Bulk Planner

  • Department: Supply Chain
  • Location: Hampden Park, Eastbourne
  • Education Level:
  • Employment Type Level: Full Time
  • End Date: 28-Feb-2017

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Do you have excellent planning experience? Are you looking to further your career within planning and procurement? Then Teva may have an excellent opportunity for you.

Teva are currently recruiting a Bulk Planner to join the Planning and procurement team, as a Bulk Planner you will be heavily involved in the bulk tablet supply from Teva plants and 3rd party suppliers to ensure the Eastbourne site can provide finished products to agreed service levels.

Skills & Experience

You will be educated to A Level standard (or equivalent), a qualification in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management would be a distinct advantage. 

To be successful in this role you should also hold significant experience in Supply Chain disciplines, ideally within the pharmaceutical industry.  

Oracle or SAP experience would be preferred, however experience with an ERP system would also be suitable. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop demand plans and forecasts for bulk tablet supply to the Eastbourne site.
  • Manage the supply commitment from the supplying site
  • Develop strong and influential relationships with supply chain colleagues at the supplying sites
  • Gain a knowledge of the constraints of tablet production leading to the creation of higher quality and achievable bulk supply plans
  • Expedite the delivery of bulk tablets when required
  • Negotiate revised delivery dates as appropriate
  • Plan and schedule the QC testing of bulk tablets to support the packaging schedule requirements
  • Mitigate QC failures through negotiation of rapid re-supply of bulk if necessary
  • Manage the bulk tablet inventories in line with agreed policy
  • Develop and propose bulk tablet inventory policy to provide improving reliability to the Eastbourne market commitments