Dafra Pharma International is a dynamic and innovative international pharmaceutical company that focuses on improving the health of people on the African continent. With a proven track record of more than 20 years of unique and successful cooperation between the African and European continent, our international team of 185 representatives brings reliable, high quality medicines within reach of people who need them the most.
Our medicines are manufactured by 15 Contract Manufacturer’s (CMOs) in Europe. We source the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for our anti-malaria products. After the products are finished we coordinate the Logistics Service Providers (LSPs). Our warehouses are managed by 3rd parties, from where we supply our European and African customers.
Due to continued expansion, Dafra Pharma International is looking to recruit a “Sourcing & Logistics Officer” to join the highly motivated and professional Dafra team in the international head office in Turnhout.
Sourcing & Logistics Officer
You are responsible for the good functioning of the production and logistics chain. Therefore, you perform the production planning of the assigned contract manufacturers. You process the agreed production orders, plan and book the transports to bring the products to the central distribution warehouse. Obviously, an adequate follow-up is necessary. Also important is to monitor the safety stock levels and manage short shelf life products. During the monthly S&OP meeting, you discuss the progress with your colleagues and define priorities.
Further, you perform analysis in order to optimize supply chain costs. You audit invoices, deliver input into the budget and measure actuals versus budget.
Related Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions are developed and maintained.
You report to the Supply Chain Director. Occasional travel in Europe is involved.
We’re looking for a driven team player and problem solver with at least 2 years of experience in production planning or logistics. A bachelor degree in logistics or supply chain is a strong plus, just as knowledge of S&OP process and international transportation. You’re fluent in Dutch and English; other languages are a true asset. Further, you’re a good and efficient communicator, with advanced knowledge of Excel and working experience with an ERP system. You have a hands-on mentality with a continuous improvement approach.
At Dafra Pharma you will find an open and inspiring environment with plenty of opportunities for creativity and new ideas. You will work in an international team of motivated professionals and have interesting international contacts. We offer you a competitive salary package in accordance with your responsibilities.