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Sr. Market Supply Chain Planner

Date: Jul 30, 2021

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we have built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!


We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.

Job Description

The Senior Market Supply Chain Planner reports to the Director of Market Supply Chain and is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the US Market Supply Chain Plan for all products within an assigned portfolio.  You will be responsible to identify & resolve material related issues.  This role will be accountable to lead the Market Planning processes across a set portfolio of plants & products.  This role will support the Director Supply Chain as the Primary liaison between TGO Global Supply Network & US Commercial organizations and is relied upon to maintain a holistic understanding of the demand and supply dynamics affecting the assigned product portfolio.  This position will also be accountable to ensure all KPI’s for Cash, Customer Delivery, and productivity are achieved.  The ideal candidate will have the ability and desire to drive Sales & Operations Planning process improvement initiatives, and develop strong working relationships & collaboration cross-functionally across the broader organization.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Own the market supply chain planning process for the assigned portfolio of plants & products, supporting S&OP responsibility for Demand & Market Planning, execution, & continuous improvements 
•    Provide insight and visibility to capacity (RCCP) across the portfolio of manufacturing/packaging sites, highlighting supply opportunities and risks
•    Actively participate in New Product Launches to ensure supply plans are developed, communicated, and executed in support of the project timelines
•    Partner with Commercial/Product Operations team to assess lead times and product availability for new business opportunities and bids
•    Support & implement global inventory and supply chain policies, Replenishment strategies, master data optimization, and process management, ensuring appropriate levels of safety stock are set and achieved across the assigned portfolio
•    Accountable in creation of ERP based Market Supply chain plan that is balanced and achieves key objectives for sales, customer delivery, and working capital
•    Support  Supply Chain plan S&OP process by providing key metrics, risks & opportunities, capacity utilization, escalations, and key decisions required
•    Lead resolution of all supply chain related topics within assigned portfolio.
•    Accountable for key supply chain metrics of Forecast Accuracy & Bias, Customer Delivery, Inventory, and Backorder. Manage processes to determine root cause when KPIs are out of expected normal ranges. Develop and implements corrective measures
•    Regularly review Master Production Schedule to ensure Supply Network Planning elements are Timely, Accurate, and Relevant
•    Facilitate weekly supply huddles with key supply plants.  Identify root causes of service failures, ensure short term balance of supply and demand, and alignment with Commercial peers
•    Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures
•    Other projects and duties as required/assigned


•    Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or related field with a Minimum 5 years’ experience with a demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain concepts & “Best Practices”
•    APICS Certification desirable, but not required
•    Specific experience in Supply Chain Management, demand & supply planning, inventory management, Sales & Operations planning
•    Knowledge of Advanced Planning systems, SAP or Oracle experience strongly preferred
•    Pharmaceutical experience desirable, but not required
•    Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Visio, Powerpoint)
•    Demonstrated Leadership Experience in a global matrix environment with ability to deal with ambiguity.  Experience leading & driving change.
•    Strong influence and communication skills within all levels of the organization are a must 
•    Lean Six Sigma experience is preferred
•    Strong analytical skills, including the ability to think differently about the data which may lead to less obvious conclusions
•    Motivated self-starter and self-finisher with high energy level, High sense of urgency, and results oriented



Supply Chain

Sub Function

Supply Chain and Logistics

Reports To

Sr Director, NA Supply Chain Management, Americas TPO SRM

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Diversity & Inclusion at Teva


Empowering our diverse employee base and creating an inclusive culture is both a business imperative and an opportunity to bring us closer to our patients, our partners and our communities. Teva employees respect and embrace a diverse range of experiences, capabilities and perspectives that connect us to new insights and opportunities, while building a more inclusive culture for all. We strive to enable a work environment where all employees can feel engaged and know they are making an important contribution to improving health and making people feel better.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark