Feb 28, 2022

Job Description

We are looking for a Material Planner who will be part of our Supply Chain Management team.
University degree in Chemist , Chemical or Industrial Engineering
Relevant experience in pharmaceutical sector
ERP experience in pharmaceutical operations will be an asset
Excellent command of verbal and written English
Strong communication and negotiation skills
Customer oriented attitude
Male candidates must have fulfilled their military obligation

Responsible for the site Master Data processes aimed to ensure accurate and timely creation and maintenance of the master data in the ERP System, in accordance with local and global requirements.The Material Planner drives the tactical purchasing process for all materials to ensure materials availability and execution plan feasibility in accordance with Site inventory policy.

Major Accountabilities

-Ensures, defines and governs consistent master data throughout the whole master data life cycle and global business processes and defines the matrix of responsibilities within the MD process and the person that defines the parameter, the person who updates SAP with the right value, etc

-Ensures that local material master data integrity and quality is established by analyzing basic requirements, maintaining the attributes in the systems and assuring all data introduced in the system is reliable and comes from the correct sources and challenges data consistency and completeness and verifies, correct and completes requests for data maintenance complying with Global Master Data processes and related SOPs.

-Identifies areas for improvement regarding Global Material Master processes, tools and rules and supports improvement processes.

-Responsible for specific Master Data Management processes (expertise, key account) to build, extend and share knowledge within self-directed working teams.

-Train and support the assigned functional SPoCs and Subject Matter Experts on site and ensure compliance with GMP and regulatory requirements (including record management) and continuous improvement of quality relevant processes within area of responsibility.

-Ensures permanent data quality and assists in data base cleaning.

-Ensure material availability in line with the approved production plan.

-Ensure daily MRP oversight for all BOM material, analysis of requirements and Purchase Orders management.

-Ensure management of daily MRP exception messages & appropriate follow up.

-Own, in ERP System, MRP relevant data and materials technical specifications and ensure no Purchase Orders are past due in the ERP System.

-Management of purchased item Complaints/Returns to supplier.

-Provide a load balanced dispatch list for incoming materials to the warehouse and Quality department that ensures these activities are completed in line with the production needs.

-Control and follow-up of supplier’s service level indicators: Quality OTIF, lead-time violation.

-Lead action plans to achieve supplier delivery performance targets and drive for continuous improvement.

-Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt

-Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Operations Management and Execution Project Management Collaborating across boundaries English Master Data Governance Product Life Cycle Management Inventory Management Supply Planning Order Management Transportation Knowledge of relevant tools and systems
Novartis Technical Operations
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Full Time
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Material Planner

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