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Abbott - Temecula, CA

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.Position Summary Responsibilities include: The Supply Planning Department is responsible for developing and executing supply plans to ensure highest level of internal and external customer service with the least cost to the operation. The department is responsible for controlling the flow of communication and supply schedules to support delivery of inventory by manufacturing sources in time to support US sales and to meet outbound shipping schedules for international shipments. The Intermediate Supply Planner will be responsible for translating demand and inventory strategies/targets into effective supply plans. He or she will manage production plans that span multiple plants. Incumbent will be required to coordinate with Franchise management, Manufacturing Operations and other planners to resolve plant scheduling conflicts and capacity constraints. Important strategic and tactical issues will require elevation to S&OP and the Intermediate Supply Planner will be responsible to put scenarios together and present these to management. The Intermediate Supply Planner is responsible for review and analysis of distribution center and manufacturing inventories to ensure optimization as well as support the division inventory objectives. He or she will be responsible for a set of Key Performance Indicators and root cause analysis is expected if the result deviates from the agreed upon goal.Main ResponsibilitiesThe Intermediate Supply Planner translates demand and inventory strategies into viable and realistic supply plans.MRP and DRP philosophies are used in support of creating these manufacturing plan advices.In more detail the key responsibilities of the Intermediate Supply Planner are:Create and maintain valid 24 month replenishment plan for assigned families to conform to the business strategy, the financial plans, the capacity constraints, and target inventory levels.Maintain internal and external customer service levels for finished goods.       Identify, resolve and communicate low/or excess obsolete stock position.Develop proposed replenishment plans in support of Plan and Update packages.Support the development and maintenance of partnership agreements with the manufacturing plants.Maintain performance on relevant key performance indicators and conduct root cause analysis where needed.Apply Continuous Improvement tool set to continually improve current state in the eyes of the customer (internal and/or external).Apply data accuracy methodology and tools available to sustain accuracy in every field and process used.Accountability(Influence/Leadership) Understands business environment and relates knowledge of internal and external activities to trends.  Provides technical guidance to business units. (Planning/Organization) Plans and organizes project assignments of substantial variety and complexity.  Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones.  Follows priorities of individual or project assignments. (Decision Making/Impact) Selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion.  Provide recommendations to achieve organizational objectives.QualificationsBachelor's degree plus 2 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience could be from Materials Management, Manufacturing, Planning, or combined experience. APICS certification preferred.   (Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Knowledge and application business concepts, procedures and practices. Uses in-depth knowledge of business unit functions and cross group dependencies/ relationships. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. (Cognitive Skills) Works on problems where analysis of situations or data requires evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Has knowledge of various technical alternatives and their potential impact on the business.,datePosted:2018-05-25T00:00:00.000Z,title:SUPPLY PLANNER,@context:http://schema.org,occupationalCategory:Operations}SUPPLY PLANNER in United States - California - Temecula | Operations at Abbott Laboratories

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SUPPLY PLANNER Abbott - Temecula, CA, United States

   

Location: Temecula, CA

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We’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. This is how we put that belief into practice each and every day.