Supply Planning Expert (all genders) Taufkirchen

Posted 28 Apr 2020

Taufkirchen, Bavaria - Germany

Req Id 205963


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

You will be part of the ‘Third Party Finished Goods Operations’ team within the Life Science Supply Chain organization and you will be in charge of planning and buying finished goods from external manufactures throughout the world. A challenging, fast, cross-functional and international work environment is waiting for you.

Every day you’ll ensure that all defined key performance indicators are achieved (e.g. inventory, on-time delivery) to increase customer satisfaction at reasonable costs. The major driver to achieve these goals are the adequate management of all necessary planning/buying activities and the close alignment with a variety of internal stakeholders (e.g. Procurement/Marketing/Demand Planning/Network Planning/Logistics/Quality/Finance and Engineering). In addition to the internal partners the close collaboration with our international suppliers is a key element of the job profile including the willingness to travel internationally, at times. For our major suppliers you’ll prepare and lead supply chain review meetings. For this reason, data and root cause analysis and the identification of corrective actions will be an important task as well.


Who you are:

  • Fluent in English and German is mandatory (written/spoken)
  • Minimum of 2 years supply chain experience
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business administration/supply chain
  • Experience in ERP systems (SAP)
  • Ability to balance priorities and to work under pressure
  • Open-minded team player with understanding of global cultural diversities
  • Strong communication and analytical skills incl. Excel
  • High level of self-motivation/discipline

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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