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Supply Chain Product Specialist

Website Achieva Group Limited

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Supply Chain specialist to join my client based in Southwest London on a permanent basis.  You will ideally have upwards of 3 years of experience and coming from a pharmaceutical background.
Within this role you will be accountable for managing the supply of assigned products, ensuring end-to-end coordination of all operational activities through strategic batch planning and dynamic management, to meet the commercial demand and optimisation of stock level.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that the Master Production Schedule is up to date and maintained, and escalate potential issues to the Supply Chain Manager, to ensure efficient supply chain activities.
  • Manage the returns process for any returned customer orders via Third Party Logistics providers (3PL) by effective collaboration and communication with Quality and Customer Services to maximise product inventory and minimise potential stock write-off wastage.
  • Build strong internal & external stakeholder relationships, responding to their requests, and supporting them by ensuring excellent ongoing service whilst delivering against the business’ agreed KPIs (key performance indicators).
  • Own the efficient and timely upstream distribution of products via effective oversight of Third-Party Logistics providers, through the provision of necessary documentation for transportation, and storage arrangements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience
  • Experience of supply chain and stock management within the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Supply Chain qualification (e.g. CIPS, APICS, CIPM or equivalent) desirable
  • Highly numerate, with strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Well-organised and detail-oriented with the ability to multitask and prioritise and deal calmly with the pressure of deadlines and conflicting priorities.
  • Able to apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to evaluate and resolve operational issues.
  • Computer literacy skills, particularly in Microsoft Office packages and Supply Planning Systems, e.g. SAP
  • Able to build strong internal & external stakeholder relationships and challenge constructively and confidently.
  • Excellent communication skills

For further details, please contact Tim Barratt on 01727 817 626 or email

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