AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP International Distribution Co-ordinator (Sweden or UK) - Fixed Term Contract in Södertälje, Sweden

At AstraZeneca, we don’t follow the crowd and that means we don’t expect our people to either. To develop life-changing medicines we approach problems in a different way – agile and nimble, and focused on what our people need to make ground breaking discoveries.

Global Supply Chain and Strategy (GSC&S) leads the design, planning, and development of AstraZeneca’s supply chains to ensure we have the most efficient and effective ways of getting life-changing medicines to patients.

They work closely with our manufacturing sites, our Global External Sourcing organisation, and many other areas of the business to ensure we use our manufacturing sites in the best way and have a joined-up approach across our global supply chain.

The Toll International Distribution Co-ordinator (IDC) will be responsible for providing timely documentation to support supply between internal toll manufacturers and customers. This role is responsible for creating and maintaining Toll Outline agreements (contracts) for each toll manufacturer in line with guidance from the Toll Supply Chain Manager.

Location of the role is Södertalje (Sweden) or Macclesfield (UK). The roles is a 12 months secondment/fixed term contract.

Key accountabilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for the timely creation of commercial and shipping invoices to Toll customers, AstraZeneca marketing companies, third party customers and other AstraZeneca operations sites. You will need to ensure that:

  • You proactively monitor the Toll mailbox and toll interfaces

  • Ensure that Market instructions and contacts are maintained and up to date

  • Invoices are received by the customer to allow import clearances to occur and stock to be receipted

  • You support the Toll Supply Chain Manager to resolve any issues

You will also ensure that SAP outline agreements are maintained for the Toll manufacturing sites and updates are carried out as prices are updated and yearly updates are completed in advance of any new annual orders being raised.

You will be responsible for providing other distribution and commercial documents to support the supply to customer process compliantly. Ensure that stock credits, credit and debit notes are created ,invoice cancellations are requested when required and proforma invoices are created to ship samples and any rebates, discounts and samples are managed in the Toll Principle Business system.

You will also provide support to the Toll Supply Chain Managers and Tolls Sites as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment

  • Used to working in a transactional high volume / high accuracy environment

  • Ability to work in a changing business environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams to support the requirements of the role

  • SAP literate (or be able to demonstrate ability to work with other systems eg APO, QC Lims etc)

  • Strong cultural awareness skills.

More information

For further information regarding the role, please contact Claire Brown, tel +44 7469 408857.

Please submit your application in English no later than May 1, 2018.

In Södertälje, Sweden, is AstraZeneca´s largest global production and distribution facility, one of the world's largest manufacturing units for pharmaceuticals. In total, we employ approximately 4,100 people, of which 3,500 are working in the manufacturing facilities. In Södertälje, we are also investing about $285 million in a new high technology facility for manufacturing of biomedicine, which enables us to combine our expertise within Biomedicine and our well-established, first-class production culture.

Macclesfield, in the north-west of England, is AstraZeneca´s second largest manufacturing site and our European centre for packing. Some 1,800 people are employed at our Macclesfield site, where we manufacture, pack and distribute our medicines to 130 global markets. Effective manufacturing processes are vitally important to our work, so we´ve introduced new techniques at Macclesfield which have increased efficiency significantly.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status or any other.