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Associate Director, Supply Chain Planning

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda s Privacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge. Job Description About the role: Department leader for the Los Angeles site Supply Chain Planning team responsible for overseeing operations of the planning and planner buyer processes by providing leadership to maximize service levels, inventory turns and efficiency. Partner and work across the network to be influential in the planning process to ensure capability and readiness to support the short, medium, and long-term needs of the business. Support the site's Long Range Capacity Plan and lead monthly Sales and Operations (S&OP) processes. Additionally, will be part of the Site's Operations Leadership Team (OLT) representing Supply Chain.How you will contribute:

  • Accountable for service levels, materials availability (including plasma for fractionation sites) and inventory goals.
  • Establish and lead the operating routines needed to ensure delivery across Supply Chain teams.
  • Support weekly schedule adherence (WSA) meeting.
  • Participate in Site Supply Chain Council.
  • Facilitate agenda preparation and pre-work for important leadership meetings, Business Reviews, Site Supply Review, Product Loss/Discards review in a coordinated way so that meetings are productive and follow-up measures are in place.
  • Work with Quality, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Science, suppliers, logistics provider and above site Supply Chain leadership (internal and external) to support goals.
  • In partnership with the Head of Site Supply Chain, architects to define the strategic roadmap for Supply Chain to improve service levels, productivity, and cost improvements for the site.
  • Lead the Scheduling and Planning work team for the Site and present Site Supply Measurements during Site Monthly Operations Review (SMOR).
  • Represent Supply Chain in OLT.
  • Establish a strategic and holistic roadmap tied to the Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and set operational direction across a diverse range of projects.
  • Identify issues that may contribute to organizational success and provide solutions and recommendations.
  • Oversee the development, deployment and analysis of production volumes and Inventory for Budget and forecast planning in partnership with Finance and Plasma OpU Supply Chain/Master Planners.
  • Lead the quarterly Long Range Capacity Planning (LRCP) development and plans by partnering with Manufacturing, Manufacturing Science and Engineering into the supply chain network based on the latest demand signals.
  • Lead the Site Supply monthly review meeting.
  • Identify issues that may contribute to material/supply shortages and provide solutions and recommendations
  • Review and ensure safety stock levels while optimizing Inventory
  • Support the planner/buyer's team for issues management and to establish general material planning policies
  • Partner with above site Procurement to address vendor/supplier issues
  • Participate in business review meeting with suppliers to assess current performance and define future supply guidelines.
  • Provide strategic, operational/tactical, and functional expertise on supply chain activities
  • Manage planning team members.
  • Provide direction and active support for escalated issues within supply chain area
  • Oversee local/global planning cost centers
  • Analyze supply chain Indicators to identify corrective and preventative actions.
  • Lead and support projects and continuous improvement programs.What you bring to Takeda:
    • Requires a leader who can flex their focus from short-term to long-term fluidly and is able to partner collaboratively with many teams (Manufacturing, OpU Supply Chain and Finance) to align on Risks/opportunities and paths forward.
    • Decisions on necessity of escalation of supply issues to upper management
    • Decisions on priorities for batches to be produced/released/shipped
    • Decisions on changes to be applied on MPS to guarantee its feasibility
    • Prioritize tasks and programs within the team
    • Workload balance evaluation
    • Decisions on projects to be launched
    • Typically requires bachelor's degree in science, engineering, business administration, supply chain or another related technical field. 8+ years of related experience with 3+ in a management role.
    • Lean/six sigma, APICS, CSCP or CPIM certifications.
    • ERP systems knowledge.
    • Strong leadership, communication, analytical and project management skills.
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Position responsible for hands on execution of all activities in the office.
    • May work up to 7 hours on computer using keyboard and mouse.
    • May need to carry laptop (up to 10 lbs.) to meetings or rooms.
    • Inside working conditions.
    • In general, you will have a combination of sedentary work and walking around the facility.
    • Will work off hours periodically.
    • May enter controlled environments requiring special gowning
    • Infrequent travel (5-10%) may be required for business reasons (i.e. to attend trainings, meetings, benchmarking, networking etc..)What Takeda can offer you:
      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
      • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
      • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Professional training and development opportunities
      • Tuition reimbursementMore about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Empowering our people to shine: Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law. Location and Salary Information: This post excludes CO applicants EEO Statement Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law. Locations USA - CA - Los Angeles Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time

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