BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EMEA Supply Planner – Medication Management Solutions (M/F) in Eysins, Switzerland

Job Description Summary

As Supply Planner, you will join a team of 4 as part of our Supply Chain Center of Excellence within our European Headquarter in Eysins.

Medication Management Solutions offers infusion and IV therapy systems, solutions and devices including pumps, software, interoperability, and vascular access devices and accessories. From the hospital pharmacy to the patient bedside, they help protect every infusion for each patient at all times.

Job Description

As Supply Planner, your main responsibility will be to determine the quantities by product required to maintain target inventory levels and order product from source to replenish based upon appropriate lead time. You will coordinate finished goods sourcing activities across Plants and External Supplier Network optimizing available capacity and assets. You will also drive S&OP Supply consensus and macro level capacity management as well as recommend and set inventory levels to support the region's service levels in alignment with the Global Business and Supply Chain objectives.

Other responsibilities will include:

Supply & Inventory planning

  • Responsible for regional service level achievement for assigned product groups in alignment with global recommendations

  • Responsible for monitoring Regional Alert Monitors

  • Work with the regional demand planner to get understanding on the product demands within the region

  • Responsible for executing & facilitating allocation decisions within the region in short supply situations

  • Responsible for defining the appropriate planning strategy (MTO/MTS/ATO) for assigned product portfolio aligned with manufacturing practices

  • Work with global planning to document and maintain lead times within the integrated supply chain that will affect required inventory levels within the region, and communicates with global planning to determine corrective action if required

  • Engage with the worldwide planning organization on management of long term product supply shortages e.g., temporarily reduce inventory targets in order to automate the propagation / distribution of the materials with shortages, creation of manual STO's for the regions to allow fair share deployment between domestic and intercompany shipments, etc.

  • Work with global and regional supply chain teams to achieve an optimal distribution network, and maintain a key coordination point with local warehouse management and transportation functions.

  • Provide projections to regional warehouse management and transportation functions on Inbound and Storage Volumes

S&OP process facilitation

  • Facilitate the Regional Demand/Supply Review and represent that information in the Regional S&OP meetings: ensure timely collection and review of the appropriate information required for this forum to accurately determine regional production plan and eliminate any inefficiencies potentially impacting the key metrics

  • Represent the region in the WW Demand/Supply Review, ensuring timely collection and review of the appropriate information required for this forum and jointly contribute to decisions to ultimately determine global production

  • Interface with WW Demand/Supply Planners for plants globally and S&OP Process owners

  • Support WW Supply Chain key initiatives to accomplish best in class forecast accuracy and provide support in meeting goals across all other SC KPI's to ultimately help manage production/distribution costs

Business performance management

  • Responsible for regional key metrics, i.e., backorder, inventory turns, FDS, line fill

  • Liaison to regional business cross-functional leadership team to understand business strategy and future business needs

  • Translate business/supply chain needs into supply needs

  • Work closely with plant to understand capacity resources, LTP and lead product changes and launches

  • Maintain a strong link with the business activities and global issues as they may affect respective products sold in the region regardless of where the products are manufactured.

About you

To deliver the performance that we are looking for, we need a degree-level educated professional in Business, Supply Chain or a related field (APICS would be a plus), ideally with a few years of experience in Supply Chain and specifically Supply and Inventory Planning experience in a large or complex organization. Due to the specifics of the product portfolio, experience working within or with 3rd party suppliers would be a strong advantage, as well as experience working with SAP (SAP, APO, SCM DP/SC or other tools). Business level fluency in English will be a must (other European languages will be an advantage). Working knowledge of project management and CI tools (i.e., Six Sigma) would also be a plus.

Collaborative as well as a team player, you are analytical as well as a proven problem solver and appreciate working independently. Most importantly, you are eager to contribute, open to change and a fast-learner. An excellent communicator, you demonstrate a strong ability to convey your key messages to various functions at different levels of the organization, liaising between manufacturing and business and balancing effectiveness vs. business needs.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about Supply Chain and healthcare and if we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

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Primary Work Location

CHE Eysins - Business Park Terre-Bonne

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.