APAC Demand Planner

Molecular Devices

Molecular Devices

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Be part of something altogether life-changing!

Working at Cytiva means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40+ countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Forming part of the Biotechnology segment at Danaher, we bring together dedicated technical expertise and talent to develop the next generation of life-changing therapeutics.

The APAC Demand Planner position is part of the Global Supply Chain & Logistics team and will be located in Bangalore in Hybrid model. At Cytiva, our vision is, to advance future therapeutics from discovery to delivery.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Own & lead the Regional Demand Planning processes for assigned Business Units. Lead monthly demand reviews with commercial teams. Give clear direction on forecasting goals as well as supporting demand analysis, reporting forecast changes and drivers.

  • Monitor/analyze sales history, report forecast changes. Develop the process of creating forecasts and replenishment plans for the region. Ensure approved 18 months demand forecast is updated timely every month in Demantra, our demand planning system.

  • Represent the Regional Demand Planning team in reviews with stakeholders, bringing insight and analysis to support improvement activities in areas such as sales, product management, inventory, and manufacturing.

  • Track forecast accuracy and work on root cause analysis for forecast improvement. Analyze regional supply performance and work with stakeholders to help and manage any supply disruptions.

  • Support Product Leaders on Life Cycle Management: Analyze product portfolios with respect to sales volume, value, and margins. Support and monitor new product introduction and discontinuation process, adjusting forecast accordingly.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, statistics or similar field required.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience Supply Chain / Demand Planning or related field. Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain planning processes. Knowledge of MRP processes & Advanced Planning systems – Demantra, APO or other ERP systems.

  • Proficient in statistical forecast with good understanding of time series forecast and regression models. Very strong analytical skills, able to deal with large amount of data, in multiple formats and from different sources, consolidating all data and showing ability to identify and prioritize focus areas.

  • Affinity to systems and use of computers/software. Good Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential.

  • Available for some international travel based on specific ad-hoc business needs.

At Cytiva we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Cytiva can provide.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit www.danaher.com.

At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.