Senior Analyst Supply Planning in Basking Ridge, New Jersey at DSI

Date Posted: 8/3/2019

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

With over 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension and thrombotic disorders, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with a Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

Job Summary:

The Senior Analyst, Supply Planning is responsible for ensuring that inventory is at or near target by managing the day-to-day relationship with Contract Management Organizations (CMO’s). This position analyzes forecast against current inventory to provide forecast and provides Purchase Orders (PO’s) and ensures that CMO metrics are met.

  • Develops packaging plan for CMO’s based on forecast and current inventory levels. Assist with the creation of production plans for finished goods. Analyze inventory trends and procure bulk drugs and finished goods. Coordinate efforts with CMO partners throughout the supply chain to achieve inventory plans. Actively monitor inventory levels and production schedules. Manages month end financial close out. Communicates and elevates concerns with CMO performance if needed. Reports and oversees product metrics.
  • Acts as the main point of contact for data collection and analysis for the department and Global requests. Assists with Sales and Operations (S&OP) data collection and analysis as needed. Provides data collection and analysis for department and Global requirements as needed.
  • Maintains updated and consistent information regarding purchase and process order status, by coordinating cross-functional activities with Finance, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Inventory Control and Shipping/Receiving. Use systems and software SAP: Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Purchase Order Management, Inventory Management] to generate orders, track and maintain inventory. Amend purchase and process orders on an as-needed basis.
Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. BS/BA Degree in Business, Logistics or related field preferred
  • Three to five years of experience in production planning and/or materials management.
  • Knowledge of regulated industry with an understanding of operations, logistics and distribution. Strong business acumen and decision-making skills required to work with third-party manufacturers/packagers as well as internal colleagues. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, project management, and communication skills necessary; strong service-orientation.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • APICS certification (The Association for Operations Management – Certification program) desirable
Ability to travel to domestic contract manufacturing locations

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.