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AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Supply Chain Planning Coordinator

Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands Req ID 2211006 Category Supply Chain & Materials Management Division AbbVie

Do you get a kick out of meeting market demand and balance, optimizing inventory levels, MOQ’s and transportation efficiencies? Are you ready to give your career a boost? Do you like the idea of working with colleagues of many different nationalities? Is a positive working environment essential for you? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, AbbVie might have the job you desire as a Supply Chain Planning Coordinator in Zwolle. 

Your role at AbbVie 
In this position you will coordinate the supply of all finished products such as pharmaceuticals, medical device and cosmetics. You will be supporting all related transactions of materials between the supplying plants and other functional departments, such as Quality Assurance, Finance, Global Trade Compliance, and Distribution and Logistics
As Supply Chain Planning Coordinator, you take an important role within the Global supply chain, being a key contact in coordinating and processing outbound shipments from the Central Distribution Centers. Your tasks contribute to AbbVie’s success and the health of the patients who are at the heart of our work. You will monitor transactions between systems and act if and where appropriate, while ensuring that shipping schedules are aligned and coordinate and process outbound shipments. That is where you join us and where you can help us realize our growth ambitions. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
•    Ensure timely and effective solutions to distribution, documentation and transportation issues with internal and external customers and suppliers
•    Maintain data in our ERP system SAP and our planning system JDA accurately and ensure alignment between both systems with the latest info
•    Drive continuous improvements to improve customer service and increase efficiency
•    Manages relationships and expectations within Supply Chain, sales affiliates abroad and other key stakeholders
•    Actively contribute to project management within AbbVie as project team member

Where you work
AbbVie Logistics ensures that our medicines are delivered at the right place, at the right time and to the right person. Our motto: It's not just a package, it's a patient! From our international hub in Zwolle, we take care of planning and distribution all over the world. 
Do you want to know more about AbbVie Logistics? Watch our movie on:

Why AbbVie?
AbbVie has been at the top of the global 'Best Workplaces' list for several years in a row. We are proud of this!
Join us at AbbVie, where medicine, aesthetics, and science are powered by some of the brightest minds in the world.
We are a dynamic biopharmaceutical company that offers you the resources you need and a global reach that empowers your innovative mindset. From day one, we’ve known it takes teamwork, passion, and a culture built on diversity and inclusion to develop scientific breakthroughs, innovative pipelines, and treatments that change millions of people’s lives around the world. In short, we know it takes you to make those groundbreaking advancements happen.
Are you looking for a relentless dedication to creating an environment where you will do your best, most innovative work? We offer that. Complex challenges that allow you to improve lives on a global scale? We offer that too. A meaningful career where your continuous learning and development are top priorities? Well, we offer that too.
Welcome to AbbVie. Ready to innovate together?

What we ask  
As a Supply Chain Planning Coordinator you will be working in an informal atmosphere and international multi-cultural environment. Cooperating with others comes easily to you and you are open-minded about other cultures. Furthermore, you are focused on achieving goals, take initiative, can run several projects in parallel and can communicate fluently in English. More specifically, we ask the following of you:  
•    Bachelor or Master level, preferably in Operations, Supply Chain or Business Management
•    Some work experience in a similar environment
•    Experienced with ERP systems, preferably SAP
•    Good understanding of market dynamics impacting supply chain processes
•    strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
You have a right to work for the Netherlands (no sponsorship offered) and live at reasonable distance from our Zwolle office (hybrid working model).

Would you like further information before applying? That is quite understandable. Please send your question(s) to Barbara Razenberg,

Agency disclaimer 
AbbVie does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CV’s / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Travel: No
Job Type: Temporary Work
Schedule: Full-time

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