Supply Chain Manager (m/w/d)


PB Leiner is one of the world’s leading producers of high quality gelatins and collagen peptides. We supply a growing market in food, pharma, health nutrition and technical applications. In all our efforts, we strive to be the clear solution for our customers. We spot and exploit opportunities, and try to anticipate future trends for them. We pursue outstanding quality and choice, as well as smooth delivery. We have a global presence in terms of both our plants and sales support, and count approximately 1,1​00 collaborators worldwide. For our plant in Nienburg we are looking for a Supply Chain Manager (m/w/d).


PB Leiner
  • Manages the (local) SC activities: Planning and transport & logistics (sourcing, networkand day to day activities) in order to control the in-time delivery of goods and services and cost-efficiency & optimization of the Supply Chain process
  • Responsible for all material flows: inbound & outbound, inter depot movements, intra-site movements
  • Define, validate and control the levels of Inventory across the supply chain
  • Defines the Supply Chain network (end to end logistics view) to allow minimal logistics costs (storage, transport, inventory) through the definition of external warehouses, transport modes available, third party logistics provider whilst optimizing OTIF
  • Is accountable for the contract management with external partners
  • Ensure a clear identification of business requirements and IT enablers to implement value added projects
  • Identifies and implements actions to improve collaboration between Supply Chain and Sales
  • Leads the local S&OP, supports the regional S&OP
  • Provide optimal Customer Service in coordinating all complaints and root cause analysis to determine actions to avoid reoccurrence
  • Ensure business processes are properly set-up and best practices are implemented by coordinating and aligning the different Business Process Coordinators
  • Provide support to the business processes by managing a rigorous master data process ensuring an easy and accurate processing of the individual transactions



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent (specialization in logistics or SCM is a big plus)
  • Solid experience in Supply Chain is required, preferably in mature supply chain organization (food, pharma, chemical. Automotive, etc.)
  • Food/pharma experience is a plus
  • APICS certified is a plus
  • Expertise in SAP or other equivalent ERP
  • Expertise in Warehouse Management is a very nice to have.
  • You are fluent in German and English.
  • You feel confident to work in a matrix structure. Position seats in local Management Team and reports through the matrix structure
  • You are an independently acting personality with strong analytical skills, a passion for numbers and a pronounced process thinking
  • You like to initiate change processes, have very good conceptual skills and can inspire others for your ideas
  • Your leadership skills are characterized by a balance between team spirit and assertiveness


We offer you a dynamic and challenging working environment in an international context and an attractive employment conditions package.


Supply Chain
Mid-Senior Level
PB Leiner