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Merck Manufacturing Division, MMD, is a team of dedicated, energetic individuals who are committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, comprise an interdependent global manufacturing network that’s committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.
Collaborate with marketing and finance to review demand forecasts, historical sales trends and understand demand drivers.
Review and analyze demand forecasts provided by Alliance and Authorized Generic partners (where applicable).
Monitor supply plans through exception management to exceed customer service levels while maintaining inventory targets and adhering to planning parameters. .
Manage resolution and communication of demand/supply imbalances through close collaboration with manufacturing, quality, distribution, logistics, marketing and finance.
Maintain demand and supply planning systems with a focus on data accuracy.
Participate in Market /Brand S&OP.
Ensure continuous improvement and drives changes in order to support an evolving corporation and initiates change in regards to assigned products
Order fulfillment 0-12 weeks horizon
Manage exceptions/escalations via Rapid Response (RR) and SCEM (Supply Chain Escalation Management tool)
Communicate with Demand Planning (DP) regarding regional Finished Goods allocations
Manage post release activities to ensure product arrives to last internal customer / direct to customer on time and in full (OTIF)
Expedite deliveries as necessary to meet customer demand
Manage Fullfillment Tier 2, Site Tier 2, Regional Tier 4
Accountable for Finished Goods Inventory of Questionable Value (IQV) Process
Drive Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the Markets
Monitor Inventory Replenishment Levels (IRL) for Finished Goods
Manage Artwork, Last Authorized Shipping Date (LASD), Expiry to minimize discards
Education Minimum Requirement:
Must have completed Bachelor's or Master's degree in one of the following: Business, Supply Chain / Logistics, Bio engineering, Engineering / Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or any related Business or Engineering field by May 2019.
Required Experience and Skills:
Proficient use of MS Office, particularly Excel
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Capability to work well in a cross-cultural and cross-functional business setting
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Manufacturing / Operations experience
Experience with Kinaxis Rapid Response
Experience with SAP ECC
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