Demand Planning Analyst
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Toronto, Ontario, CA, MB K
2d ago

Job Description

You will thrive in this position if you have a strong mathematical aptitude and enjoy analytical problem solving. You enjoy working with numbers and building business models to forecast probabilities.

You have strong organizational skills; enjoy troubleshooting and resolving issues related to supply and demand. You have excellent interpersonal skills, a professional attitude and the ability to interact with all levels of an organization.

  • Have solid market / industry knowledge. Examples, development of market, government policy and customer knowledge (i.e.
  • listing, regulations, formulary management assumptions and knowledge that can be translated into forecast assumptions and changes.

  • Ensure that high quality forecasts are developed by leveraging market, customer and product knowledge in combination with Teva product plans to develop product plans and forecasts that best represent the Teva business and manage growth and new business.
  • Execute changes in the sales plan and forecast(s) based on the decisions made in the Demand Planning meetings, and update the demand plan in preparation for the Sales & Operations Planning meeting.
  • Prepare relevant material / analytical support to facilitate all relevant departments with product life cycle management, capacity planning, safety stock levels, obsolete analysis or inventory shortages.
  • Recommend products to review based on semi-annual quadrant reviews (i.e., api cost reductions or product discontinuations) and prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion.
  • Prepare new product forecasts using input from IMS data, Marketing and Sales, Project Management (PMO), external contacts (Pharmacists).
  • Preparation (in conjunction with PMO / Supply) of new product market share scenario review or product obsolescence review at monthly NPIM meetings.
  • Work with Market Access, Marketing and Customer Care to ensure proper set-up of all New Product launches.
  • Analyze and make changes to the reserve quantities with the objective of preventing stock outs for strategic accounts while minimizing and managing the back orders for all other accounts.
  • Develop allocation plans when inventory does not cover the total demand to optimize profit and service as well as protect long term business.
  • Work with supply planning in the management of ATP dates for all customers. Provide supply chain feedback on product priorities.
  • Chair and communicate in customer collaboration meetings recovery dates, back orders and product plans.
  • Develop and publish the weekly backorder reports and Drug Shortage details.
  • Manages the forecasts, supply and service levels for all strategic and private label accounts.
  • Management of all new customer listings to bring on new demand and protect the listings ongoing. Collaborate with supply chain and customers on inventory plans, update forecasts, the listings database and applicable reserve tables.
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to the demand planning process (i.e., Forecast vs Shipment, COMA, Aged Inventory, etc).
  • Preparation and update of all relevant procedures pertaining to the demand planning processes
  • Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience in demand planning, sales forecasting and business analysis is required.
  • Background in the pharmaceutical industry is a strong plus
  • Must be fluently bilingual (French and English)
  • APICS certification is an asset
  • Sound knowledge of statistical forecasting techniques.
  • Hands-on experience with advanced planning systems (i.e. SAP / APO, Oracle, i2, Manugistics, Demand Solutions, etc.).
  • Advanced MS Office skills, specifically Excel.
  • Strong knowledge of IMS Brogen reporting / data
  • Sub Function

    Demand Planning / Analysis

    Reports To

    Senior Manager, Sales Operations

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