Medical Supply Chain Engineer

Materialise has pioneered many leading medical applications of 3D printing and is enabling researchers, engineers, and clinicians to revolutionize innovative personalized treatments that help improve and save lives. In the cranio-maxillofacial (CMF) field, Materialise develops and offers a comprehensive range of patient-specific surgical guides and implants to a growing and diversifying global customer base. Supporting this, the Materialise Standard+ Solutions portfolio of ready-to-use implants (i.e. standard plates and screws, instruments, and surgical trays) offers a complete solution for orthognathic, trauma-, and reconstructive surgeries. To support the further growth of this activity, Materialise is looking for a Medical Supply Chain Engineer to join its Process Engineering team.

What you will do

  • Optimizing and growing the entire production and supply chain of Materialise Standard+ Solutions portfolio. This includes all the business processes of the complete product life cycle: acquisition of products, production processes at suppliers, incoming goods inspection, cleaning and packaging at suppliers, warehousing, reprocessing of products, distribution to and stock management at hospitals, etc.
  • Optimizing and growing the distribution services and logistics network, addressing the needs of CMF surgeons and their ecosystem in different markets and regions (hospital staff, buyers, inventory management, reprocessing …), as well as local regulatory requirements
  • Setting up and maintaining process documentation for in-house and outsourced activities as well as product documentation in close cooperation with our Quality/Regulatory and development teams.
  • Setting up process and product KPIs, allowing operational management to evaluate the performance of the product offering and services, and allowing you to monitor, control, and impact product profitability (e.g. the cost of immobilized stock, business continuity risks, etc.)
  • The ideal candidate combines prior experience and knowledge, allowing you to play a key role in defining product and process objectives with a hands-on mentality. You will lead colleagues in the process engineering and development teams in a pragmatic way to success.

Your profile

  • Experience with supply chain and/or logistical processes, preferably for standard medical devices
  • Excellent personal organization skills with a results-oriented approach
  • Motivated to work in a challenging environment and highly independent regarding deadlines
  • Pragmatic and enthusiastic about ambitious goals
  • Good communication skills while working in teams
  • Good knowledge of French and English, willing to travel

Location and type of contract

  • Belgium and France
  • Full-time

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

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