Corporate Supply Chain Project Manager – Inventory Management (m/f/d)

Job Overview

Octapharma specializes in the development of highly pure pharmaceuticals made of human blood plasma. As part of a family-owned enterprise, Octapharma in Vienna is not only the largest production site, but also a successful research location of the Octapharma Group. Since our company continues to grow, we are looking for a permanent position as

Corporate Supply Chain Project Manager – Inventory Management (m/f/d)

We are looking for a dedicated and reliable Project Manager focusing on Inventory Management to join our company. Being part of the Corporate Supply Chain Operation teams and directly reporting to our Vice President, your main goalin this position will be to monitor and report on our company’s inventory levels in order to increase profitability while maintaining a high level of safety to secure operations.



Job Level:



Supply Chain

Working time:

Fulltime (38h/week);



Your new challenges which will inspire you:

  • Design and implement IM strategy to reduce costs and improve procedures of Supply Chain Logistics (TCO)
  • Collaborate and communicate with Material Management and Procurement teams to meet business goals
  • Analyse inventory planning processes and its organization and propose optimizations
  • Monitor demand and analyse data to anticipate future supply and logistical needs
  • Manage inventory tracking systems to record deliveries, shipments and stock levels
  • Track inventory performance (KPI targets vs actual), discuss performance with plants/countries and initiate improvement actions
  • Support and lead continuous improvement projects to increase process efficiency and accuracy
  • Participate in projects on behalf of Supply Chain Management

Your profile that will convince us:

  • University degree in engineering, logistics, business administration or similar
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a similar role, pharma experience will be a plus
  • Proven ability to manage projects and processes
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of the German language in speaking and writing is desired, any other language is beneficial
  • Knowledge of ERP (SAP), supply chain planning and order management tools
  • Highly skilled in MS Excel, PowerPoint, BI tools and BPM solutions
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills (documentation, communication)
  • Flexible in a constantly changing environment

Our attractive benefits for you:

  • Wide range of tasks in an international setting, flexibility and personal responsibility
  • Reliable employer with generous employee benefits and a salary customary in the market.
  • Familiar setting of a family-owned enterprise with benefits such as Do & Co staff restaurant,

Additional information:

extraordinary staff events and many more: The minimum gross wage according to the Collective Agreement (Chemical Industry) for your new job is EUR 3.323,23. We strive to adapt your salary to your range of tasks and to your profile, which is why we are ready to pay wages higher than collectively agreed.

We are looking forward to new, committed employees who join forces with us to promote our strong growth in order to keep enabling our patients to live a better life – because it is in our blood! Is it in your blood too? We are looking forward to receiving your application in English via our online career portal.


Your contact:

Mag. Werner Mikschicek

Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsges.m.b.H.

Oberlaaer Straße 235, 1100 Wien,

T: +43 (1) 610 32 – 1303

About Octapharma

As a family-owned company, Octapharma believes in investing to make a difference in people’s lives and has been doing so since 1983; because it’s in our blood.
Our company values are Ownership, Integrity, Leadership, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. In 2019, the Group achieved €2.2 billion in revenue, an operating income of €424 million and invested €232 million to ensure future prosperity. Octapharma employs more than 10,000 people worldwide, around 1,230 of them in Vienna, to support the treatment of patients in 118 countries with products across three therapeutic areas: Haematology (coagulation disorders), Immunotherapy (immune disorders) and Critical Care.
Octapharma owns six state-of-the-art Production facilities in Austria, France, Germany (Dessau & Springe), Mexico and Sweden.

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