Supply Chain Manager Job at Sanofi in Waterford

Job Description

Job Title

Supply Chain Manager

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, the Supply Chain Manager is a key member of the cross functional Autonomous Production Unit (APU) management team. You will play an integral role in the End to End (E2E) management of high value products contributing ~€3 Billion of Sanofi Revenue servicing over 50 markets.

About Sanofi Business Unit

The multiple national award-winning Sanofi Waterford biopharmaceutical and medical device campus is located in Waterford on Ireland’s southeast coast. Established in 2001 and now with more than 700 employees, the site has seen more than €600m invested in state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology. Diversification continues to bring new products to Waterford and the expanded site portfolio continues to create new opportunities.

Key responsibilities

Strong knowledge of product supply aspects of Supply Chain

Working knowledge of demand aspects of Supply Chain

Drive Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process for the APU (Site S&OP Process)

Strong people leadership & development skills in a dynamic and fast paced environment

Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills, multiple stakeholders and touch points internal to site and Corporate

Given strategic importance and value, strong inventory forecasting and management skills are essential

Strong strategic oversight to evaluate Life Cycle Management requests and new project asks

Excellent communication skills

About You

To excel in this role you will need to have:

Essential requirements:
3rd level qualification in Supply Chain Management / Finance or equivalent

Supply Chain Certifications (APICS or equivalent) would be an advantage

Deep understanding of core business processes in supply chain management

Experience in Production and/or Supply Chain in a highly regulated environment

What Sanofi can offer you

A role where you are instrumental to creating best practice and as the organisation grows, you can too

We offer a generous package including flexible benefits, and are committed to helping you have a healthy work-life balance throughout your career with us

Leadership opportunity

A newly refurbished gym is available onsite

You will be based in our Waterford site which is accessible from M9

Parking available onsite

This is a full time role and we support flexible working

About Sanofi

Empower Life Everyday

At Sanofi we work across human health from vaccines to rare diseases, and consumer healthcare. This creates opportunities to work across different areas to build a diverse and exciting career. Sanofi has the capabilities and resources to support your aspirations to fulfill your ambitions and be the best you can be.

Our purpose at Sanofi is to work passionately every day to understand and solve healthcare needs of people across the world. Our ambition is by 2025, to be a top 3 innovative, global and diversified human healthcare company. One that embraces transformative technologies and is focused on its area of excellence, which means we’re not there to try to solve everybody’s problems. We want to focus on those areas where we know we are making a difference.

The values we are live by are teamwork, courage, respect and integrity.


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

About Company

Company: Sanofi

Company Location:  Waterford

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