Demand Planning Specialist

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SIRE® is the market leader in Life Sciences recruitment. We believe the recruitment market needs to gear up in technology and continuous innovation. We like technology, in a Life Sciences market driven on science, we couldn’t stay behind; we drive Recruitment Science. Investing a majority of our turnover in technology enables us to use unique Resource Technologies. By using highly advanced algorithms, we enable our team of Resource & Data Strategists© to maintain the most advanced, detailed and complete Life Sciences network in Europe. This big data enables us to work Reverse Recruitment©: we first analyze the market in-depth before we go out to the market. Because we analyze the whole market, we can compare facts and data. This enables us to do Facts & Big Data Recruitment©, making sure we, or better yet, you find the right career!Our client is a professional Pharmaceutical organisation, based in Noord-Holland Netherlands.

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Role Description

You will be coordinating cross-functional inputs fomr Sales, Marketing and other sources to ensure efficient inventory management, supply availability and optimized service levels. You will be doing this together with your team


Prepare, plan and execute demand planning and supply replenishment for assigned SKUs and business segments to ensure compliant product
Act as single contact point for internal and external manufacturing sites and Global SCM team
Coordinate supply issues and conduct bottleneck management in close alignment with Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and Customer Service functions in the countries and drive inventory allocation decisions with the regional business functions to ensure regional performance optimum
Participate in the S&OP cycle with the countries and provide input on supply and supply issues/bottlenecks in the S&OP meetings;
Make sure that finished goods stocks across the regional network and service levels are in line with annual targets
Ensure logistics preparation and execution in preparation of launch and change implementation


BSc. or MSc. in Business Administration or Economics with specialization in Logistics or Supply Chain Management (SCM)
At least two years of working experience in Supply Chain Management, preferably within demand/replenishment planning or commercial SCM in pharmaceutical, Over-The-Counter (OTC) or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industries
Fluent in English in both written and spoken
Extensive know-how in SAP APO, forecasting tools and MS Excel (analytics and mass data processing)
If you have a APICS Certificate, then this is a real plus (CSCP)
You have a high level of problem solving capabilities and ability to identify/execute pragmatic solutions
You posses the ability to prioritize with a high sense of urgency
Working in a structured way with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
Interacting with internal/external supply sites, local countries and the Global SCM feels natural with your excellent communication skills

Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Greg Silberstein.

SIRE Life Sciences®

Amsterdam, (Netherlands)

Phone: +31 (0)20 658 9800

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Company Profile

6 March 2019
Location: Netherlands Noord-Holland Noord-Holland
Salary: Competitive Salary
Work type:
Full time
Life Sciences
Purchasing, Procurement and Inventory

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