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Distribution Specialist


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Supply Chain
Job ID:  64657

Help us transform patients’ lives. 

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure? 

To strengthen our Supply Chain department, based in our hub in Braine l’Alleud, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: Distribution Specialist. 


Is your strategic aptitude second only to your analytical faculties? You're an ‘analytegic’ person at UCB. This very special blend of talent means you are accomplished at plotting a course through deep reflection to improve patients' lives. 

As a UCB 'analytegic' person and Distribution Specialist you like to work in an environment where you can:

• Be responsible for the production tracking and shipments initiation and follow up for the different UCB Markets from Global Sales organization covered by Global Customer Service Distribution teams (UCB Farchim SA, UCB Pharma SA, UCB Pharma GmbH, UCB Manufacturing Ireland Ltg).

As a specialist, you will take over additional responsibilities for the representation of the team and the internal collaboration with other departments and in different projects. 
As a UCB 'analytegic' person and Distribution Specialist you will contribute by: 
• Ensuring top quality service is provided to Markets any times

• Creating / maintaining an excellent reputation with all internal business contacts  

• Acting as intermediary between Markets and production sites  

• Monitoring open stock transfer orders and sales orders and shipments on a daily basis

• Taking care of all order processing from A to Z

• Coordinating documentation and invoicing            

• Analyzing latest market/country information to understand mid and long-term supply requirements

• Managing Markets queries by taking ownership and responsibility

• Completing GCS KPI’s

• Participating in the improvement of existing processes/procedures  

• Executing contractual reconciliations or price transfers and issue Credit/Debit Notes where applicable

• Maintaining Client working instructions in GCS database & Commercial client files in SAP for all customers

• Collaborating with applicable stakeholders (planning, logistics, commercial, finance, QA, master data team…etc.) as necessary

• Participating in launch meetings for individual portfolios and follow up on new product registration

• Being concise and find the best solutions possible

• Listening actively and respond to the concerns of the Markets by liaising with the different internal departments  

• Contributing to draft & review SOP’s related to Global Customer Service  
• Proposing and delivering continuous improvements projects

• Participating to UCB projects where Market Customer Service is involved 
Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 
• Bachelor, Commercial apprenticeship or equivalent

• 2-5 years’ experience in Customer Service Distribution

• A first working experience in international pharmaceutical logistics management and/or proven supply chain expertise is an asset

• Experience with any ERP system, SAP is a strong advantage

• Functional knowledge of Supply Chain

• Customer Service Oriented  

• Eager to learn, out of the box and entrepreneurial mindset

• Fluency in French and English, any other language is a plus

• Stress resistant, analytical, flexible, able to work independently, strong team spirit, excellent verbal and written communication skills and customer focused

• Process oriented with strong ability to create process flows

• Analytical mind (Structured and Organized)

• Experience within the context of an international organization

• Exceptional organizational skills 

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