Responsible for the mid to long range end-to-end supply chain planning activities. The objective is to create a feasible end-to-end manufacturing and replenishment plan for the manufacturing sites and Distribution centers which aligns with Brand strategy, meets market demand and optimizes inventory levels. Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, within the organization, AbbVie manufacturing plants, Third party suppliers and cross-functional personnel to enable higher performance. Know the business and anticipates future opportunities and risks, and continuously raises the bar to ensure success for Abbvie and the patients. Leverage the global planning system, and monitor and maintain planning parameters and data to ensure AbbVie manufacturing sites and affiliates have reliable data to look at and output from the system can be used for third party manufacturers and customers.
Create, monitor and maintain a feasible 24 month end-to-end volume (replenishment/ production) and inventory plan for all assigned product families that conform to business strategies, financial and throughput plans, capacity constraints and the target inventory profiles to support monthly sales and operations planning process and PLAN/LBE process; participate in or initiate the periodic S&OP process.
Participate in the discussions and execution around Life Cycle Management.
Act as partner for the Brand Leader and other brand team members to determine the impact of projects and strategic decisions on volumes and inventory.
Participate in cross functional projects as Subject Matter Expert for long term planning.
Provide training and drive continuous improvement for areas where identified as a Process Owner.
Offer innovative ideas and solutions to maximize business opportunities to address challenges in the brand planning function.
Create impact with ideas for the larger organization and anticipate and respond to changes.
Influence others and act as a credible and respected role model (coach/mentor) and resource among peers for onboarding/training new employees.
Act as a process owner for some of the key processes for the function.
Act as project lead for projects.
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Bachelor level required (Master level preferred) preferably in Operations, Supply Chain or Business Management
At least 5 years work experience in a similar environment, is preferred
Must be experienced with Advanced Planning Systems (SAP-APO, JDA)
Be a team player with focus on improvement and a strong drive for results
Must possess excellent helicopter view and analytical skills
Excellent written and oral Dutch and English communication skills are required
Excellent organizational skills are required
Proven strong problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Proven ability to step up and take leadership to own challenges
Persistent and resilient when confronted with obstacles and resolves issues in a timely manner .
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AbbVie is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at abbvie.com/careers.