In Bayer's Consumer Health division, our vision is to make self-care for a better life a reality for billions of people around the world through everyday healthcare, primarily in the areas of allergy, analgesics (pain relief), cardiovascular risk prevention, cold and flu, gastrointestinal, and dietary supplements. Through our broad geographic footprint and portfolio of leading and trusted brands, people can get well, be well and stay well by taking charge of their everyday health, and the health of those they love. We touch billions of lives, helping provide them with safe, convenient and effective daily health solutions to treat minor illness and improve their lives.
YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary responsibilities of this role, Supply Manager, are to:
Convert Production / Inventory requirements into purchase orders with suppliers utilizing the procurement process and ensuring schedule compliance by continued communication with suppliers as delivery dates approach;
Conduct SAP APO based weekly Supply Network Planning including review of alerts, supply plan, inventory projections, and green graph review per Supply Chain Strategy in support of increased customer service, reduced inventories and maximum efficiency for operations;
Monitor and issue purchase order delivery date and quantity changes as necessary;
Monitor and communicate supplier delivery, price and quality performance and drive corrective action as required;
Ensure releases of planned production orders for final plan to Detail Scheduler (APO SNP to APO PP/DS) as well as monitoring supply plan to shifting trends through APO alert monitoring and demonstrate a high degree of control over dependent demands and predecessor /successor relationships within finished good plans;
Be responsible for master data maintenance and clean-up of obsolete and or incorrect POs in the system;
Develop procurement plan considering capacity constraints (if applicable) including working with Supply Manager in establishment of safety stock levels and management of inventory obsolescence;
Manage Supplier Relationships where relationship manager is not assigned;
Act as communication focal point for all supply Related topics within PS;
Respond to supply issues and coordinate communications with quality and engineering groups;
Maintain cost standards and initiate cost improvements, supply contracts, etc.;
Coordinate product and process changes at the supplier level;
Identify proactively and resolve capacity constraints as needed for assigned manufacturing locations and proactively highlight and communicate potential product supply risks;
Communicate proactively significant demand and supply changes to the supply center(s);
Collaborate with Supply and Pipeline Manager to resolve supply issues and constraints, including ad hoc analysis as needed;
Participate on project teams to fully support successful new product launches, promotions, and manage material changes to ensure launch timelines and quantity requirements are well aligned with launch plan;
Execute deployment of finished goods to distribution centers along with support inbound prioritization;
Manage DC forecast split accuracy and ensure inventory is balanced across DC network;
Be a process champion for several standard operating procedures related to job functions.
WHO YOU ARE
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, technical discipline with at least four years of relevant supply chain experience OR Master's degree with at least two years of relevant supply chain experience;
Experience in a Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products or regulated industry Background and understanding of supply chain management principles such as (but not limited to) Production Planning, Purchasing, Forecasting, and Logistics;
Good communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, customer focus and negotiation skills;
Computer skills/ability to work with various software packages, e.g., Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint;
Demonstrated ability to lead projects, work as a team player and self-starter;
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a matrixed organization.
Experience with SAP.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans