their expertise across the team.

The European Operating Center located in Heerlen houses a team of 120 Supply Chain specialists which is accountable for Supply Chain Management for the entire Medtronic product portfolio containing over 80,000 active products, generating over 4 b$ of revenue. From here we serve our customers in over 120+ countries in Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

A Day in the Life

As a Supply Chain Analyst you are contributing to the Medtronic Mission by guaranteeing constant product supply in balance with the demand. You play a key role in ensuring that our customers receive our life changing therapies on time. You closely cooperate within a matrix environment with stakeholders from demand planning, inventory management, logistics, marketing/sales and other global and local departments. As a Supply Chain Analyst you will contribute to the promise of making a real difference in people’s lives.

Your main objective is to reach high service levels to our customers, at optimal cost. Main contributions from Supply Chain planning is to have high Product Availability (97%), while minimizing inventory and obsolescence costs (meet AOP). You are responsible for ideal safety stock settings, master data management, work with vendors / supplying plants on adherence to safety stock. In parallel with maintaining healthy inventory levels and reducing scrap and obsolecense.

For some interesting backgrounds and testimonials of your future colleagues click here.

Must Haves

To be successful in this role, you are a problem solver by nature with strong analytical skills and a pro-active, hands-on mentality. You have a distinct drive for execution and results and a clear focus on customer satisfaction. To foster cross functional long-term relationships with colleagues and stakeholders is crucial; you are a teamplayer. Managing several tasks at once poses no problem for you, as is working under pressure. Additionally, you have the following skills and experience.

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree preferably in logistics or supply chain
  • 0-5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management in an international environment
  • Analytical and technical skills (MS-Office), you are able to analyse raw data and translate into concrete actions and reports.
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Contributes to the KPI and performance settings
  • Adaptive to change; you are able to prioritize within multiple day-to-day activities and projects.You understand and activitely contibrute BU goals.
  • Thinks end to end when dealing with challenges and opportunities.
  • You will give operational support combined with an continuesly improvement mindset and are able to drive these changes.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with SAP / ERP
  • Identifies opportunities for self-development.

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:

  • 28 holidays
  • Flexible working environment; activity based working. Possibility of working from home (up to 20%)
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results
  • Pension scheme 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
  • Career development plan
  • Onboarding program of 2 weeks to welcome you in the Medtronic supply chain organization

Your Answer

Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via the apply button!

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 future.

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.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jul 29, 2021
  • Travel: No
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