Are you looking for a career that matters? We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.
Supply Chain Planner FTC 6 months
Procurement planning for 3rd party raw materials for all UK sites. Ensure RM usage trend is in line current procurement plan Drive initiative to reduce the inventory pipeline and increase turns performance of the portfolio Main point of contact for process improvement related to Compounding RM procurement Accountable for service level targets for these supply chains Accountable for achievement of inventory performance targets for these supply chains React with velocity to customer forecast and demand changes Ensure all items required for product lifecycle (Launch/End of Life) are forecasted in partnership with the forecast lead Manage multiple suppliers and supply chains Utilise procurement master scheduling model to develop plan Develop procurement plan to meet demand Translate operational plan into financial inventory plan to feed cash-flow planning and ensure achievement of plan Proactively communicates supply risk to project team together with proposed solutions Works with Supply Chain manager and countries in case of pipeline blockages to re-define priorities Occasionally travel to other UK Baxter sites
5 or more years of related experience in an International environment as a Supply Chain Planner (within a manufacturing environment ideally) Be a self-starter and know their role and responsibilities within the team Demonstrated ability to independently develop, manage and implement aggressive project plans Ability to work under strict deadlines and changing priorities without supervision Good understanding of all aspects of Supply Chain such as Planning, Logistics and Network optimisation Thrive in a dynamic and constantly changing environment Able to influence the wider deployment team through clear fact based communication Feel confident in pushing back on other functions and highlighting issues that could impact them Strong organisational skills and attention to detail Certified Six Sigma Green Belt desired but not essential Technical system skills (Microsoft Office, ACCESS, Cognos, JDE) University degree in Supply Chain Management desired but not essential Who we are: Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare.
You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products. Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.
Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care. Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business. For the opportunity to join us at an exciting period of growth and to join a diverse team that you can truly learn from, please read on.
What we offer
It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from! We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities - such as training, mentorship programs and other development opportunities - to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you. We are also committed to enhancing opportunities for flexible working arrangements, compatibly with the position and responsibilities.