• Supply Chain Planner

    Catalent Pharma SolutionsKansas City, MO 64106

    Job #1304847824

  • Job DescriptionPosition Overview: Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start hereThis role reports to the Manager of Planning. The Supply Planner is responsible for overseeing inventory planning across the supply chain network which includes developing, coordinating, and managing materials to deliver on project demand plans for the packaging and labeling operation. This individual needs to have the capability to balance competing goals of inventory targets, customer service levels, forecast accuracy, and safety stock requirements for which he or she is assigned. This person is the key liaison to resolve supply issues and ensures the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives to ensure maximum utilization of packaging and labeling operations. This role will identify ways to improve supply planning processes by utilizing current tools and systems. In addition, this person is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all purchase order data to support accurate lead times and inventory quantities. This person works closely and effectively across the organization matrix (Project Management, Quality Assurance, Production) to ensure project materials are ordered, received, and released for on time project initiation.The Role+ Responsible for maintaining inventories and executing the supply plan to minimize out of stock situations.+ Responsible for translating clinical protocols into supply strategies and planning in partnership with internal manufacturing organization, project management, and quality assurance to drive a coordinated supply strategy.+ Proactively use JDE and other tools to review inventory quantities, projections & supply-demand summaries to prevent potential shortages or excessive inventory+ Maximize utilization of packaging and labeling by ensuring timely receipt, release, and availability of materials for production use.+ Monitors inventory levels and make suggestions on inventory parameters (e.g. safety stock, forecast, etc.)+ Ability to assess purchasing options, optimizing loads via combining various products onto a single order, pre-ordering as needed to reduce costs.+ Conducts business and performance reviews with key suppliers on an ad-hoc basis+ Identifies and manages potential inventory obsolescence to minimize aged inventory and eventual write-offs.+ Tracks and reconciles weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets+ Responsible for maintaining into stock performance, if approaching out of stock situation, provides options to customer service to remedy situation.+ Assesses impact of supply chain and client requirements and proposes resolution+ Communicates decisions to individual teams affected by supply changes and works effectively with vendors to minimize impact.The Candidate+ Bachelor's Degree in Business or Scientific related discipline preferred or equivalent knowledge and experience+ Minimum of 4 years of work experience in Pharmaceutical Operations or equivalent knowledge and experience+ 2+ years of operational or scheduling experience preferred+ Working knowledge of MRP preferred+ Previous experience in a packaging and labeling operation environment preferred+ Previous experience in a pharmaceutical environment, preferred+ APICS Certification, preferred+ GMP experience, preferred+ Solid dose clinical and development manufacturing experience, preferred+ Experience utilizing Planning techniques/systems preferred+ Must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills+ Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel+ Must possess and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills+ Must possess a thorough understanding of a contract services type business or job shop environment+ Must be proficient with commonly used computer hardware devices and InternetPosition Benefits+ Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment+ 19 days of paid time off annually+ Potential for career growth within an expanding team+ Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback processCatalent's Standard Leadership Competencies+ Leads with Integrity and Respect+ Delivers Results+ Demonstrates Business Acumen+ Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork+ Champions Change+ Engages and Inspires+ Coaches and DevelopsCatalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit ~~~/careers to explore career opportunities.Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to ~~~. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.Catalent = Catalyst + TalentYour talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if...+ You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).+ You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year - more than any branded drug maker in the world!+ You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.+ You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.+ You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!+ See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here. Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to ~~~. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.