International Supply Planner Pharma

Job Title: International Supply Planner Pharma
Contract Type: Contract
REF: 122501
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description

International Supply Planner
Our client is currently recruiting for an international supply planner responsible for inventory strategy, on-time-supply, vendor management, cost and all other end-to-end supply chain related activities to ensure compliant product is available to the market in time.
A dynamic, proactive individual who can look at the big picture and be responsible or participate in cross-functional efforts to resolve any product supply issues. You would also be the new product / market introduction point of contact within Global Materials Management.
- The International Supply Planner responsibility will cover The International Supply Planner will create an accurate Materials Requirements Plan (MRP) for their assigned group of products. This includes all related supply chain activities including all SAP planning parameters and data maintenance to allow timely and accurate generation of Purchase Orders and forecasts the Contract Manufacturers (CMO?s).
- In addition, the planner is responsible for processing all relevant transactions within SAP and APO systems: Sales & Operations Plans, PO creation, Goods Receipts, stock transfers etc.
? The International Supply Planner is responsible for ensuring that the planning cycle is adhered to on a predetermined basis. This will include:
? Generate Sales & Operations Plan (S&OP) for each Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) if appropriate
? Develop and distribute forecasts/vendor schedules and purchase orders to contract manufactures at designated lead time
? Participation in weekly Operations Meeting to review product performance
? Ensure SAP and APO system planning parameters are maintained to enable accurate supply plans to be compiled
? Participation in monthly S&OP meetings to review SKU performance: sales, forecast, issues etc
? Obtain forecast accuracy information by SKU on a monthly basis and report to business
? Ensure the demand plans/S&OP forecasts are processed into APO as per the recommended frequency
? Ensure supply has been processed to enable demand to be met in line with planning procedures
? Manage the end-to-end integrated supply chain between the contract manufactures, the distribution center and the Local Operating Companies
? Manage Artwork Implementation Change controls to ensure compliant change of Artwork components
? Manage the day-to-day relationships with CMO?s to ensure adequate product supply to meet inventory strategies
? Communicate product receipt plans to Quality Assurance and work with them to ensure adequate supply of products
? Compile Vendor performance KPI?s and share with external suppliers and internal stakeholders
? Inventory reconciliation: ensure all stock discrepancies are followed up, fixed and recorded
? Write off provision calculated. Changes to the inventory stock obsolescence potential identified
? Process Improvement: Evaluate and change process to enhance supply chain performance

Degree in Business, Engineering or Operations Management, or equivalent
Proven experience in various and growing supply chain roles
Strong experience in ERP/MRP systems and tools implementations
SAP R/3 experience +
APO Supplier Network Planner
Being able to demonstrate playing a major role in a large system implementation
Lean and or Six Sigma Certification (Black or Green Belt) background preferable
APICS certified ? Certified in Production and Inventory Management preferable

For further information on this International Supply Planner position please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website:
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