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Suc6! Recruitment B.V.

Are you a professional in Inventory Management and are you looking for your next step? We offer a great opportunity within one of the most attractive employers of the world

For an American, Fortune 500-company, one of the leading Medical Devices Companies in the world, we are looking for a Senior Inventory controller, located in Venlo.

In this challenging position you serve as the main contact person for the local inventory related topics. With your team of 6 persons you give guidance to define the optimal level of existing inventory and related optimization and advice senior management of the CDC in Venlo.

Under your leadership you implement a world class inventory management strategy to improve customer satisfaction, reduce cost and optimize inventory.

Key Activities & Accountabilities

  • Lead discussion and present recommendations for inventory optimization to the local and European leadership teams
  • Ownership of the write-offs and disposal, including the management of expiry dates in and product replacements
  • Focus on making local procedural changes and new or more effective ways to accomplish tasks and achieving goals standardized across Europe
  • Take ownership or participate in projects to further improve European inventory management capabilities resulting in increasing customer satisfaction, increasing efficiency, lower costs and optimized inventory levels
  • Participate in discussions with Supply Chain to ensure inventory are available when required needed by customers
  • Build, liaise and maintain relationships and collaborates with colleagues across functions (Operations, Finance, etc.), divisions (Sales, Marketing)
  • Collaborate and participate to the forecasting process with marketing, Supply Chain and local Leadership team
  • Provide direct input, advice and guidance to the Supply chain team in relation to the best options for source from and aging products

Wat are we looking for on your resume?

  • Degree Finance & Logistics (or Supply Chain or Business & Economics) or equivalent experience
  • Broads experience (> 3 years) in an Inventory Management related role
  • Experience in an international logistics comnpany (Medical Device is a plus)
  • Demonstrated success in people management, KPI & process improvement, teamwork and change management
  • Expertise in data analytics, ERP knowledge and project management
  • Good in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and other relevant software programs
  • Fluency in English
  • Project Management and/or Finance qualifications are an advantage


  • Ability drive performance improvements and lead change
  • Strong Customer Service leadership skills
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Knowledge in business administration.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify a strategic plan based on output
  • Understands and considers customers, regulatory and legislative issues when making decisions.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with key internal stakeholders and with key clients/customer groups that support and
  • improve effectiveness.
  • Ability to quickly understand complex processes and situations
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills
  • A self-starter who can define priorities, workload and manage the complexities of multiple projects
  • Strong internal drive and motivation to make a difference and add value to an organization

What will be the offer?

A direct & permanent contract with an international, fast-growing company, good salary and great career possibilities

And also:

  • 10% bonus opportunity
  • 8,5 % holiday allowance
  • 27 holidays per year on a full-time basis;
  • Travel allowance
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Collective Health insurance available
  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities)
  • Dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, monthly after-work drinks, free fruit, football table, etc
  • Fortune named our client for the second year in a row a Great Place to Work, they rank #12 in the World Best Workplaces 2018

Do you want to apply?

Are you curious about how it is to work for an innovative and international environment, where you get rewarded for your dedication and loyalty?
If so, contact René van den Borst https://bit.ly/31ncXrx

For information call René at +31 (0) 6-18817501 or 077-3743668

You can apply directly by sending your application to r.vdborst@suc6recruitment.nl or express your interest by sending a Whatsapp to René van den Borst on 06-18817501.

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