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Supply Planning Manager

Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Req ID 2205644 Category Supply Chain & Materials Management Division AbbVie

Want to make a global impact? We offer that.

Want to be part of a Great Place to Work in Ireland? We offer that too.

Welcome to AbbVie!

We are a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that combines the focus and passion of leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capability of an established pharmaceutical leader. Redefining what is possible is our business and our passion. Our goal is to help patients live healthier lives and we are proud to be a Great Place to Work.

We are now recruiting a Supply Chain Manager to join our diverse Supply Chain Team in Clonshaugh, Dublin. The Manager, Supply Planning position is based in Dublin, Ireland and will be responsible for the development and execution of the global supply plan.  This position will be responsible for translating the sales forecast into a supply plan for manufacturing execution, providing requirements to internal and third-party manufacturing sites, working closely with sites to ensure on-time delivery of finished goods according to requirements, managing daily inventory requirements through direct coordination with other functional groups, but not limited to, Logistics, Procurement, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Sales, and Marketing.  The Manager, Supply Planning will ensure best practices are leveraged in Supply and Inventory Management processes for Global Finished Goods. 

Are you intrigued? Do you want to learn more?

A snapshot of your key responsibilities as Supply Chain Manager would be:

  • A strategic thinker: Align and excite internal stakeholders to facilitate success through strong leadership, strategic thinking and personal drive.
  • First class team player: Collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure compliance and ability to influence cross-functional teams and senior leadership.
  • Develop global supply plan based on sales forecast and manufacturing constraints.  
  • Translate supply plan into executable purchase orders with internal sites and third-party manufacturers. 
  • Work with internal and third-party manufacturers on a routine basis to deliver requested finished goods inventory according to scheduled timeline and quantity requirements. 
  • Ensure the adherence to Global Operations standards for Supply Planning and Third Party Manufacturing. 
  • Participate in the development of the supply planning strategy and implement relevant elements.
  • Optimize inventory/supply holdings to limit excess and obsolete inventory while ensuring satisfaction of customer orders. 
  • Coordinate inventory shipments amongst operational and quality teams to ensure seamless delivery to distribution centers. 
  • Balance inventory requirements to minimize the potential for back-orders.
  • Support and participation in the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) through relevant metric reporting and summary of key supply/capacity constraints. 

So, what do you need to do this role?

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory but are desired in the ideal candidate.
  • Exhibits significant cross-functional leadership capabilities – ability to lead, collaborate and influence without authority; uses informal structure, dynamics and culture to get things done.  Pharmaceutical cross-functional knowledge (Quality, Regulatory, Commercial, etc.)
  • SAP ECC experience.
  • JDA Planning Experience an advantage
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related degree

So, are you ready to join our team?

It’s important to remember, AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment.

Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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