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Regional Demand Manager-SUP001153


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Regional Demand Managers are part of the Regional Demand Management European wider team and builds the bridge between market demand plans and Hub supply plans to ensure an end-to-end supply chain visibility and good service level to customers. Commercial Dynamic Translation from Commericial to Manufacturing. To regionally govern demand forecasting.

In this role the Regional Demand Manager is responsible for
-Local Market Sensing and Commercial Dynamic Translation: Drive the dialogue each month for her/his respective markets and products with Market Demand Planners, Hub Supply Network Planners, Regional Finance Leads, Regional Marketing Leads etc.. to meet service level objectives with optimum inventory policy.
-Global Demand Process Market Governance: Support for aligned markets to enable process & system enhancements.
-Driving the Integrated Business Planning IBP process to achieve consensus planning and limiting planning variability.
-Ensure integrity of metrics to drive value to customer: Monitor Regional targets.


The primary activities include but are not limited to the following activities:

Core Responsibilities:

-Drive the monthly IBP process: support demand reviews with markets, input to the regional IBP, including risk&opportunities identification.
-Drive franchise (aggregate) demand reviews & look into details where needed
-Support the demand aspect for product launches and product deletion governance with Responsible Local Markets.
-Regionally review and challenge demand plans by exception follow up with markets.
-Achieve a Consensus Supply Plan in collaboration with Markets.
-Ensure service excellence to customers.
-Work with markets to finalize product SLA implementation in support of strategic initiatives.
-Assist in input gathering with markets for Profit Planning purposes.


Professional education and skills

-Bachelor of Science/Engineering/Business - preferably Supply Chain or related discipline
-APICS CPIM or CSCP certification is an advantage

Skills Required:
-Minimum 3 year experience, preferably in pharmaceutical environment
-Strong knowledge of all aspects of Supply Chain Management
-Demonstrated experience and competence with Demand Planning processes
-Highly organized profile with customer focus, proactive and problem solving mindset
-Strong English communication skills written and verbally
-Awareness of business and industry dynamics and regulation
-Capable of working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
-SAP and MS Office experience (with strong Excel skills) are preferred
-Experience in at least one additional SCM function: is required e.g. SNP, Fufilment etc.

Competencies required for the role:
-Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to communicate, collaborate and influence
-Ability to think End-to-End when analyzing problems and resolving project conflicts
-Willing to be flexible and work in a rapidly changing environment.
-Independent and take ownership

Job: Supply Chain Mgmnt Generic Job Title:Regional Demand Manager

Primary Location: EMEA-Switzerland-LU-Luzern

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

About MSD

MSD Ignition is a company built on Customer Satisfaction and Service. That is why all of our products go through regimented test procedures before they are ever packaged and shipped. MSD stands behind our products for one full year after purchase and we have an excellent repair department. Terms of Warranty and Service are as follows: Limited Warranty Autotronic Controls Corporation warrants MSD Ignition products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and if properly installed for a period of one year from date of purchase. If found to be defective as mentioned above, it will be replaced or repaired if returned prepaid along with proof of date of purchase. This shall constitute the sole remedy of the purchaser and the sole liability of Autotronic Controls Corporation to the extent permitted by law, the foregoing is exclusive and in lieu of all other warranties or representations whether expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall Autotronic Controls Corporation be liable for special or consequential damages. This warranty is only valid on products purchased from MSD Authorized Dealers.

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