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Stock Deployment Manager

Date: Feb 22, 2021

Location: Craponne, 69, FR

Company: bioMérieux

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux conceives, develops, produces and markets diagnostics solutions (systems, reagents, software and services) intended for clinical and industrial applications, which determine the origin of a disease or a contamination to improve the health of patients and insure consumer safety.

bioMérieux is present in 44 countries and serves more than 160 countries with the support of a large network of distributors. Its corporate headquarters are located in Marcy l’Étoile, near Lyon, in France.


We are looking for global Stock Deployment Manager

Those positions will report to the Senior Director of Supply and Demand Management

It will be at the heart of the company’s supply chain strategy and will have as principal task to execute the reagent and equipment stock deployment to all bioMerieux subsidiaries to ensure the service to customers at optimized cost. This position is located in France. You want to  help save lives across the globe? Join the 12,000 employees of bioMérieux!




What will be your main missions ?


  • Drive the execution of replenishment of all BioMerieux subsidiaries inventory to enhance and strengthen bioMerieux service to customer.
  • Manage a team of 25 people. Ensure daily operations are running at the expected level. Manage crisis and emergencies if needed.
  • Ensure best practices and golden rules to improve the Vendor Management Process (VMI) in the most effective ways.
  • Manage the collaboration with the Brand Inventory Managers and the local teams to identify specific needs pertaining to the region and align on the priorities for implementation of Global initiatives. Update and adapt the Service Level Agreement as much as needed to maintain an efficient flow management.
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert in various projects when related to the stock deployment (e.g. Supply Chain Master Data, VMI, Service Level Agreement ...).
  • In cooperation with the Global Logistic teams develop and implement best logistics solution and balance the AIR vs Sea mode to enhance the performance in service, cost and quality (Temperature Management).
  • Participate in the development of a dedicated training program aiming at better manage our inventory deployment and develop key competencies within the Teams world Wide.
  • Support country leaders / Supply Chain managers in potential transformation projects, make recommendations on priorities and resources if necessary.



Who are you ?


  • Thorough knowledge in supply chain, mostly in planning and flow management, min 10 years of professional experience in working in stock management and logistics networks.
  • Result and performance oriented, you manage your strategy based on KPIs.
  • Experienced Manager. Your 25 people team is efficient, motivated and coached.
  • Successful project management experience and exposure to international complex initiatives.
  • Ability to communicate in an autonomous, international and multi-cultural environment / cross-functional experience.
  • Strong influencing skills, capacity to drive a multidisciplinary exercise without direct hierarchical reporting.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in large program management.
  • Multidisciplinary knowledge and understanding (Supply Chain, sales, marketing, customer service, regulatory affairs, finance, quality, compliance,…).
  • Knowledge of internal company process and strong interpersonal network.




Working at bioMérieux means being involved long term with a pioneering, visionary and constantly growing company that allows its employees to live a stimulating and inspiring experience in a fulfilling work environment

Our internal mobility policy offers numerous opportunities for each of our 12 000 employees to blossom throughout their career, while respecting each employee’s individual talents as well as their personal and professional development.

At bioMérieux, over 200 professions - both scientific and non-scientific - offer our employees the opportunity to broaden their fields of expertise and develop cross-functional careers. We provide a rewarding experience in an international company that brings together talents from diverse backgrounds, thus fostering a daily aspiration to go beyond the limits.

Helping improve public health around in the world : our mission gives purpose to every profession practiced within the company.

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.