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Supply Chain Specialist II

  • Location: Foster City
  • Salary: Up to £36.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences, United States
  • Contact: Nathan Rafferty
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: 19/09/2022
  • Expiry Date: 13 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-472578

Our leading biopharmaceutical client currently needs to appoint an Associate Director level to integrate the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. This S&OP team member will work in close collaboration with the Integrated Planning teams (Demand and Supply) in supporting the framework of the S&OP process and the successful global rollout and implementation.

Responsibility of the Associate Director of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is to support and manage the S&OP process steps across a business unit and/or a geographic area. They are also responsible for preparing the S&OP Schedule, maintaining it in Kinaxis Rapid Response, and collect data for the DRM, SRM and Regional S&OP forums.

Key Responsibilities:

·Prepare a rolling 12 months S&OP Schedule in partnership with Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Finance and Manufacturing.

·Maintain S&OP Cycle instances in Rapid Response based on the S&OP Schedule. Govern the task completion, facilitate check points within the cycle, own the change control process and report out in a weekly basis task completion, pending and delayed.

·Maintain clear visibility of topics being discussed in each of the S&OP forums, escalations from one forum to another, and linkages with meetings/forum external to the S&OP.

·Document Process and work with the S&OP process owner on continuous improvement, challenges with the process and options to improve the process.

Knowledge & Experience:

·Relevant experience in related field and a BS or BA qualification - additional post-graduate degree such as an MA/MSc or MBA preferred.

· A certification in supply chain from APICS, preferred.

· A certification in project management from PMI, a plus

· An understanding of sales, manufacturing, demand planning and supply planning.

· Understanding of supply chain flexibility, how it can be increased or decreased, and the associated costs.