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Site Planning Analyst Senior-26151  

About Genzyme
One of the world's leading biotechnology companies, Genzyme is dedicated to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases. Since its founding in 1981, the company has introduced breakthrough treatments across several areas of medicine that have provided new hope for patients. Today, approximately 10, 000 Genzyme employees serve patients in nearly 100 countries.

Genzyme's products are focused on rare inherited disorders, kidney disease, orthopaedics, cancer, transplant, and immune disease. The company's commitment to innovation continues today with a substantial development program focused on these fields, as well as cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and other areas of unmet medical need. Genzyme is part of the sanofi-aventis Group.

About sanofi-aventis
Sanofi-aventis, a leading global pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions to improve the lives of everyone. Sanofi-aventis is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).

Site Planning Analyst Senior
This position supports site operations by ensuring it has the correct materials at the appropriate time to satisfy customer demand.

Responsibilities include:
Production Planning
§ Reviewing and establishing requirements for printed packaging components that support the packaging plan
§ Initiating all work orders for Distribution Requirement Planning, Integrated Replenishment or Electronic Material Transfer requests for the packaging plan
§ Master scheduling with manufacturing for the overall production plan based on demand requirements

Systems Management
§ Providing MM MFG/Pro transition and training (Purchasing and Planning)
§ Setting up new Bill of Materials and Part Numbers for these new products and setting up new Item Master data
§ Verifying inventory balances
§ Validating or adjusting standard cost

Inventory Management
§ Expiration dating analysis. Analyzing data and making recommendations to the Global Product Planning Team
§ Assisting in making safety stock decisions for validated, approved and/or new items
§ Periodically reviewing inventory targets
§ Working with Manufacturing regarding necessary adjustments to production plan to accommodate any forecast changes
§ Monitoring production schedule to ensure it meets the global forecast

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree with 5-7 years experience in planning or scheduling in a manufacturing environment
  • 3 years experience with inventory management and forecasting concepts
  • 1 year experience purchasing through external sources

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experienced working in a CGMP environment
  • Experienced in evaluating and sourcing new materials from existing or new suppliers
  • Ability to impact changes within a planning and scheduling system in a manufacturing environment
  • Experienced with supply contract negotiations
  • Ability to reconcile inventory discrepancies and establish planning parameters
  • Developed and produced monthly metrics for site planning group
  • Analyzed forecast consumption, ordering patterns and challenged forecast information
  • Proficient in MS Office and MRP
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Organized, adaptable, communicates effectively and tactfully to all levels of the organization, ability to make decisions and establish relationships
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experienced facilitating meetings
  • Led project teams

    Job: Purchasing
    Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Allston
    Shift: Day Job
    Job Type: Regular
    Employee Status: Regular
  • LocationUnited States-Massachusetts-Allston
    CountryUnited States of America
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    Posted Date05/26/2011 01:04:37
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