Responsible for managing the cross-functional coordination and alignment of finished goods supply requirements to our customers in the North American and International markets.
Working with the business’ commercial colleagues within these business units and a key focus on building relationships with our manufacturing partners within internal sites and the Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) network
Contributing to the development and delivery of a supply plan supporting the strategy for global products including introduction of new products and territories into the portfolio. Make appropriate product supply set up and focused commercial decisions.
Activities will include all elements of planning and control of stock including new processes to introduce global ways of working for replenishment planning. This can also include demand planning.
Contribute to the delivery of a customer focused supply plan to support the overall category strategy
Delivery and implementation of supply plans for global products which demonstrate a deep understanding of our replenishment systems
Undertake ongoing management of stock and associated supply chain activities effectively and efficiently to maximize sales and minimize cost to the business, as appropriate
Achieve targeted stock and service objectives for specific financial measures and performance critical metric
Highly effective team member, working with cross functional teams
Owner of supply decisions for specific products, suppliers or territories as appropriate
Input into the design of appropriate KPI’s and refine to ensure effective ongoing updates across the business.
Maintain effective communication with key stakeholders to maximize market opportunities and leverage commercial prospects
Identify any risk and ensure the correct level of mitigation and appropriate escalation is in place to ensure supply to the market
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Must have experience in a supply planning role (production or supply chain), ideally within a pharma environment
Negotiation and customer/stakeholder relationship building skills
Working knowledge of computerized Purchasing & Inventory Management systems
Working knowledge of Demand Planning and forecasting.
Ability to utilise MSOffice
Ability to work in a fluid fast moving environment with the ability to identify
Lateral thinker capable of delivering imaginative, pragmatic solutions with high commercial acumen
Comfortable communicating to various audiences in an inspiring and credible way
BA/BSc degree or Business related qualification preferred