BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Regional Supply Planner in Tuas, Singapore

Job Description Summary

The role of the Greater Asia Supply Planner is to ensure that all demand in the Greater Asia region is included in the production/supply plans from our manufacturing plants and OEMs. The Supply Planner will ensure that Singapore, as the representative of Greater Asia, actively participates in the decision making process related to the manufacturing process/production planning (e.g., capacity, timing of production, sourcing, etc.) at all manufacturing plants and OEMS. He/ She is further responsible for converting forecasted demand in the system into long and short term plans that acts as a rough cut capacity plans for our manufacturing plants and OEMs, the Supply Planner will continuously work to optimize supply and inventory throughout the supply chain network.

Job Description


Supply Management

  • Perform weekly alert monitoring to drive optimization of both supply and inventory (shortage & excess alerts).

  • Provide timely and qualitative supply analysis on critical items to country, including country escalations to Region as per the Engagement model, provide scenarios & recovery options to help business mitigate financial risk.

  • Lead the manual allocation process and work with key stakeholders to ensure business priorities are met.

  • Drive system optimization and improve accuracy of supply visibility and inventory modeling.

  • Work together with Regional Logistics team to drive inbound & outbound SLA performance. Attend monthly Logistic meeting to follow up on corrective actions and continuous improvements where applicable.

  • Drive long term solutions and accountability in driving predictable and timely supply of products to meet Greater Asia demand needs.

  • Participate in yearly LTP process, especially for establishment of yearly supply/production volumes.

  • Partner with Regional Demand Planner to drive the yearly metrics target setting for Line Fill Rate, Back-Order and Inventory at Greater Asia level. Supply Review (S&OP)

  • Prepare BO and revenue risk projection. Facilitate supply consensus and metrics review meetings (Line Fill Rate, Back-Order, Inventory)

  • Champion supply issues and influence Global/ Manufacturing decisions regarding capacity, supply and production allocations for Greater Asia

  • Analyze demand changes and work with demand planner to understand the reason, escalate risk to WWB and provide mitigation plan if any.

  • Analyze Greater Asia Supply Network and continuously seek improvement to drive end to end supply predictability. Inventory Management

  • Work closely with country & worldwide affiliates to understand and establish the right stocking level, particularly on new product introductions or product discontinuation projects.

  • Regularly review country & RDC planning data, work with MDO to cleanse it.

  • Project (RDC)monthly inventory, analyze performance & establish plans to drive metric improvement to target

  • Identify (RDC) E&O, follow through on disposition and reduction opportunities. Drives root cause analysis and CI to prevent new occurrence.

  • Lead periodic inventory parameter renewal and ABC classification. Develop analysis and reports related to inventory scenarios. Align strategy across country & regional demand planners. Key Supply Chain Operation Metrics

  • Accountable for achieving Regional Distribution Center targeted supply chain metrics: Line Fill Rate, Back-Order, Inventory Value and Turns

  • Accountable for achieving SLA/OLA with country.

  • Monitors performance and recommends corrective actions and strategies as required. Others

  • Ensure process executions are in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and other regulatory requirements e.g. GPDMDS and ISO13485

  • Performs any other task as assigned by managers or leaders

  • Lean champion for Supply Chain

Primary Work Location

SGP Tuas - Tuas

Additional Locations

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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.