Senior Associate Transportation Global Supply Hub EU (Breda)

Posted 26 November 2021
SalaryUp to €3600 per month
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLogistics/Transportation/Supply ChainLife sciences careers

For our client, an international biotechnology company in Breda, with an excellent, worldwide reputation in the area of biologics, we are searching for a Senior Associate for Transportation Global Supply Hub EU.

As a Senior Associate for Transportation, you'll ensure cost effective and GDP-compliant supply of company's products to international (internal and external) customers managed by Global Supply Hub Europe. This includes support management of the performance of Transportation Service Providers, and participation in the implementation of best in class cold chain- and transportation solutions.


  • Accountable for execution and improvements for the operational and tactical transportation performance, using appropriate key performance indicators for the Global Supply Hub
  • Maintain transportation related performance metrics
  • Identify areas of improvement related to transportation
  • Plan, build and manage distribution lanes using existing shipping solutions
  • Initiate and owns deviations/ CAPA's/ SOP revisions
  • Maintain close relationship with Quality to ensure compliance
  • Maintain operational relationship with transportation service providers
  • Complete change impact assessments
  • Participate as Subject Matter expert in cross functional projects that lead to improvement of Amgen's supply performance
  • Implement agreed transportation process change initiatives in close collaboration with stakeholders
  • Collaborates with corporate stakeholders on projects and process improvements
  • Build and run Good Distribution Practices


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in logistics, business and economics
  • Typically 3 or more years of related professional experience
  • Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication
  • Working knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirement
  • Excellence in working with MS Office and experience with ERP system
  • Experience in working across various cultures
  • Quick process understanding, insight and visualizing
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to deal with conflicting interest
  • Availability outside office hours on an ad hoc basis
  • Preferably with Biotech cold chain distribution compliance experience.
  • Ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders at various levels from multiple backgrounds/cultures

What do we offer

  • 12 month contract via Kelly Services, with possibility of extension.
  • Salary of up to €3600 per month
  • Start date: Beginning of January 2022
  • An international environment where you can learn a lot in challenging projects,

Marc Philip Van Ittersum
T: 0654712600
When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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