Specialist - Supply Operations

321680BR
Sep 09, 2021
India

Job Description

28,000 associates of more than 100 nationalities deliver high quality and affordable medicine on time, every time, safely and efficiently.

Job Purpose:

Support the Novartis Technical Operations Center– Supply Operations team in the coordination of various Supply Operations activities in compliance with GxP & Regulatory requirements while creating value for our internal customers across all Novartis divisions across geographies.

Major Accountabilities
Master Data Management
 Performing day to day activities of processing complex master Data tickets assigned as per the relevant SOPs , business matrix and SLA time lines
 Be Subject Matter Expert in the assigned area of work
 Lead data collection and reporting of KPIs
 Lead and Manage continuous improvement initiatives
Supply Planning & Order Management
 Performing day to day activities of processing supply planning & order management activities / projects / portfolio / brands assigned as per the relevant SOPs , business matrix and SLA time lines
 Be Subject Matter Expert in the assigned area of work
 Lead data collection and reporting of KPIs
 Lead and Manage continuous improvement initiatives
Lifecycle Implementation
 Lead and manage implementation of assigned product lifecycle projects / brands as per the relevant SOPs , business matrix and SLA time lines
 Be Subject Matter Expert in the assigned area of work
 Lead data collection and reporting of KPIs
 Lead and Manage continuous improvement initiatives.

Lead and manage implementation of assigned implementation projects / activities as per the relevant SOPs , business matrix and SLA time lines
 Be Subject Matter Expert in the assigned area of work
 Lead data collection and reporting of KPIs
 Lead and Manage continuous improvement initiatives
Common Accountabilities ☒
 Proactively report all deviations through timely escalations.
 Implement continuous process improvement projects to enhance quality & productivity.
 Regularly communicate with customers & partners to collect feedback on support services, report deliverable status and continuously acquire process knowledge
 Ensure Training on relevant procedures before taking up any GxP activities
 Report deliverable status and continuously acquire process knowledge
Key skills for the role
Master Data
 Basic understanding of Supply Chain Management elements & flows
 Basic understanding of SAP systems and navigation
 Basic understanding of Master data Process and objects
 Hands on experience in various SAP transactions, and ability to read & interpret MM, PIR, SL, BOM,MRP, CMA, PO, SO etc.
 Understanding of Business, System Landscape & Processes, with experience in Data Stewardship & Ownership
 Understanding of Pharma product and lifecycle events. Hands on experience in working on various Pharma product supply network and understanding of impact of master data on product lifecycle stages
 E2E Process Knowledge and Execution
 Hands on experience in dealing with various functions like of Regulatory and Artwork in Pharmaceutical Industry
 Experience in SQL and ETL tools, with ability to implement data quality rules
 Experience in using one of the Data Quality Analysis platform
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 Advance level of MS Excel, with exposure to FAIR concepts, data cleansing, linking and semantic search
 Experience in Managing different phases of project, project tracking and use of process flow tools like Visio
 Awareness of GxP
 Excellent analytical & communication skills (both written & verbal)
Order Management
 Basic understanding of Forecasting, Production Planning, Supply & Demand Fundamentals & Balancing of the same
 Basic Understanding of Pharma product and lifecycle events
 Hands on experience in Inventory ABC classification, Min Max, Safety stocks, Types of Inventory, Write off & Stock Outs, Lean Management
 Hands on experience in various SAP transactions, and ability to read & interpret MM, PIR, SL, BOM,MRP, CMA, PO, SO etc
 Awareness and experience in Hub & Spoke Model, Cross Docking, Break Bulk, Milk Run. Modes, FTL, LTL, Layouts, Cost v/s Speed analysis
 Ability to calculate relevant KPIs like OTIF, OTPR, POS, OTOT, OTDR etc
 Advanced Excel knowledge with formulas
 Basic understanding of Business Processes & PDCA Cycle & DMAIC Cycle
 Basic concepts of Regulatory Affairs, Reg CMC & Artwork functions
 Basic understanding of Project Lifecycle stages & PLM Navigation
 Awareness of GxP
 Excellent analytical & communication skills (both written & verbal)
Supply Chain Planning
 Basic Forecasting Models, Demand Planning Cycle and SAP APO DP Planning
 Hands on experience in Replenishment Planning & Distribution
 Basic Understanding of Production Planning & Scheduling
 Basic Understanding of Pharma product and lifecycle events
 Hands on experience in Inventory ABC classification, Min Max, Safety stocks, Types of Inventory, Write off & Stock Outs, Lean Management
 Hands on experience in various SAP transactions, and ability to read & interpret MM, PIR, SL, BOM,MRP, CMA, PO, SO etc
 Awareness and experience in Hub & Spoke Model, Cross Docking, Break Bulk, Milk Run. Modes, FTL, LTL, Layouts, Cost v/s Speed analysis
 Ability to calculate relevant KPIs like OTIF, OTPR, POS, OTOT, OTDR etc
 Advanced Excel knowledge with formulas
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 Basic understanding of Business Processes & PDCA Cycle & DMAIC cycle
 Basic concepts of Regulatory Affairs, Reg CMC & Artwork functions
 Hands on experience in Project milestone tracking & reporting
 Ability to coordinate with global stakeholders, organize meetings and track progress
 Fundamentals of PMP
 Awareness of GxP
 Excellent analytical & communication skills (both written & verbal)
Lifecycle Implementation
 Basic understanding of Forecasting, Supply & Demand Fundamentals & Balancing of the same
 Basic understanding of Production Planning Components
 Basic Understanding of Pharma product and lifecycle events. Impact of Lifecycle events on various material attributes, basis & variants.
 Basic understanding of Inventory Management
 Basic understanding of SAP systems and navigation
 Awareness and experience in Hub & Spoke Model, Cross Docking, Break Bulk, Milk Run. Modes, FTL, LTL, Layouts, Cost v/s Speed analysis
 Ability to calculate relevant KPIs
 Advanced Excel knowledge with formulas
 Basic understanding of Business Processes & PDCA Cycle & DMAIC cycle
 Hands on experience in Project milestone tracking & reporting. Ability to coordinate with global stakeholders, organize meetings and track progress.Fundamentals of PMP, Awareness of Dossier concepts & timelines, various submission types. Awareness of various HA across the world, specifically MOW countries
 Understanding of Artwork components & Artwork lifecycle. Awareness of GxP, Excellent analytical & communication skills (both written & verbal)
MAP ☒
 Good understanding of forecasting basic Models and Demand Planning Cycle. Ability to do Planning, ordering and replenishment. Page 5
 Good understanding of pharma operations and material planning, ability to breakdown operational activities to aid creation operation plans. Overall understanding of pharma products. Development and lifecycle management. Good understanding of frequently used Inventory concepts of ABC, Min Max, Safety stocks, types of Inventory,Understanding of various SAP transaction, Ability to read and interpret MM, PIR.

Minimum Requirements

Graduate / Post Graduate in Pharmacy / Life Sciences / Engineering / Commerce / Economics
 Lean Six Sigma Certification preferred
 Minimum 8 years in the field of supply chain management.

• Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal and analytical skills
• Experience of working closely with the global stakeholders.
• Project Management skills

Why consider Novartis?
799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis! Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network.
Novartis Technical Operations
NTO STRATEGY & OPERATIONS
India
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
Regular
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Specialist - Supply Operations

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