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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global headquarters, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. For our Direct Procurement Team, we are searching a

Teamleader (f/m/d) Purchasing Operations (Generics), limited for 2 years   

Bad Vilbel | Deutschland (DE) | Full-time | Fix-term 


Your responsibilities:


  • Lead the operational procurement team
  • Ensure products from the CMOs as needed by proper ordering and delivery plans
  • Act as escalation level in the ordering process
  • Reporting activities for stock outs, stock issues and stock coverage
  • Negotiation of supply conditions and contracts
  • Proactively identify supply risks and create strategies to avoid or minimize their impact
  • Lead the necessary activities to manage and execute risk mitigation plans
  • Ensure right implementation of the sourcing strategy (launches, Site to Site transfers; in-sourcing)
  • Implement change management
  • Lead through influencing and stakeholder management
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments and liaise between all parties involved
  • Support the ambitious STADA growth plans


Your qualification:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, pharmacy, chemistry or related science
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or related industry
  • Proven capabilities in procurement and supply chain management
  • Profound SAP ERP knowledge
  • Experience in managing big and dispersed teams
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Any other European language would be a plus


We are looking for talents with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We are pleased to get to know you better. Please use our online portal to submit your application: jobs.stada.com

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