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Supply Chain & Business Process Improvement Manager - Techdow, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ID 33808
Life Science

Techdow Pharmaceutical/Hepalink
Techdow, a large Chinese pharmaceutical enterprise, has now establish its own affiliates in all major European countries. A shared service center with e.g. finance, controlling, supply chain and business process improvement functions is under establishment covering the full European Techdow market. This service center is managed from Amsterdam, NL. 

The Vacancy
Techdow is therefore looking for the Supply Chain & Business Process Improvement Manager (SC & BPI Manager), reporting to the CFO, Europe. The candidate is preferably living in the Nederlands, but other country locations are possible. 

Main Roles and responsibilities
This position will design a sustainable Europe region supply chain route and be involved in implementing and operating a SC module in the Techdow ERP system (Kingdee system) to support go-to-market activities in various countries. The SC & BPI Manager is also responsible for coordination with Shenzhen headquarter to tailor the prevailing standard process into the European countries and secure implementation of relevant business processes. 

The Manager will oversee the supply chain process in Europe (from leaving port in Asia till leaving Techdow’s warehouse in Europe) including inventory management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and lead Supply Chain operation activities to comply with company strategies, policies, procedures and internal controls; identify and proactively manage associated risks; establish necessary process controls, proactively manage performance against expectations.
  • Oversee the implementation, integration and continuous improvement of Supply Chain technologies.
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture and oversee continuous improvement initiatives to make end-to-end processes or practices more effective and efficient, while advancing an agenda of process standardization.
  • Lead the development of change management plans for system or process improvements.
  • Quantify, track and report process improvement cost and savings to senior leadership.
  • Understand and stay current on Supply Chain-related benchmarking, best practices, optimal solutions and process efficiencies within the pharmaceutical industry.


  • BS/BA degree in supply chain management, engineering or related field.
  • +5 years of experience in Supply Chain, preferably in the pharmaceutical area or other strict regulated industry
  • Experience with logistics - Asia to Europe
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and associated procurement systems
  • Proven process improvement & problem solving skills.
  • Bilingual: Local European language and English – Chinese an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. International mindset and cultural adaptability.
  • Amsterdam area/Netherland based preferable.


  • Visible and important position – participate in bringing Techdow on the European pharma market map.
  • Techdow is growing and developing speedily – becoming more and more international. Assured world class high quality drugs with an affordable price presents an advantage in the global market place.
  • Favorable opportunities to develop professionally as well as personally.
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package.
  • The right candidate will see the Supply Chain & Business Process Improvement Manager position as a motivating challenge – it’s not just the ’next’ job.

Shenzhen Techdow Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Techdow) was established in 2004. Through more than 10 years of accumulation and innovation, Techdow has become a large Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) pharmaceutical enterprise including R&D, manufacture and sales. Hepalink was established in 1998 and is a sister company to Techdow.

Techdow has strong scientific research strength and industrialization capacity. Techdow has established the long term and stable cooperation with more than 50 well-known international pharmaceutical companies.

Depending on the strong research strength, leading technology, reliable quality assurance system and excellent industrialization capacity, Techdow’s API products (such as Enoxaparin sodium API) has obtained the GMP certificate from more than 20 authorities including US FDA, and EMA EU.

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Kjeld Birch
Kjeld Birch
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