Planner, Supply Chain

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This qualification is suitable for anyone who works in the HR field, aspiring to study the field of HR.

Planner, Supply Chain

Our client Baxter is a multi-international healthcare company. They focus primarily on creating products to treat certain diseases. They are currently searching for a Planner, Supply Chain to join their team. 

The chosen applicant will be:
•    Coordinating the local planning activities with all departments, working closely with the Manufacturing, Warehousing Teams & Regional Network Planners ensuring high level capacity plans are translated into workable production programs, inventory projections are reviewed to ensure a seamless supply of product to the customer; 
•    Delivery to Manufacturing a programme aligned to capacity; 
•    Coordinating and managing the stock levels/inventory of the manufactured and raw material products in an onsite and offsite warehouse; 
•    Proactively communicating and managing any gaps in or risk to supply; 
•    Responsible for the export of product to other Global plants;
•    Utilizing and correctly applying all of the standard supply chain tools and processes; 
•    Reviewing the raw material pipeline and ensuring supply is aligned to the manufacturing capacity; 
•    Utilizing pipeline management tools and ERP’s to control and analyze pipelines;
•    Using their experience to define solutions/recommendations to sole issues;
•    Proactively communicating any potential and known supply risks to internal stakeholders, taking ownership and accountability for managing effective communication and escalating when needed;
•    Aligning and communicating with drivers and distribution centers to ensure efficient delivery of products; 
•    Obtaining, checking, and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries’ regulations and fiscal regimes; 
•    Organizing transportation activities, including storage of goods, managing information accrued from point of origin to delivery, orchestrating transportation movements, and arranging for services as necessary;
•    Monitoring quality control and keeping warehouse capacity at optimal levels;
•    Actively participating in Baxter Toer Boards and reporting KPIs at various levels; and,
•    Owning and managing the supply chain elements with the change movement (change control) ERP Trackwise 8. 

The ideal candidate will have:
•    Ability to influence the team through clear fact-based communication;
•    Confident feeling in pushing back on other functions and highlighting issues that could impact them;
•    Simplifying the complex in every aspect of their work; 
•    Good organizational and planning skills; 
•    Showing clear potential for development into point of contact for Liverpool site planning;
•    Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs especially Excel;
•    Knowledge in the sound industry;
•    Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances;
•    Problem solving ability, particularly when working under pressure; 
•    Good knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems;
•    Capability of working under pressure and to deadlines;
•    Strong supply chain planning, logistics and manufacturing background;
•    APICS certification would be an advantage;
•    Supply chain ERP knowledge of Rapid Response, JDE, SAP or equivalent; 
•    Experience in healthcare Manufacturing or similar fast-moving goods is advantageous;
•    Understanding of 6S / Lean / Six Sigma; and, 
•    Related working experience such as Planning, Logistics and Warehousing. 

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