Demand Planner II

ThermoFisher Scientific

Job Description

DEMAND PLANNER II

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $25 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location:

This role could be based at our Asheville, NC (Aiken Road) facility, Marietta, OH facility, or Chelmsford MA facility

How will you make an impact?

As Demand Planner II, you will develop the 24 month demand plan for key Lab Equipment product families with cross-functional input and alignment, for translation into the site plan, to achieve optimal line rate, inventory management and customer satisfaction. Will work collaboratively with Business Unit Product Management, Commercial and Finance Teams, including Regional Demand teams to ensure directional alignment with Regional / Global demand trends.

What will you do?

Drive the pre-demand review process to ensure cross-functional teams are performing to roles and responsibilities to achieve consensus demand plan 24 months out.

Ensure proper handoff of the demand plan to the site planning team to ensure the right net demand to be loaded to the site, and be the liaison to Site Supply Chain managers.

Drive Forecast Accuracy and BIAS improvement leveraging Statistical modeling, Segmentation, and Forecast Value Add

Committed to continuous improvement and driving demand planning best in class standards, knowledge sharing with team members

Ability to work in the details and also distill complex analysis and data into story-telling summaries for senior leadership

Liaison with Center of Excellence and SC Transformation teams to drive Demand Transformation initiatives process / systems / tools

Own and facilitate SIOP demand review meetings, gain leadership signoff on 24 month demand plan

Drive greater SIOP and Financial planning integration as part of Demand evolution

Align best practices & key workstreams with regional Demand planners in EMEA and APAC to ensure standardization across teams

Perform roll-up of regional demand plans to global plan and ensure alignment with Global Product Management

Involved in developing, modifying standard operations procedure that affect demand planning

Drive NPI and promotion planning processes to ensure high level of accuracy and visibility to supply chain.

How will you get here?

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field is required. Master of Business Administration (MBA) or other advanced degree preferred.

3 years relevant experience required.

Strong leadership and communication skills

Demonstrated experience and success using Lean business practices.

Experience in Demand Planning advanced systems such as Forecast Pro, SAP APO, Demantra

Relevant experience in the Life Science or Medical Device industry is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Forecast Pro and PowerBI experience is a plus.

CSCMP or comparable certification is a plus.

APICS certification is a plus.

Proven strong oral and written communication skills at different levels of the organization

A strong balance of analytical skills and action orientation to drive sustaining results with intensity, at times demonstrating the confidence, conviction and collaboration to innovate new strategies and methodologies.

Embodies our Thermo Fisher values of Integrity, Involvement, Intensity and Innovation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Accessibility/Disability Access

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

We offer competitive salary, an annual incentive bonus plan, 401K with company match up to 6%, tuition reimbursement and a range of other employee benefits! We foster an exciting company culture that encourages innovation, forward-thinking, and an outstanding career and development prospects. Come be a part of the team!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.