Job Description Summary
As the Senior Demand Planner, you will be responsible for consolidating and understanding sales and marketing data to lead production of sales and delivery forecasts for a defined region.
The role will focus on our Integrated Supply Chain for Pharmaceutical Diagnostics business. It is expected that the individual has a thorough understanding of the business - in particular commercial and financial planning, regulatory environment and logistical issues - in order to anticipate impacts on sales and supply, take leadership and personal responsibility in identifying and establishing economic solutions and provide recommendations to management.
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Forecasting process : Ensure approved 24 months unconstraint sales forecast at any time. Develop the process of creating forecasts and replenishment plans.
Establish and manage SKU level statistical forecasts whilst delivering on forecast accuracy targets, use market intelligence, customer insights and statistical models.
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) : Ensure quality and continuity of regular S&OP meetings. Provide input to S&OP / Demand Review.
Demand Planning process implementation, accountability and support wing to wing supply chain with close cross-functional collaboration.
Align production and supply capacity with commercial estimates, market demand, and customers’ expectations in direct and dealer markets.
Generates ad hoc analyses as required and gives planning & analytical support within and outside the function, both in relation to S&OP, business planning and markets trends.
Excellent communications, influencing and collaboration skills required to manage a multitude of internal and external customers and partners.
Markets : support markets and distribution centers in establishing planning processes and systems especially with regards to emerging markets.
Performance Measurement (KPIs) : Monitoring and analysis of sales history, inventory, forecast accuracy, forecast Bias and Volatility, reporting of forecast changes and drivers.
Life Cycle Management : Analyze product portfolios with respect sales volume, value and margins. Manage new product introduction and discontinuation.
Planning systems : Maintain and develop forecasting parameters, master data and models which provide transparent and consistent data to enable rapid decision making.
Advocacy and leveraging of new initiatives and technologies supporting future forecasting and continuous improvements in PDx.
Qualifications and experience
Higher business education or equivalent knowledge and experience.
Affinity to systems and use of computers / software. Good Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate on various organizational levels using English language.
Stakeholder management experience
Exposure to Supply Chain Management
Experience working across different functions
SCM / Planning education and work experience.
Working knowledge of planning processes and systems (SAP R / 3, APO or other advanced planning systems).
Healthcare experience is not essential but would be beneficial.
Inclusion and Diversity
GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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Relocation Assistance Provided : No