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Supply Planning Manager

Pfizer
Tunas, MO 65764
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Responsible for ensuring Supply Assurance and Supply Chain performance of assigned portfolio of products. Participate in Global and Regional forums as regional point of contact and drive improvement initiatives related to supply & inventory management to support achievement of commercial goals for assigned region / markets. Coach junior or new team members.



For assigned product portfolio:



+ Responsible for Supply Assurance

+ Responsible for Inventory planning and coordination of inventory deployment

+ Support completion of Product change management activities requiring supply input

+ Develop and maintain relationships with Manufacturing Sites, serving as point of contact

+ Represent region in plant S&OP

+ Drive completion of supply-related or other assigned improvement initiatives

+ Share accountability with AMP Supply Planning Manager to drive resolution of escalated issues



**POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES**



SUPPLY ASSURANCE

For assigned product portfolio:



+ Continuously monitor and ensure product supply

+ Proactively identify supply risks by updating supply outlook

+ Use standard processes drive communication and resolution of supply issues with stakeholders

+ Escalate risks to AMP Supply Manager and Regional Supply Leads as needed

+ Proactively understand demand drivers and supply implications from forecast changes

+ Partner with AMP Supply Manager to drive:

+ Resolution of escalated risks with stakeholders

+ Resolution of escalated issues in Supply Chain Agreement (SCA)

+ Changes in transportation mode



INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AND DEPLOYMENT

For assigned product portfolio:



+ Develop inventory targets and budgets

+ Drive continuous optimization of inventory and working capital

+ Analyze inventory performance versus budget and develop action plans to achieve targets

+ Perform root cause analysis of inventory deviations vs. targets and of inventory drivers and define improvement plans

+ Monitor and manage inventory shelf-life / expiry dates minimizing write-offs whilst improving processes to avoid obsolescence.

+ Ensure in market obsolete inventory is identified and disposed of on a physical and financial level

+ Develop and negotiate Supply Chain Agreements (SCA) with stakeholders

+ Coordinate pre-shipment and support post-shipment issue resolution with Intercompany Operations(I/O) or market teams as required



PRODUCT CHANGE MANAGEMENT

For assigned product portfolio:



+ Proactively and continuously support Product Change Management activities securing achievement of business objectives, service levels, costs and working capital requirements



POINT OF CONTACT FOR SITES



+ Serve as point of contact to manufacturing sites for any questions related to assigned product portfolio.



IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES



+ Own and drive completion of continuous improvement initiatives



ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Manufacturing Sites, Market Leader, Market Commercial / Finance / Regulatory, Enabling analysts, Enabling Supply Managers, AMP Supply Manager, Regional Supply Chain Leads



**REQUIREMENTS**



EDUCATION



+ Tertiary Qualified in a Supply Chain / Logistics / Operations Management related role (APICS highly desirable)

+ Sound knowledge of principles and strategy for Sales Forecasting / Demand and Supply Planning.

+ Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and analytical skills



EXPERIENCE



+ 5+ years of relevant experience required in Supply and Logistics management, ideally in pharmaceutical industry or healthcare industry



TECHNICAL SKILLS



Understanding of:



+ Pharmaceutical industry commercial dynamics, trends and regulatory processes

+ Pharmaceutical manufacturing operations and end to end global product flows

+ Sales / Commercial/Marketing functional areas

+ Continuous improvement concepts

+ ERP System / Implementation

+ Implementation of New business / distribution models

+ Logistics knowledge

+ Exposure to business finance



KEY CAPABILITIES

Ability to:



+ Quickly grasp and understand complex situations involving many moving parts

+ Use and leverage of ERP systems and reporting tools including Microsoft Office

+ Use analytical skills to observe patterns and trends in data and determine root cause of issues from the analysis

+ Make decisions based on a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment

+ Manage, track and drive resolution of complex issues as well as improvement initiatives

+ Effectively coach team members including guiding new or junior team members

+ Build strong professional relationships across geographies and at different levels of the organization

+ Effectively priorities requirements

+ Build deep knowledge of portfolio of products and manufacturing plant capabilities

+ Proactively identify supply risks through data and market demand analysis

+ Use strong oral and written communication skills to present complex issues, providing adequate level of information to all levels of the organization / stakeholders

+ Work in a complex matrix organization and within a multi-cultural environment, balancing needs of different stakeholders

+ Lead implementation on new processes / technology



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: 2020-03-16 Expires: 2020-04-16

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