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IT Solution Expert Warehouse Management


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  56521

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 boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our IT Team, based in our office in Braine L’alleud, Belgium, we are looking to fill the position of: IT Solution Expert Warehouse Management (Supply Chain).



This position partners from an IT point of view with the Supply Chain department to orchestrate the end-to-end supply chain and ensure agile, cost effective, timely supplies of UCB products to patients.

The scope includes being the IT partner for the following processes:

  • Inventory and warehousing processes.
  • External manufacturing with our contract manufacturers (CMO).
  • Primary distribution of products from internal and external manufacturing sites to UCB affiliates.
  • Serialization processes.

One of the main goals is to achieve operational efficiency through global, standardized IT solutions.
Related to the scope, the most important solution is SAP – Materials and Warehouse Management, as well as SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and Object Event Repository.

Creating strong business relationship and stakeholder management are key to achieve another goal, which is customer (and ultimately patient) satisfaction.

Monitor trends and changes in the IT solutions outside of UCB, best practices, IT solutions used by peers,… in short curiosity towards technology, innovation and creativity are fundamental to create business value.



  • Align and communicate with the relevant stakeholders, by discussing business requirements on a global and local level with process owners and key users, mainly from the Warehousing, CMO and Serialization teams.
  • Build, implement and support standardized and globalized digital solutions for supply execution through SAP Material and Warehouse Management modules as well as other systems.
  • Deliver projects in close collaboration with all parties involved (business and other IT departments, internal and external partners) by using the UCB IT project methodology.
  • Follow market trends in digital transformation and industry best practices with the aim of sharing the acquired knowledge inside UCB and of applying it to propose innovative solutions.
  • Ensure the compliance of the solutions to global process and legal requirements by following validation guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Actively take part in the implementation of the IT strategy.


Expected skills and experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in SAP configuration, preferably in Material and Warehouse Management.
  • Experience with SAP solutions in the Serialization domain are considered a plus.
  • Strong affinity with electronic data exchange (EDI, Idocs, XML, flat files).
  • Experience of working in an international and global context.
  • Strong relationship management with business partners as well as external IT service partners and software vendors.
  • Pharma experience is considered a plus.
  • Project management experience is considered a plus.
  • Fluent in English, French will be an asset


Expected capabilities

  • Be engaged to impact patients' lives.
  • Be accountable for the scope of supply execution in supply chain.
  • Have an open and positive attitude.
  • Be a team player across different teams and different levels of the organization.
  • Be agile by being able to perform at operational and tactical level.
  • Bring a fresh view... bring the outside world into the UCB organization.
  • Embrace diversity.
  • Come up with creative and innovative ideas for IT solutions that create value for the patients of UCB.
  • Be ready to challenge and be challenged.



UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system. 

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

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