Siemens Healthineers Senior Global Demand Planner -Remote in Walpole, Massachusetts
Job Family: SCM-Procurement / Supply Chain Logistics
Req ID: 302997
Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare. For everyone. Everywhere.
We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as a Senior Global Demand Planner to achieve your career goals.
Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.
Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/en-us/careers .
This role may be remote, but the incumbent must be located on the US East Coast.
This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career . As a Senior Global Demand Planner you will be responsible for :
Accurately plan global end user demand requirements. This key objective drives the production supply response of reagents and consumables. This role directly impacts customer service and business cash flow related to forecast and replenishment accuracy/inaccuracy.
Forecasting responsibilities including monthly inventory projections at each distribution center and monthly excess and obsolete (scrap) projections at each distribution center.
Proper system setup of the demand forecasting application and SAP to establish a replenishment planning strategy from primary warehouse (ADC – American Distribution Center) to regional warehouse in Germany (EDC – European Distribution Center).
Formulating appropriate safety stock levels at each distribution center based on demonstrated demand variability.
Analyzing/adjusting demand forecasts to account for forecasting bias and development of stretch goals for increasing forecast accuracy.
Coordinate with Marketing on new launch anticipated demand and allocation strategy in times of constrained supply.
Monthly preparation of analysis supporting Sales and Operations Planning process. Supply Chain representative on the Product Health Team (PHT).
Develop relationships with Global Logistics Support Center contacts at ADC/EDC. Participate/Lead projects focusing on the continuous improvement and/or alignment of Planning processes both at a site or across the multi-site Planning function where challenged.
Generate and review low inventory items to avoid customer backorders and achieve Line Item Fill Rate (LIFR) goals.
Root cause corrective action analysis to address demand forecast accuracy gaps while driving continuous improvement process to drive performance to meet established targets
Distribution center inventory forecast
Excess and Obsolete Budget accuracy
Line item Fill Rate (end user)
At or below target for daily average count of customer backorders or allocations
This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers
Demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain processes with solid understanding of inventory management practices and processes; APICS CPIM or CSCP certification preferred
Strong and statistical knowledge with demonstrated string analytical skills
Understanding of manufacturing planning and control, MRP and materials flow in SAP or similar ERP environment
High proficiency with MS Office applications, with strengths in Excel, Power BI and Qlik reporting platforms
Strong communication, and presentation skills
Required skills to have for the success of this role
BS / BA with a concentration in Business, Supply Chain/ Manufacturing or related degree required
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in demand planning/ forecasting
Understanding of ERPs (SAP) data structure, MRP process and data flows.
Willing to travel up to 5-10%
Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity. Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date, except where prohibited by state law. Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons. If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer. Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter. An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date. A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed. An accommodation is based on your role. If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.
At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.
If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers .
If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about .
As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.
Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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