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AbbVie Logistics (VLOG) in Zwolle is a dynamic and growing Supply Chain Operations environment, ensuring the global distribution of AbbVie products.
Our professionals are driven in the quest to improve people's health and in turn you will be working in an dynamic and ambitious environment, contributing to this vision.
The Supply Chain Planner (SCP) is part of Global Supply Planning and responsible to coordinate label changes between Planning, Global Label management, Regulatory Affairs, the manufacturing site and the affiliates. The objective is assurance of supply of products to our patients/customers while implementing the required labeling updates and meeting regulatory requirements and work with the GSP team and stakeholders to mitigate any potential issues.
You will be responsible to track and report progress and coordinate planning and mitigation actions.
Next to this the SCP is also supporting additional integration activities and controlling the flow of communication and product between manufacturing sites, the central distribution centers and affiliates. The SCP is working closely with the central distribution sites to plan and execute replenishments to our internal network. The objective is to meet market demand and balance, optimize inventory levels, MOQ’s and transportation efficiency’s, and continuously raise the bar to ensure success for AbbVie and patients.
Coordinate labeling updates and track and report on progress
Aligns plans with affiliates, manufacturing, Global Label Management and Regulatory Affairs
Coordinate supply of pharmaceutical finished product, bulk, active pharmaceutical ingredient or supporting materials between the supplying plants, and other functional departments, such as Quality Assurance, Finance, Global Trade Compliance, and Distribution and Logistics.
Monitor inventories on hand at affiliates and take action if and where appropriate based on available inventory, lead times and size of orders
Ensure that production and shipping schedules are aligned and coordinate and process in- and outbound shipments. Ensure timely and effective solutions to distribution, documentation and transportation issues with internal and external customers and suppliers
Maintain data in SAP and JDA accurate and ensure alignment between the both systems with the latest info
Drive continuous improvements and track, analyze and report on defined KPI’s (volumes, cost, “on-time” performances), to improve customer service and increase efficiency
Offers innovative ideas and solutions to maximize business opportunities and address challenges
Creates impact with ideas for the larger organization and anticipates and responds to changes
Influences others & is viewed as a credible and respected role model (coach/mentor) and resource among peers for onboarding/training new employees
Bachelor level required (Master level preferred) preferably in Operations, Supply Chain or Business Management
3 years work experience in a similar environment, is preferred
Must be experienced with ERP systems preferably SAP
Experience with regulatory requirements and label changes is required
Experience working effectively across different cultures and multiple functional areas
Excellent organizational skills and proven project management skills are required
Be a team player with focus on improvement and a strong drive for results
Must possess good analytical skills
Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required
Possess strong problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Steps up and takes leadership to own challenges
Persistent and resilient when confronted with obstacles and resolves issues in a timely manner
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IC Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.