The International Demand Planner is responsible to manage the workload associated with forecast consolidation and coordinating availability of all FG inventory for Cepheid’s international distribution locations. Oversee and drive distribution center product planning for all of Cepheid manufactured and procured materials. The ideal candidate must be able to adapt to high growth and dynamic market requirements. Also responsible for ensuring that work is aligned with Global established guidelines and objectives.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demand Planning for finished goods including reagent consumables and instruments
Master Data Management for finished products distributed through EMEA markets
ERP (SAP) Support and process Improvement
Engagement in Quality systems and related documentation management
Responsible for gathering forecast from commercial teams and providing direct input towards global forecasted volumes by item ensuring data is updated and communicated internally and globally
Work Closely with the global Franchise Manager and Commercial Teams on allocation and share international Demand numbers through a regular review process (PSI).
Ability to work with global resources in multiple time zones, participation in remote meetings
Ensure that processes and procedures are working and communicated.
Responsible for that the department performs and communicates analytical reports/analysis on I.e. inventory level, capacity and production planning.
Responsible for that the department addresses and implements measures to prevent capacity or supply shortages
Providing information and investigations into global functions on Excess & Obsolete (E & O)
Responsible to ensure control of planning around the transfer of new product or updates or minor modifications of existing ones to production
Managing the order process to the local DC’s within our ERP (SAP) system
Establish & develop a regional S&OP process (PSI) for the APAC region
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience (in years):
Bachelor’s degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree in field with 3+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 0-2 years of related work experience.
Knowledge and skills:
Experience in Order Fulfillment process through our the SAP system
Experience in data mining, analysis and reporting
Effective communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to convey communications clearly and concisely. Must be proficient in English
Strong SAP experience is required - SAP BI is a plus
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel is a must) and business management software like Power BI or Tableau
Capable of prioritizing multiple, high-priority assignments
Ability to lead projects effectively and meet firm deadlines
Strong analytical skills to interpret data for reports and apply mathematics techniques in practical situations
Consistent track record by implementing process improvements through leading a cross-functional project team
Strong Communication Skills and able to lead S&OP (PSI) meetings effectively withing different hierarchy levels in the organization
Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
Ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.
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