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Materials Requirement Planner

Materials Requirement Planner

LocationLeiden, Netherlands
Business SectorBiotechnology
Contact email
Job ref22237
Published15 days ago

Materials Requirement Planner
For our client – a leading biotech in Ledien, NL – I am looking for a Materials Requirement Planner.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the development, maintenance, communication and publication of the Materials Requirements Plans (MRP) to ensure that patient / customer requirements are met.

  • Maintain Raw Materials and Components inventories within our goal, while minimizing excess, obsolete and expired materials. Contribute to the global balancing of Materials and Components within Global Planning, ensuring efficient and effective procurement & inventory practices and optimizing the balance between quality, service, reliability and cost.

  • Ensure that all material delivery schedules are communicated to the suppliers on time in order to meet plan requirements.

  • Partner with Global Procurement to drive Supplier performance improvement including quality and timely delivery in line with MPS.

  • Tracks and reports site / platform level supplier service performance, communicating the information to the relevant parties.

  • Collaborate with Quality and Warehouse staff regarding rejected / defective materials, making the physical arrangements with the supplier to ensure a timely return of goods or disposal.

  • Focuses and encourages continuous improvements (CI) of the process supported

  • Supports material and component Phase in and Phase Out processes.

Minimum Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management or other related Business discipline is essential.

  • Supply Chain Certification is preferred e.g. APICS.

  • Lean Certification is desirable.

  • Up to 5 years relevant Supply Chain Management experience (Planning, Logistics or Manufacturing) is required.

  • Experience in Planning/Purchasing in a multi-national environment.

  • Experience in Pharmaceutical and/or Biopharmaceutical industry preferable.

  • Experience in the use of SAP is preferred.


  • Location: Leiden, NL

  • Duration: 4 months – with the possibility of extension

  • Start-date: ASAP

  • Full-time: Onsite

Sound interetsing?
Send your CV to Khanyi Mabena at k.mabena@panda-int.com or contact her on +31 2020 44502.