Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, and spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries – and growing – we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
The Manager, Global Supply Chain Planning defines and determines the activities of the global supply-chain for a portfolio of products. To accomplish this, the Manager uses the Oracle EBS / Advanced Supply Chain Planning suite to aggregate global demand from all streams, defines / interprets inventory-policy, verifies and reacts to network manufacturing-capacity, verifies / incorporates material availability constraints and generates a supply plan. The Manager utilizes the resulting data along with other tools and processes to generate and communicate monthly supply plans to the manufacturing sites. Also, the Manager reports monthly / quarterly supply activities and business performance, and escalates business-critical decision-points to management through a Sales and Operations Planning process. Finally, the manager leads and/or support multiple supply chain projects such as: product launches, line extensions, label changes, and other life-cycle management activities.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following, for the assigned portfolio of products:
1.Define, publish and monitor global production plans for a portfolio of products considering demand from all sources (e.g. forecasts, sales orders, supplier managed inventories, clinical requirements, etc.), and balancing inventories / manufacturing capacities. This includes API, drug product and finished goods.
2.Work closely with Internal/External Manufacturing organizations and other Technical Operations colleagues to ensure that the production plans are achievable using capacity planning, level loading, materials availability planning, etc.
3.Align supply plans with short term, long term, and strategic needs of Commercial Operations, GPDO, and Global Manufacturing. Ensure supply plans are aligned with Finance’s budget forecasts and commitments from Finance, Treasury, and Taxation strategies
4.Work closely with the Global Demand Management team to understand the sales forecasts versus actual sales variations, and adjust supply plans if necessary to maintain inventory and customer service levels.
5.Prioritize product release of finished goods as necessary
6.Responsible for analyzing monthly the inventory levels for global finished goods, semi-finished goods and API, to ensure adherence to Global Supply Chain safety stock policies
7.Gather detailed supply and inventory data in a timely manner to support monthly Sales & Operations Planning meeting
8.Gather and synthesize timely and detailed data to support and / or create S&OP reports. Present information at meetings or related forums
9.Monitor safety stocks and inventory levels in a monthly basis to minimize the impact of demand forecast variability as well as to minimize the risk of inventory write-offs
10.Optimize supply chain planning processes/systems and develop standard methodologies to integrate biologics planning by characteristics
11.Manage the inventory availability process for new presentations of existing brands, and for label changes affecting existing or future inventories of these brands
12.Participate on cross-functional meetings as subject matter expert as required
13.Upon special request, conduct ad-hoc analyses for senior management for high level business decisions
Supply Chain Planning Lead with six to ten years of in the Pharmaceutical or Healthcare Industry. Bachelor’s degree in business, science or Engineering is required, APICS certification, or equivalent, is desired.
Planner with six to ten years of pharmaceutical industry experience
Bachelor’s degree required
Prior experience interacting with demand management, pharmaceutical quality and regulatory organizations
Prior experience planning in a multiple manufacturing site and/or contract manufacturing environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Must have strong analytical skills, be a team player and be willing to work in an environment where individual initiative, accountability to the team, and professional maturity are required.
Able to synthesize information into a presentation appropriate to the organizational-level of the audience. Able to summarize information concisely and communicate it using appropriate medium
Must be able to work with limited day-to-day supervision.
Strong PC experience, Microsoft Office Suite experience required including; Excel; Outlook; PowerPoint
Oracle EBS / Advance Supply Chain Planning (or SAP) experience required.
APICS certification is a plus.
Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.