Octapharma is the largest privately owned independent company in the world in plasma fractionation. Octaphrma’s medicines consist of life-saving human proteins produced from blood plasma or using recombinant DNA technology.

We are looking for a dedicated and reliable Corporate Inventory Manager (m/f/d) -located in the HQ in Vienna - focusing on raw material. Being part of Corporate Supply Chain department and directly reporting to our Supply Chain Vice President, your main goal will be to design and implement our future processes that will enable the company to reach the next level when talking about securing our operations while optimizing the resources needed.

Inventory management is such a cross functional process at Octapharma that scope of responsibilities will go beyond Supply Chain, and will require good change management skills.

Your tasks

  • Design and implement our Inventory Management strategy to reduce costs 
  • Collaborate and coordinate actions with Material Management and Procurement
  • Analyse inventory management processes and continuously optimize it
  • Project future needs to adapt Mid/Long term logistic network (and resources)
  • Track inventory performance, discuss performance with plants/countries and initiate improvement plans
  • Support/ lead improvement projects to increase process efficiency and accuracy
  • Participate in projects on behalf of Supply Chain Management

Your qualifications

  • University degree in engineering, logistics, business administration or similar
  • Five years of experience in a similar role with solid track record
  • Strategic and academic approach of Inventory Management
  • Knowledge of ERP (SAP), supply chain planning and order management tools
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus
  • Highly skilled in MS Excel, PowerPoint, BI tools and BPM solutions
  • Proven ability to manage projects and processes
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills (documentation, communication)
  • Flexible in a constantly changing environment
  • Fluent in English

Remuneration: EUR 75,000 gross annual salary (incl. variable pay) with willingness to overpay

If you are interested in this challenging position, please forward your CV and a recent photograph quoting reference number D1168 to