Program Manager, Sterile Supply Chain

EMEA, Netherlands, Netherlands

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Location: Netherlands

Ref#: 17799

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Job Description

·         Driving overall implementation of sterile products into the NuVasive organization for assigned product lines.

·         In conjunction with Development, Product Marketing, Quality and Sales, regulatory, IT, develop and integrate the Sterile Implants through the planning, internal manufacturing, purchase from the supply base and management through distribution.

·         Develop, implement, and track the Distribution processes to support rapidly increase in sales of sterile products.

·         Build new capabilities in planning, distribution automation and management of date-codes.

·         Coordinate the phase-out of non-sterile products and phase-in of sterile product into the European warehouse whilst meeting inventory and availability targets.

·         Hands-on forecast calculations of phase-in and phase-out together with the S&OP planner.


Basic Qualifications

·         Masters degree in business or a similar capacity

·         6+ years of experience in finished goods planning, asset management (loaner business), supply chain logistics, supply-chain planning, S&OP, inventory management, Production processes, process improvement and strategic supplier management. 

·         Lean/Six Sigma, S&OP process experience.

·         General advanced computer literacy

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle sudden setbacks
  • A knack for negotiation
  • Willingness to operate in a dynamic environment
Preferred Qualifications
Medical Device Supply Chain Experience, Six Sigma certification, strong Project Management
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit
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