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Supply Chain Manager

Pfizer
Hedgesville, WV 25427
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**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES** **Forecasting and Demand Management**



+ Responsible for the monthly demand rolling forecasting process, yearly OP forecasting process and Long Range Volume Forecasting process

+ Manage the alignment of the commercial financial forecasts with unit forecasts and market activities, creating an accurate demand signal for supply planning team/ plants in collaboration with stakeholders such as Commercial, Marketing, Finance, Strategic Business Development, Regulatory and Quality Operations

+ Collect information related to sales strategy, promotion activities, BU brand plan, sales forecast and results from internal and external business units and partners to develop accurate short/ mid-term demand forecast by SKU in a timely manner

+ Review sales and forecast results, analyze gaps and help all stakeholders understand forecast drivers

+ Ensure appropriate identification and understanding of demand forecast changes against short and long term horizons to support effective supply chain function

+ Provide necessary forecast logic and assumption to Supply Planning Team/ UGS/ External Supply site

+ Analyze and improve forecast accuracy and customer service levels in line with internal and external benchmarks

+ Continuously improve forecast capability of demand planning team to drive enhanced service levels and reduced working capital requirements

+ Lead Demand and Supply Planning meeting review

+ Seamless handover of demand forecast and relevant market intelligence to supply planning team to facilitate optimal inventory levels to support the business

+ Monitor and optimize inventory levels at distributors to support the business

+ Internal measurement and reporting of demand forecasting KPIs to drive improvements in forecast accuracy and bias, working capital and customer service



**Supply & Inventory** **Planning Management**



+ Prevent stock-out and excessive inventory, minimize write-off costs and keep optimal safety stock

+ Monitor the supply plan and coordinate with UGS/ External Supply site to ensure continuous supply and % in stock target

+ Verify replenishment system parameters accuracy and coordinate with UGS/ External Supply for necessary correction

+ Drives Supply Chain Agreement (SCA) process with UGS/ External Supply to align supply parameters for both replenishment system and SCA

+ Maintain all necessary reports to support supply planning process

+ Evaluate supply plan and issue supply alert summary to local commercial and other associated stakeholders for potential supply interruption

+ Evaluate the supply impact and escalate to Regional/ Global Supply Chain Team

+ Monitor and improve inventory value and inventory MOH to align with budget target

+ Provide short dating/ excess inventory to the commercial team to identify the actions to avoid obsolete inventory and estimate potential write off volume

+ Active participation in regular/ ad hoc meeting with local stakeholders to support supply relevant topics



**Product Launch, Divestiture, Discontinuation and Regulatory Change Management**



+ Interact with related business units and UGS team to prepare for market launch and sample provision, and check sales results and inventory data for post-launch analysis to modify demand forecasts and production plans at particular timing

+ Conduct periodical product analysis, participate in product divestment or discontinuation projects and plan the best inventory for change with supply team

+ Lead stock build strategy; evaluate and propose appropriate stock build requirements to cover market demand for regulatory change, site transfer, etc.



**Purchasing for GSP Operations**



+ Maintain supplier master data in APO ECC, sign off quality and service agreement with supplier

+ Manage supply change control process

+ Collaborate with quality team to conduct annual quality management and service quality audit with supplier for compliance and continuous improvement

+ Maintain product master data in APO ECC, create purchase order and manage PO status to secure product supply

+ Manage product change control process

+ Maintain purchasing records based on the company and local regulatory/ legal requirements

+ Collaborate with quality team to conduct annual purchasing quality performance review

+ Monitor the purchasing process and communicate to supply planning team on product supply

+ Participate into GSP onboarding training organized by Shanghai Pharmaceutical Trade Association

+ Attend Quality training every 2 to 3 years

+ Participate into annual internal GSP audit

+ Participate and prepare annual Shanghai FDA audit



**Project Support**



+ Lead/ support ad hoc project for process/ performance improvement purpose

+ Support UGS/ Supply Chain regional/ global initiative or program



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt
Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13
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