Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, weâll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment. BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.
Develop, lead and improve the cross-functional global operational process for BioLife plasma supply planning
Drive continuous improvement activities within the supply planning field and implement innovative concepts, solutions and technologies that enable best in class supply planning
Define, introduce and drive implementation of advanced methodologies within supply planning
Ensure global adherence to Takeda standards for policies in scope
Ownership of the Supply Planning Process Value Stream for Global BioLife.
Develop conceptual supply planning concepts in collaboration with senior key stakeholders and BioLife functional partners.Â Requires cross-functional collaboration with Marketing, Operations, Logistics and Finance.
Develop and deploy global guidelines for BioLife Supply Planning.
Drive continuous improvement activities within area of responsibility and ensure performance metrics are in place and evaluated according to Takeda standards.
Introduce, promote and drive utilization and implementation of innovative supply planning tools e.g. Anaplan, and others as identified.
Ensure that improvements in supply planning are captured translated into business value e.g. higher CSL and lower inventory.
Plasma inventory targets, monitoring and control.
Ensure adherence to process and seamless execution of activities can happen in relevant IT systems.
Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to ensure high engagement and adherence to the Global process within GMS Supply Chain function.
DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS
Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
Advanced presentation and communication skills
Advanced understanding of demand planning principles and strategies
Advanced knowledge and understanding of Advanced Planning Systems, ERP systems and analytical tools (SAP/APO, BI)
Strong knowledge with Excel and PowerPoint
Understanding of the principles of Lean and Six Sigma applied to Supply Chain
Knowledge on Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Basic knowledge on regulations (FDA, EMA, etc.)
Demonstrate strategic thinking in leading and developing the demand planning process
Focus on key areas and work collaboratively to ensure solutions in accordance with Takeda values
Elevate capabilities among others and be a role model
Putting the patient at the center
Building Trust with Society
Reinforcing our Reputation
Developing the Business
Effective Coaching & Counseling Ability
Finance teams within BioLife and GMS
BioLife Functions to include Operations, Marketing and Logistics.
Plasma Derived Therapies (PDT) and Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) functional teams to include Supply Chain Leaders
Plant supply chain functions and leadership teams
Continuous improvement of planning processes.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
BA or Masterâs Degree with a minimum 5 years of experience in life sciences (pharmaceutical, biologics, medical devices) supply chain / operations / manufacturing / product management.
Strong familiarity with a broad variety of supply chain concepts, with specific expertise in global Biopharmaceutical supply chain management preferred.
Fluent in business English.
Internal Number: R0026681
About Biolife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.