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Global Distribution Replenishment Planning Manager - Hybrid Remote

Company: Sanofi
Location: Framingham
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

OVERALL SCOPE:Managesthe end-to-end supply and demand of all Finished Goods (FG) from internal/external label & pack operations to Export DCs to global markets.MaintainsKinaxis master data and planning parameters to ensure supply chain networks are configured consistently and accurately for Finished Goods planning purposes.Guidesas the Planning Subject Matter Experts (SME) for all global supply chain projects involving Finished Goods, provides leadership and guidance to process setup and changes. Communicates and escalates to end-to-end stakeholdersPromotesandfacilitatescross-site, cross-functional, and cross-GBU collaboration on Finished Goods end-to-end planning, and continuous improvement of supply chain efficiency and achieve inventory goalsRESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIESFinished Goods PlanningOversee Finished Goods planning throughout product life cycle including launch, the ramp-up to stabilization, discontinuation, generational transitions, site change, or consolidation.Routinely monitor global market coverage of all SPC products, many of which are Live saving drugs.Analyze inventory alerts and exceptions to identify, communicate, and mitigate supply and demand risks.Perform manual allocation during global supply shortage crisisLiaise product quality issues between manufacturing sites and markets and coordinate resupply to mitigate stockout risks.Collaborate with Global Customer Services, Export DCs and Transportation to ensure timely deployment to markets while maintaining agreed-upon target FG inventory levelLead weekly/monthly meetings with major stakeholders to review, discuss and follow up on FG exceptions, take corrective action, and escalate as needed.Publish relevant FG planning KPIs and provide inventory projectionMaintain unobstructed communication channels to ensure smooth information flow among stakeholdersFor CMO-sourced Finished Goods:Generate and consolidate L&P requirementsRequest or issue Purchase Orders to CMO or External Manufacturing teamProvide guidance on L&P prioritiesFacilitate resolution of quality/regulatory-related CCR's/deviations affecting FG supply to marketsPerform manufacturing functions for Rare Blood Disorder portfolio to plan and allocate components, reconcile manufacturing backlogsProvide FG planning support to non-commercial operations including Humanitarian, Industrial Studies, and Managed Access ProgramsKinaxis Planning System SMEOwn and manage Finished Goods master data and planning parameters in Kinaxis for SPC GBUFirst point of contact for any FG related system issues coming from markets, Export DCs and manufacturing operationsTriage, troubleshoot, log tickets, and escalate systems issues. Maintain communications with stakeholders throughout the processLead, facilitate and coordinate with the AMS team in resolving planning issues across multiple systems affecting Finished Goods planningCoordinate with markets, Export DCs and manufacturing operations in setting up new GMIDs in Kinaxis, create BODsKey contributors and SMEs to Sanofi-wide and GBU/franchise-wide projects related to Finished GoodsEducate stakeholders on new ways of working and RACI for every project and every go-liveProvide guidance and operational insights to project leads to ensure business requirements are metValidate and reconcile large scale planning data, test solutions, support post-project hyper care, and post go-live data clean upConfigure the system to support market transitions, Export DC transitions, GMID transitions, and site transitionsIdentify gaps in process and system changes, escalate to COE and senior leadershipDrive improvements with External Manufacturing Team to enable end-to-end planning capability on CMO products. Reconcile, clean up and set up planning BOMs for CMO product planningProvide regular project updates to GBU and market supply chain stakeholdersOptimize FG Inventory and FlowsImplement FG planning and deployment rules and parameters as per IBP/ S&OP decisions on inventory policies.Provide inputs to COE in setting global inventory goals and configuring stocking policy in Kinaxis.Analyze and trend supply alerts and take appropriate actions to minimize recurring supply events or critical inventory situations.Lead negotiations of SLA agreements with markets and sites to achieve a balanced solution for inventory objectives and shelf-life managementSet time-phased safety stock to support product life cycle management and special transitionsSubstantiate and recommend changes to supply chain network configurationCollaborate on the IBP/ S&OP ProcessContribute to monthly S&OP and IBP process by providing input to and taking feedback from stakeholders and following up on actionsCompile and review monthly DRP KPIs, demand and supply balancing, and aggregated inventory levels and simulate potential actions.Collaborate with network planners, site supply planners and product leads in the modeling and implementation of Factory Control TowerBASIC QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in supply chain management, engineering, or business administration with at least 5 years of experience within a cGMP environment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSGood knowledge of the biopharma value chain (plan, source, make, deliver), global supply chain functions, and master data, proficiency with business applications and systemsStrong analytical skills and attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skillsStrongly developed sense of urgency for business-critical situations, ability to adjust and prioritize in a complex and constantly changing environment.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build a relationship with internal and external partners and work cross-functionally to achieve network optimization for FG planningKnowledge of planning systems a strong plus (Kinaxis, SAP, Excel)As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be "fully vaccinated" fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE. Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.GD-SGLI-GZPDNAt Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.PDN-96109cb5-7743-4f44-ac1e-dbf1eb72f7e6

Keywords: Sanofi, Framingham , Global Distribution Replenishment Planning Manager - Hybrid Remote, Executive , Framingham, Massachusetts

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