Supply Chain Planner

Thetford, UK
10 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for the planning of procurement, purchasing and inventory management and allocation related to 3rd party and finished goods.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • You will be the key point of contact for internal product management
  • Operationally responsible for the procurement planning, purchasing, inventory management & allocation related to Third Party & Intercompany Finished Goods.
  • Liaise with external suppliers and cross functional teams
  • Communicate with internal and external suppliers to procure products in line with regional objectives
  • Ensure delivery of products
  • Organise country allocations
  • Drive new product launch and conversion for the portfolio
  • Participate in process and system improvement for third party and intercompany planning

  • At least 2 years experience as Planner or in a similar role
  • Experience using RapidResponse software desired but not essential
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • The ability to communicate to all levels
  • Forward thinking
  • Able to work under strict deadlines
  • Self-motivated, proactive, "can do" attitude but also the ability to work well in a team

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

A Career That Matters

Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

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