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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supply Chain Planning Analyst in Olen, Belgium

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Are you interested in the ins and outs of Supply Chain? Do you like communicating with various people, internally and externally? Then, this is the job you are looking for! We are looking for someone to join our Team in Olen.

As a Supply Chain Planner Analyst, you report to the Supply Chain Manager. You are primarily responsible for all demand, supply, inventory, and SC project planning activities related to your respective product/geographic portfolio. You work closely with Customer Operations to ensure that customer requirement for product and information are met on a timely basis. You will coordinate all demand planning activities directly with Marketing and Sales, and establish a robust supply plan with BDs suppliers and/or manufacturing facilities.

As a Supply Chain Planner Analyst you will provide input for the SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with supply capabilities.

Point of Contact for the Marketing/Sales and Customer Service

  • Lead joint demand planning activities for the product portfolio and for identified customers or geographies. You will do this by developing and maintaining an integrated/collaborative demand planning process

  • Work with Marketing and Sales counterparts on new product development activities as related to supply chain planning.

  • Respond to demand and supply changes in a timely and accurate manner

  • Communicate delivery plans with customer service teams, and address gaps between demand and supply

Point of Contact for Global Supply counterparts and/or Vendors

  • Develop weekly net requirement plans

  • Support Make to Stock and Make to Order strategy

  • Conduct analysis and provide direction for inventory allocation where worldwide service is constrained

  • Review lack of in-transit supply and place additional orders or change method of shipments

Supply Chain Planning Activities

  • Develop and own product master data as related to planning activities

  • Establish appropriate safety stock levels

  • Balance inventory levels versus service

  • Prepare supply chain metrics and monitor SC performance

  • Identify areas for continuous improvement within the integrated supply chain

Your Profile:

  • You have a Master degree in Economics or a Bachelor’s Degree with some first experience in the field;

  • You have experience in demand, supply and inventory planning;

  • You have had exposure to regional planning and global initiatives (plus);

  • You possess strong facilitation, influencing and supporting skills;

  • You have excellent process development capabilities;

  • You have strong working knowledge of ERP platforms, such as JDE or SAP ECC;

  • You have strong working knowledge of an integrated Planning tool such as SAP SCM;

  • You are able to deal with ambiguity , are a continuous and versatile learner and are Self-motivated.

What we can offer you:

  • A varied and challenging position.

  • An informal working atmosphere with a dynamic corporate culture and an environment that lets you grow and develop!

  • Unlimited possibilities for further development of your career, nationally and internationally.

  • An attractive remuneration package.

  • Being part of a company that makes a concrete contribution to global health care, saving and improving the lives of people around the world.

Primary Work Location

BEL Olen

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email