Planning Specialist

Posté 22 nov. 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

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A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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.


Purpose of the Role

 

Supply Chain Specialist will be responsible for end-to-end supply planning, ensure material availability, maintain optimum inventory, own supply chain performance metrics. The role will lead S&OP process, demand and supply planning, inventory management, reporting and analytics, and cross functional engagement for speed in decision making and agile supply chain. Will partner with global supply chain on technology and best practice implementation. 

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Plan and maintain daily supply chain operations such as managing orders and tracking supply, reviewing inventory, maintaining master data, tracking supply failures, resolving the issue etc
  • Lead S&OP process, review supply, discuss and capture demand signals in daman planning process, review and partner with stakeholders to minimize variance in demand and supply.    
  • Maintain and review planning dashboards to facilitate visibility, speed in decision making, issue resolution, preventive action
  • Utilize SAP and other planning tools to ensure correct flow of demand and supply signals through the whole value stream and conduct technology led supply planning
  • Develop and implement process improvements using Six Sigma and kaizen
  • Ensure regular monitoring and reporting of supply performance scorecard
  • Analyse and interpret KPIs to identify areas for improvement and action plans.
  • Lead functional process improvement projects using six sigma
  • Partner with global supply chain teams and support technology implementation
  • Liaise with functional stakeholders to mitigate supply risk and material availability
  • Own KPIs such as OTIF, Fill Rate, Backorder, inventory, TOCT, and technology usage

 

Key Relationships

Internally:   Supply Chain Head India, Life Science team members, Regulatory, HR, Finance, Commercial & Marketing, Distribution, Internal supply sites and other relevant company employees and Global team members in Merck Interco Subsidiaries like MDA, FRW, EMD, MWK, SND, SLD, APAC SCM and similar Data Analysts in APAC or Global

 

 

Competencies

Purposeful

  • Communicates a bold, inspiring and collective purpose
  • Looks ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
  • Planning and prioritising work to meet commitments aligned with organisational goals
  • Step up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said
  • Communicates a bold, inspiring and collective purpose
  • Looks ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

Future orientated    

  • Demonstrates a passion for science and technology
  • Making good and timely decisions that keep the organisation moving forward
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Demonstrates a passion for science and technology
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

Innovative                  

  • Always encourages the pursuit of curiosity
  • Creates new and better ways for the organisation to be successful
  • Implements new processes, clearly explaining impact of change to stakeholders
  • Always encourages the pursuit of curiosity
  • Creates new and better ways for the organisation to be successful

Results driven            

  • Makes informed decisions and holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Makes informed decisions and is accountable
  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

Collaborative

  • Collaborates beyond boundaries and though a broad and global lens
  • Builds partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Collaborates beyond boundaries
  • Builds partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Empowering              

  • Challenges and inspires
  • Recognises the values what different perspectives and cultures bring to an organisation
  • Create a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organisation achieve its objectives
  • Challenges and inspires
  • Recognises the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organisation

 

 

Values

  • Integrity

Ensures our credibility

  • Courage

Opens the door to the future

  • Respect

Is the foundation of any partnership

  • Achievement

Makes our entrepreneurial success possible

  • Transparency

Makes mutual trust possible

  • Responsibility

Determines our entrepreneurial actions

 

 

Key Performance Indicators

 

  • Direct contribution to Supply Chain metric improvements inline or above target, such as Fill Rate, OTIF, Backorder levels, Inventory holdings
  • Standardization of technology, process, team knowledge
  • Projects successfully delivered within agreed timelines

Candidate’s Profile

Education/Professional Experience

  • Must have around 3- 5years of Supply Chain experience, with driving demand and supply planning
  • Preferably MBA in Supply Chain, APICS and Six sigma certification
  • Strong leadership skills - particularly skills in leading through influence.
  • SAP experience and other planning tool knowledge
  • Project Management skills preferred with ability to drive projects with global teams
  • Excellent communication skills to all levels in the business. Proactive, driven and self-starter
  • Analytical skills, including ability to work with large data sets using appropriate tools including Power BI, Tableau, Qlik Sense and advanced Excel.

 


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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