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Junior Supply Chain Analyst (1 year contract) - Belgium  

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Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

Company Description
  • We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 
  • Employees of our Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

  • Protects quality, customer service and revenue in line with our CREDO through ensuring a smooth inbound flow of material and inventory allocation decisions.
  • While working independently, performs Supply Chain activities such as network planning, inventory optimization in our distribution network by governing and optimizing the DRP planning processes between warehouses.
  • Provides analytical and technical Supply Chain support for the assigned product portfolio.
  • Acting as liaison between Plan/Make organizations and distribution.

Demand planning
  • Participates in regional Demand S&OP with Marketing and Finance for his products.
  • Maintain updated historic demand information and promotional plans. 
  • Build 3-12 mth. product volume forecasts based on historical demand information (or statistical model) & Marketing intelligence (Phase in, phase out, future promotional plans) & product mix forecasts based on historical mix information and marketing information.
  • Load and maintain product forecasts in the Planning System
Customer Service
  • Work with Demand planning and marketing groups to make customer allocation decisions by analyzing historic demand, available supply and customer prioritization, in line with our CREDO
  • Monitor customer service KPIs
Network Planning
  • Governs DRP process through: Working with CLS, regional and country SC groups to develop & maintain country warehouse inventory targets based on historic demand.
  • Support global allocation policy definition as required and analysis.
Inventory management
  • Monitors inventory levels across the network as reported by the planning systems.
  • Purchasing planning: maintain inventory levels for externally manufactured products by reviewing projections and processing purchase orders on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinates and deploys implementation of system controlled right product right country and inventory segregation.
  • Supply chain partner of Supply chain QA with EDC. 
Business partnerships
  • Develop relationships with local supply chain teams and develop knowledge and understanding of the warehouse activities and capabilities
  • Liaison between business and EDC
  • Work closely with internal customers (QA, Supply Planning, Data Management, Finance, …) to achieve business objectives.
Processes and Systems improvement
  • Develop and/or support system & data integrity processes.
  • Conduct historic performance analysis & one-off root cause and scenario analyses as required
  • Involved in trouble shooting and problem solving for process issues.
Team spirit
  • Contribute to pleasant work atmosphere and team spirit
  • Actively participate in cross functional meetings
  • Update Supervisors on a regular basis
Key metrics
  • LIFR
  • Inventory level
  • MAPE
  • Scrap/slob

  • BS/BA degree in supply chain, engineering or related field. Master degree preferred.
  • Fast learner, embrace change and complexity
  • High level of personal initiative and ability to function autonomously with a strong sense of urgency, self-confidence, and comfort with new and rapidly changing situations and environments. 
  • Ability to manage time against projects and priorities, 
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Capable of working with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Work effectively in a cross functional team environment - strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Thorough knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Fluency in English

  • As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously. 
  • As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.
  • Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.
  • Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.