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Supply Chain Analyst, Belgium

Website Achieva Group Limited

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for purchase order management and the planning of externally sourced supply for select brands
  • Performing planning tasks as per cadence for API, bulk and Finished Goods in OMP and raising Purchase Requisitions to SAP
  • Propagating net requirements through the different nodes in the supply chain (for commercial and research & development)
  • Creating timely purchase orders in SAP, considering the agreed lead times and quantities
  • Managing the orders for on time delivery and goods receipt
  • Evaluating the impact of changes in demand and / or purchase orders on a weekly basis and taking correct action where necessary to prevent stock breaks
  • Providing the mid- and long-term purchase plan to the supplier according to the forecasts, lead times, stock levels and pack changes on a monthly basis
  • Ensuring that the planning parameters are properly maintained
  • Connecting with correct partners in case of supply issues and providing the necessary support to resolve them
  • Offering support with the launch of new codes and / or product transfers
  • Artwork implementation process support with alignment to PO’s with CMO’s
  • Collaborating with various internal stakeholders (Affiliate Service Management, Partnership External Supply, Quality, transportation, …)
  • Supporting internal Criticalities & Short-term exception management processes
  • Supporting projects linked to the external supplier and / or within scope of responsibility. Working intensively with different stakeholders in implementing a complex project related to changing of all blisters related to a brand.
  • Facilitate the Vendor (CMO) set-up process in applicable ERP system (Europe 2, Sustain, Atlas), collaborating with PES, Source, Finance
  • Lead the Master Data creation and set-up process (via siDMA) for API, Intermediates, WIP codes; extend the Materials to respective vendor (s)
  • Participate in the Project System Set-Up Core Team (comprised of EPL/Plan, Master Data Ops, Finance, IT, Plan Integrator), facilitated by SCDL
  • Act as a lead user in the UAT process

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A minimum of six (6) years of experience in planning, operations, logistics, supply chain or related experience required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel with ability to create V-Lookups and Pivot Tables required
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizational boundaries through influence, negotiation and partnering required
  • Ability to prioritize issues to support the customer and supply chain requirements; and operate in a collaborative and cross-functional organization
  • Ability to work Flexible hours to accommodate US, EMEA and Asia-Pac work schedules when necessary, balancing work and personal time required
  • Experience within the following processes: master production schedule process, inventory management, supply chain management, scenario analysis, sales and operations planning, Planning Systems (SAP, APO/OMP) and other cross-functional business processes common to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry (Master Data – cApps) preferred
  • APICS and LEAN Certification preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven business acumen in the area of Supply Chain and financials.
  • Clear understanding of external Supply Chain trends.
  • Ability to embed a culture of harmonization and process improvement and value creation
  • Collaborates effectively to achieve performance improvement
  • Establishes effective communications and common goals and objectives
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple initiatives and work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and require delivering results against tight deadlines.
  • Ability to partner with and influence others with minimal coaching

 For further details, please contact Tim Barratt on +44(0)1727 817 626 or email tbarratt@achieva.co.uk

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