769 million. That's how many lives are touched by Novartis products globally. And, while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?
The Material Planning Lead recognizes, analyzes, influences and consolidates all demand signals into a complete demand plan for the site. Responsible for creating detailed material requirements providing plans for each component whether raw material supplied by external or internal vendors, intermediate products, or shipping items produced internally to the Site and communicating priorities through production schedules,supplier schedules, or pulls mechanisms.
General responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
The Material Planner drives the operational and tactical purchasing process for all materials to ensure materials availability and execution plan feasibility in accordance with Site inventory policy. * Order Management: verifies material availability, documentation readiness and confirmation of deliveries to site * Ensure material availability in line with the approved production plan. * Ensure daily MRP oversight for all BOM material, analysis of requirements * Own MRP relevant data and materials technical specifications. * Management of purchased item Complaints/Returns to supplier. * Insure the stock (safety stock and cycle stock) for incoming materials are available and managed. * Coordinate with warehouse and Quality department to ensure the relevant activities are completed in line with the production needs. * Control and follow-up of supplier's service level indicators: Quality OTIF, lead-time violation. * Ensure no Purchase Orders are past due in the ERP System. * Lead action plans to achieve supplier delivery performance targets and drive for continuous improvement. * Lead action plans to achieve supply performance target and drive for Continuous Improvement, managing supply KPI reporting and analysis and providing detail plans for the Supply Review Meeting. * Actively supports the global S&OP process.