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Senior Director, Third Party Operations-- Supply Chain, North America United States,  

Teva Pharmaceutical (company)

Posted on : 10 April 2019

Project Description

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on  the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.

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Job Description


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Planner/Buyers and respective Team Leaders, responsible for supply from third party (external) vendors to Teva (internal) markets
  • Supervise daily supply chain activities of the teams and status of the key issues and liaise with the internal stakeholders, markets, corporate functions with regards to issues resolution.  Escalate main issues to the Vice President Third Party Operations
  • Monitor KPI's of the team and initiate improvement of processes
  • Supervise monthly replenishment process for Third Party Operations that supports customer service and inventory metrics across the defined product portfolio, following global portfolio segmentation
  • Support the Regional S&OP process through relevant metric reporting and summary of key supply/capacity decisions required
  • Supervise the process of end to end execution cycle of a Purchase Order
  • Manage the escalated customer service issues and facilitate discussions to resolve with the Third Party Supplier and Supplier Relationship Team and markets
  • Perform management reporting on customer service issues
  • Supervise the process of key planning parameters and Master Data maintenance, to optimize the supply chain performance
  • Actively contribute to the development of the supply planning strategy and implement relevant elements within Third Party Operation Supply Chain area according to globally agreed Supply Chain planning strategy/Third Party Operations strategy
  • Partner with the Supplier Relationship Teams to support contracting, performance management and the ongoing relationship with Third Party Suppliers
  • Ensure best practice in the Supply and Inventory Planning processes
  • Actively participate in New Product Introduction teams, changes in supply chains, and ensure supply setups and plans are developed, communicated and executed in support of the project timelines. Provide updates to senior leadership including identification of key milestones and resources required. Includes product transfers, as appropriate




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline
  • Recognized professional qualification in a supply chain discipline


Required Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum 10 years related Supply Chain experience including a minimum of 3 years experience in a GxP environment
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a global environment
  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical business operations
  • Pharmaceutical Commercial Operations experience
  • New Product Introduction experience
  • Process Improvement experience
  • Experience leading and developing a team



Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

Reports To

Vice President, Third Party Operations--North America

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark


Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

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