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Demand Planner 3PS

Lieu Gaithersburg, Maryland, États-Unis Newark, Delaware, États-Unis Job ID R-148706 Date de publication 09/23/2022

Would you like to apply your expertise and passion in demand planning in a company that follows science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines, if so, AstraZeneca and the Demand Planner 3PS role is a great fit for you!

Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big, and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Demand Planner, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain, and manufacturing.

Global Operations is fundamental to our purpose of delivering life-changing medicines to patients, touching every aspect of our business, and providing a platform for everything that we do. We harness the specialist talents of 13,000 people around the world – 20% of our global workforce. With 30 production facilities in 18 countries, we’re focused on supplying our medicines with care, quality, and efficiency, reducing the time from lab to patient.

Have the opportunity to play a role in evolving Supply Chain, reimagining how we do things, and creating a collective legacy. Unrivaled leaders in this space, we always do it the right way – with sustainable lifecycle management. There’s no better time to take ownership and reshape the entire ecosystem, from technological advances through to developing more ethical approaches to our work.

The 3PS Demand Planner role remit is to handle operational demand as well as to act as the operational point of contact between external Customers being supplied AZ manufactured products as a Contract Manufacturing Organization, and the respective supply regions.  

The objectives of this role include analytical capabilities, demand, and planning expertise, along with interactions with external Customers and supply regions to meet the Customer needs within the execution planning horizon.  These must also be in line with the contractual agreements between AZ and the 3rd Party Customer.

There is a significant analytical aspect of this role in reviewing and challenging data and underlying assumptions to make recommendations.  Key aspects of the role include demand forecast verification, coordination, and challenge plus a review of associated Customer intelligence. 

What you will do:

  • Forecast validation

  • Order management

  • SAP planning activities

  • Customer and Site Liaison

  • Process improvement

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Supply or Demand Planning Logistics / Distribution experience

  • Site experience

  • SAP/APO trained

  • Customer Service

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, groundbreaking cutting-edge methods, and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested - Come and join our journey.

So What's Next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team - great because we can’t wait to hear from you!

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