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Medtronic Belgium


Heerlen, European Operations Center

Medtronic Belgium | Abroad | Permanent, Full-time

Published on 5 days ago

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, Opglabbeek and Leipzig we serve our customers in over 120+ countries in Europe, Central & Eastern Europe and Middle East & Africa.
Next to that the DC’s in Heerlen and Opglabbeek act as a first tier Hub in our worldwide Supply network and as such we also serve other international DC’s of Medtronic with products that are manufactured in Europe. 

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 points).

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 89,000 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 1,750 employees. 

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


Job description

  • Each Supply Chain Analyst is contributing to the Medtronic Mission by guaranteeing constant product supply in balance with the demand, maximizing the service levels whilst improving asset utilization.
  • As a Supply Chain Analyst, you’re responsible for one or more business lines.
  • Within the Supply Planning team, you will provide advanced support in the coordination of product availability to meet customer requirements in the EMEA region, in line with the business Supply Chain strategies and processes.
  • In order to achieve the agreed service levels at optimized inventory, you will execute analyzes and monitor incoming supply, planning parameters and inventory levels.
  • You support improvement initiatives to increase business SC performance (X-functional, regional or Global). 
  • Works in close cooperation with different stakeholders (Demand planning, Inventory Management, Global Supply Chain,  Regional / Country business)


Must Haves – level Associate 
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree  in logistics or supply chain
  • 1 to 2  years of experience in Supply Chain Management (BA) in an international environment 

Must Haves – level Regular
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree  in logistics or supply chain
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management (BA) in an international environment 
  • 0 to 3 years of experience in Supply Chain Management (Master) in an international environment 

General Must Haves:
  • Computer literacy (MS-Office, Excel and preferably SAP / ERP)
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language
  • Understand KPI and performance settings
  • Spirit of Continuous improvement
  • Passion to win

Nice to Haves
  • To be successful in this role, you are a natural problem solver 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. You are a team player, who’s able to build lasting relationships with colleagues in other departments and disciplines. Managing several tasks and projects at once poses no problem for you, as is working under pressure.  


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;
  • Possibility to purchase 8 extra holidays days;
  • Flexible working environment;
  • 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

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