Supply Chain Planner

  • 51883
  • 18 Jun 2020
  • Portland, ME
  • Supply Chain
  • $50,000 - $60,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

Supply Chain Planner

Job Purpose
  • 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.
Key Responsibilities
  • 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
Qualifications
  • BA/BSc degree or Business related qualification preferred