Mar 22, 2022

Job Description

Responsible for driving and managing the Master Production Schedule for the tactical horizon (3 to 24 months) ensuring capacity & resources are in place to support agreed demand plan to satisfy the Customer requirements and to keep the Interface between the site
and its customers acting as the primary contact providing visibility of the supply plan to the customers and maintains the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).Responsible for ensuring a timely implementation of all Life Cycle projects as launches/ changes/ transfers/divestment by coordination of involved stakeholders from different functions. Ensures compliance with Regulatory and GMP, law, SOPs, HSE and Code ofConduct.

Your Responsibilities:
-Establishes optimal master production schedule for the tactical horizon from month 3 / 4 to 24 months, including Production volumes based on demand, rough cut capacity analysis and resources allocation resulting in anticipated operational costs and inventory levels.
-Aligns Master Production Schedule (MPS) to the production plan approved in S and OP.
-Coordinates action plans to remediate to resources constraints and manages supply KPI reporting and analysis.
-Ensures right level of SKU Inventories at the next point of the supply chain.
-Owns planning parameters in ERP System.
-Confirms supply orders, firmed production orders at the entry point of the time fence.
-Leads action plans to achieve supply performance target and drives for continuous improvement.
-Facilitate Supply Review Meeting and actively support the entire S and OP process.
-Ensures that the customers have clear visibility of the current valid supply plan and monitor the delivery commitments in terms of quantities and timelines, in accordance to the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
-Acts as the point of contact for the GOCA process and all order related topics.
-Manages backlog and backorders between the Site and customers / next supply points and ensures direct communication with Customer and internal and external stakeholders.
-Is responsible for creating and maintaining SLAs with related Planning Parameter setup in allignment with the customers.
-Is responsible for Monthly Demand Review Meeting (midterm horizon 3 to 24 months) incl. de-mand assumptions, recognizing trends, showing variances to last demand submissions, as in put to Supply Review meeting and Monthly Business Review (MBR) meeting within Sales and Operations (S and OP) process.
-Manages demand control activities (short term 3/4 months, within the time fence) and pro ides inputs to Master Planning Schedule (MPS) and detailed scheduling.
-Leads the implementation of LC projects, in order to ensure compliant drug supplies, on time and in right quality and deliver and maintains a detailed Change Over Plan (COP) for LC projects regarding implementation dates, according to the overall strategic project/program plan, in order to allow for early local Master Data set up and planning at site and in countries.
-Is responsible for the up to date assortment at SKU level of the assigned brands.
-Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products

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

What you will bring to the role:
- > 3 years of work experience in any of the fields of supply chain management (Logistics, Warehouse, Planning or Inventory management)
- Experiences in implementing operations using ERP systems (SAP as preferred)
- Medium to high education in degree that contains business, supply chain management, logistics or planning

- Fluent Japanese and intermediate English (oral and written) as preferred

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!
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