BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supply Chain Senior Planner in Tempe, Arizona

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Work under general supervision to perform Supply Chain activities for assigned product portfolio to optimize inventory, minimize cost, and set and achieve customer service goals. This includes forecasting, capacity planning, execution oversight, and monitoring and reporting of results. Provide input for SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities.

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain demand forecasts while reducing forecast error.

  • Provide analyses to Product Managers and Marketing to decrease demand variations.

  • Provide input for SKU rationalization and other lifecycle management analyses.

  • Contribute the planning aspects of new product launches during the pre-launch phase.

  • Complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning.

  • Query databases for information required for decision-making.

  • Provide oversight of manufacturing, inventory deployment and distribution to ensure customer service

  • Prepare Executive Level presentations as required.

  • Conduct analysis for inventory allocation where worldwide service is maximized.

  • Monitor capacity loading on assigned production lines and forecast.

  • Calculate ISS requirements in terms of weeks of sale for new product launches.

  • Contribute to product phase-out such that obsolete inventory is minimized.

  • Calculate, propose and maintain safety stock targets.

  • Provide input to the Business Planning process annually and provide quarterly updates.

  • Perform basic financial analyses.

Ensure personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance. Excellent analytical and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and proven record of strong teaming skills. Must have basic experience of forecasting techniques, inventory management, and capacity planning. Ability to use PC's and associated software. Some experience with planning systems. ERP/APS systems a plus.

Bachelors degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations required with 2 – 6 years of related experience; or MBA/MS in relevant discipline and 1 - 4 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

APICS/CPIM Certification desired, required within first 3 years

Primary Work LocationUSA AZ - Tempe BPV Building 3

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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