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Supply Planner

Company: Novartis
Location: United Kingdom Frimley / Camberley
Reference: 241067BR
Closing Date: 22 Jun 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Look no further, apply today. Sandoz is currently recruiting for a Supply Planner to join Sandoz on a permanent basisJob purposeDeliver Supply Planning activities for Third Party and Inter-Company vendors to meet customer satisfaction targets whilst minimising inventory and write-off losses. ...

Requirements:

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives?
Look no further, apply today.

Sandoz is currently recruiting for a Supply Planner to join Sandoz on a permanent basis

Job purpose

Deliver Supply Planning activities for Third Party and Inter-Company vendors to meet customer satisfaction targets whilst minimising inventory and write-off losses. This role is also responsible for leading specific continuous improvement projects in conjunction with local Supply Chain initiatives

Key Responsibilities

* Manage and maintain the Supply Planning cycle for a complex portfolio of pharmaceutical SKU’s in various phases of their lifecycle, ensuring vendors meet requirements as per the S&OP derived forecast plan
* Utilising the APO SNP (SAP) module review list of purchase requisitions (weekly) for both Inter-Company and Third Party vendors and convert or delete as appropriate within a Made-to-Order (MTO) supply environment.
* Work closely with Inter-Company suppliers to execute supply within a Made-to-Stock (VMI - Vendor Managed Inventory) environment.
* Identify potential stock outs via weekly APO SNP (SAP) alerts and drive action to mitigate risk to service levels
* Engage with local Sandoz QA team to manage prioritization of release activities
* Work co-operatively with the Sandoz customer service team to maximise Customer order fulfilment
* Undertake S&OP meeting preparation and deliver full S&OP with key suppliers * Maintain local Master Data accuracy in APO and ECC (SAP)
* Close Idocs and solve “putaway” issues at 3PL provider
* Leading continuous improvement projects
* Perform monthly stock reconciliation exercise (*True-Ups) for supply ex-Third Party Contract Manufacturers’

About Sandoz:

Sandoz is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilar medicines. As a division of the Novartis Group, our purpose is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We contribute to society’s ability to support growing healthcare needs by pioneering novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine. Our portfolio of approximately 1000 molecules, covering all major therapeutic areas, accounted for sales of USD 10.1 billion in 2016. In the same year, our products reached well over 500 million patients, and we aspire to reach one billion. Sandoz is headquartered in Holzkirchen, in Germany’s Greater Munich area.

Our single greatest differentiator is our entrepreneurial culture and the quality and commitment of our associates. We combine the resources and long-term visions of a global pharmaceutical leader with the energy, drive and flexibility of a start-up. Many of our top leaders cite this deep-rooted entrepreneurial culture are some of the main reasons they choose to work at Sandoz.

The group-wide Novartis Values & Behaviours are key to creating a culture that is performance oriented but still focussed on collaboration, inclusive leadership and innovation, whilst safeguarding quality and integrity. Our company values are integrated into our Performance Management system to incentivize and reward a ‘values driven’ performance.

Sandoz has been certified as Top Employer Europe 2018 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

Benefits of Working for Sandoz
• Competitive salary
• Performance based annual bonus
• Work/life balance
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Single Medical Health Insurance
• 24 days annual leave
• Flex Benefits
• Subsidised on-site cafeteria
• Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Farnborough station
• Additional benefits

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’

#LI-SAN

Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate will have

• GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
• Higher education desirable
• Professional APICS qualifications desirable English
• Ability to manage the portfolio of products with low interference from Line Manager
• Deep knowledge of SCM processes - MPS, BOM, ABC Classification, S&OP and Forecasting
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Detailed knowledge and experience of ERP systems, including SAP (preferable usage of APO and BI – Business Intelligence Database)
• Experience of Goods Receipt/Putaway procedures and reconciling variances and closure of Idocs (SAP)
• Prior exposure to production/scheduling desirable
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical product life cycle, as well as European Regulatory Health Authorities basic requirements desirable

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited
Frimley Business Park
Camberley
Surrey
GU16 7SR
England
Tel:  +44 (0)1276 692255
Fax:  +44 (0)1276 692508
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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