Toll Supply Chain Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Toll Supply Chain Manager – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

UK (Macclesfield) / Sweden (Gartuna)

Make a positive impact, in a team where it means more

In Operations, we have a big ambition – to deliver more medicines to patients, quicker and more affordably. Backed by the investment, leadership and a clear plan to get there, we bring personal dedication and out of the box thinking.

Here you can feel a strong connection to the patient. It’s what drives us every day. We are united behind one mission – finding the best solution to put our patients first.

The Toll Process Execution Team (Toll PET) exists to own, govern and execute the global internal toll and sell-through business processes, so that we enable supply to customers whilst maximising financial value to AstraZeneca. The current reach is to 8 AstraZeneca toll sites and virtual sell-through from 5 AstraZeneca Sites with reach across all global regions.

We currently have 2 opportunities for a Toll Supply Chain Manager on a 12 month secondment / fixed term contract to help establish and manage Toll relationships, while the longer term processes and structure are defined.

The Toll Supply Chain Manager’s role is to operationally set-up, manage and govern the supply of AZ product from AZ sites who operate as Toll manufacturers, to meet customer requirements, working across time zones and cultures with Global AZ sites.


Work with project teams from across functions (site, IT, finance, planning) to map proposed business process and IT design. Support preparation for clear project plan (including scope, implementation) and drive adherence for deliverables and timelines

Represent Toll in impact analysis and understand requirements from Toll team and other teams as necessary. Understand scope and impact to end-to-end supply chain.

Working alongside the project team, delivering any requirements impacting Toll supply, including but not limited to data review and loading, test planning and completion, deployment and cutover activities

Drive and advocate need for process harmonisation and use of global standards and develop and implement a proactive communication plan to keep key partners up to date with progress and next steps

Understand the needs/requirements of our customers and set up new product supply chains ensuring all systems requirements are met whilst maximising efficiency e.g. minimising stock write-off/re-work resulting from changes.

Ongoing accountability and management of a portfolio of Toll Manufacturing Sites.

Employ & deliver consistency (where appropriate) with the Toll business processes, one way of working across the organisation regardless of geographic location or portfolio.

Keep a lean agenda, constantly strive for opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness

Essential Skills:

  • Experience working in a supply chain environment

  • Extensive SAP ERP knowledge and competent use of Excel

  • Basic project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience of operating in a global environment

  • Ability to influence a variety of stakeholders

  • Problem solving skills and ability to take initiative for timely action in all respects

  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Desirable Skills

  • Lean experience

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement

  • Experience of Toll and Sell Through Business contract manufacturing

  • Experience of non-SAP supply chain IT systems

  • Experience of IT System testing

There are so many fantastic employee benefits that AstraZeneca offer! AstraZeneca can offer you a competitive salary, private healthcare, a fantastic holiday allowance, phenomenal training and development opportunities, and much more.

So, what’s next…

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good because we can’t wait to hear from you!

We welcome your application no later than midnight Sunday 28th November

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Open Date: 15/11/2021

Close Date: 28/11/2021

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