Reporting to the Planning & Master Data manager, the incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining the master production schedule for the drug product manufacturing and packaging operations. This position is critical in creating and maintaining a scheduling system and process that ensure highly efficient utilization of equipment and resources in support of the site’s plan of record.

Key responsibilities:

+ Responsible of preparing production plans for manufacturing and packaging areas using site software systems to ensure correct market supply that avoids not only out of stock situations but also overstocks in the markets.

+ Continue follow up to ensure the information contained in planning and purchase systems is up to date and accurate (SAP ECC, SAP APO).

+ Responsible to ensure availability of raw materials and materials required to support production schedule. Responsible of the purchase of those materials and to ensure it is completed according to existing purchase and quality standards.

+ Manage site finished goods, bulk and production materials inventories. Minimize inventory write-offs. Monitor and manage inventory shelf-life/expiry dates, and actively improve processes to avoid obsolescence write-offs.

+ Actively committed to supply problems solving, proactively identifies potential supply issues and communicates them effectively, both internally and externally to obtain its resolution.

+ Responsible to develop metrics and action plans to ensure customer and business needs are met.

+ Active participation in improvement projects at department, site and company level.

+ Support Planning manager in the development of local S&OP.

+ Maintain and update departmental SOP’s, complete area change controls and commitments.Competencies Requirements:

+ Client oriented, both internal and external.

+ Strong analytical skills. Capable to analyze and present data in a manner that is understandable to others.

+ Acts decisively – systematically analyzes business situations and provides relevant recommendations; demonstrated ability to set priorities and stand up for what is right despite personal risk, fear, or perceived barriers.

+ Ability to understand and learn quickly what is occurring externally and internally on the business, formulates actionable insights.

+ Applies knowledge and skill to drive business results; understands where expertise lies across the organization and actively seeks input from a network of expert resources.

+ Strong communication skill across functions, fluent in Spanish and English both in oral and written.

+ Proven leadership skills to influence and manage others. Self-directed. Able to balance multiple tasks and priorities with excellent follow through. Able to provide a balanced approach to meeting customer needs, managing complexity and driving appropriate standardization. Ability to escalate appropriately.

+ Effectively copes with change and can shift gears comfortably. Able to take decisions without having the total picture, doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

+ Demonstrated ability to build diverse, collaborative peer relationships – work effectively across organizational boundaries and levels; able to resolve conflicts and influence decisions while ensuring the overall interests of the business are maintained. Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all, representing his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups. Easily gains trust and support of peers and encourages collaboration.

+ Enjoys working in a collaborative but highly competitive environment and being an active member of a business team that delivers against challenging goals.

+ Stands up and can be counted when times are tough; doesn’t shirk personal responsibility and is willing to be the only champion for an idea or position.

+ Expertise in use and leveraging of ERP systems and reporting tools (E.g. SAP ECC, SAP APO, Tableau, Business Intelligence tools, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint …); demonstrated ability to learn new systems.

+ GMP and Quality systems knowledge. Qualifications

+ BA/BS degree in Engineering, business or technical discipline.

+ More than 2 years in supply chain management in international leading company.

+ Experience in S&OP, supply planning and demand forecasting will be valuable.

+ SAP ECC skills, preferable in the Production module.

+ SAP APO skills.

+ High English written and oral communications skills.

+ Tableau and Visual Basic knowledge desirable.

+ European Union work permit.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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