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Supply Planning Manager

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Supply Planning Manager – Sudbury, Suffolk


Do you want to contribute to the future of healthcare? Come and join our team as a Supply Planning Manager at our Point of Care Diagnostics business in Sudbury.

You will lead a planning team responsible for the tactical purchasing, production scheduling and customer service of reagents and consumables according to customer orders, forecast and S&OP process. The Supply Planning manager is responsible the supply plan for S&OP items, for the capacity scheduling, driving raw material requirements and aligning resource to ensure that product is made in full, on time and economically; communicating with key stakeholders daily to ensure adherence to the agreed plan. You will also be a point of escalation to resolve day to day queries as well as supply disruption with suppliers.

The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to stretch beyond your comfort zone in order to grow both personally and professionally.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the production scheduling of a range of subcomponents and finished goods
  • Accountable for the day to day purchasing through a team of material planners
  • Responsible for key outputs and providing visuals for the site to track against key metrics, e.g. OTD
  • Reacting to changes in supply to ensure contingency and recovery plan available in a timely manner and any issues escalated as appropriate, with labour and material requirements communicated throughout- calling out key impacts, e.g. customer, financial
  • Responsible for the stock of Raw Materials, Work in Progress, Accessories, Finished Goods and stock at Vendor
  • Responsible for the supply element of the S&OP process, agreeing production volumes and ensuring resource, capacity and materials are in place to achieve.
  • Key person on site for supply chain related queries and processes
  • Assess and improve Supplier Performance
  • Liaise with: Stores, Warehouse, Quality, Production, Finance, and engineering to ensure all planned and possible downtime or overtime are accounted for
  • Member of the Site’s extended leadership team, tasked with running the day to day operations
  • Advocate use of HPS and lean principles
  • Manage Customer and Senior Management expectations
  • Responsible for Supply chain processes, procedures and use of CAPA/ IR tools
  • Responsible for cost centre spend, budgets & forecasting
  • Part of wider Cross Functional team to facilitate the smooth integration of new parts/ part changes

                                                                                                                                                                           

Your experience and skills:

Essential

  • Experienced people manager
  • Knowledge of production planning from a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of purchasing
  • Sound understanding of an ERP system and MRP
  • Good verbal communication, comfortable with speaking to staff at all levels and able to justify decision making process
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Quality comes first attitude

Desirable

  • Sound SAP knowledge
  • Experience in leading projects/ tasks and working effectively in teams
  • Comfortable with data analysis
  • Desire to improve, lead
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment
  • Business degree, or supply chain related qualification, e.g. CIPS/ APICS

Being part of our team:

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

To find out more about the specific business, have a look at https://www.siemens-healthineers.com/en-uk/point-of-care-testing

Your cultural fit:

Our unique team spirit arises from embracing different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge conventions. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we want you to seek, implement and celebrate your best ideas.

Flexible Working:

We recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.  We can offer different flexible working options at Sudbury depending on the role you’re applying for.  We’re be happy to talk through these options with you during the application process.



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Ltd

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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