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Director, Supply Chain Planning

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Severn
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Director, Supply Chain PlanningPosition Summary: ----Catalent Cell & Gene Therapy hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.--The Supply Chain Department of Catalent Maryland is responsible for all aspects of planning procurement, warehousing / logistics including the required master data management functionality to enable our ERP system.-- We utilize Monthly Master Production Scheduling, Weekly Production Planning and Buying as well as management of all levels of inventory through the use of MRP for work and purchase orders.-- The Director, Supply Chain Planning role drives the setup and utilization of a common system (JD Edwards) while improving processes, and advanced technology to drive continuous improved planning, scheduling, and supply chain optimization.The Director of Supply Chain Planning will be a critical leader within the Supply Chain - MD organization focused primarily on our BWI facility, responsible for driving a scalable, cost efficient, and data-focused planning function. This will include aligning demand to available manufacturing capacity creating scenarios through modelling in times of scarcity. The role will be accountable for weekly reporting on inventory positions, and initiatives to support business efficiencies and savings. This leader will have responsibility over a team of planning professional supporting site and divisional goals around inventory, service, and cost.-- The Director, Supply Chain Planning will oversee day to day operations while improving outcomes through focused projects within the site and from divisional teams.-- This role will work closely with all other functions within the plant as well as implement divisional strategies.Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.The Role: --

  • Lead the Planning function to ensure that volume is strategically allocated based on capacity, budget implications, and demand.
    • Drive digital transformation and utilization of JD Edwards ERP system.
      • Manage and lead a team responsible for weekly production planning & scheduling, raw material and packaging purchasing, and long-term capacity planning.
      • Drive inventory turn goals.
      • Ensure maintenance of all Master Data for Procurement, Planning, and ERP tool.
      • Create, improve and implement standard planning processes along our value stream.
      • Coach and develop team members as they support the strategic sourcing process.
      • Develop a culture of continuous improvement through effective project management, identification of opportunities to drive efficiencies.
      • Collaborate with site leadership team as well as global supply chain to drive outcomes as assigned.
      • Develop and support forecasting and budgeting efforts.
        • Other duties as assigned.The Candidate: --
          • BA/BS degree in business, supply chain or related discipline. APICS and CPM certification a plus, MBA a plus
          • 6-8 years of experience in healthcare manufacturing Supply Planning
          • Experience Planning all aspects in formal integrated planning system (JDEs a large plus)
          • Background of using Excel and other methods to plan production and materials as transformation occurs.
          • Demonstrate problem solving with a value stream process improvement mindset.
          • Data-driven decision maker with quantitative and analytical mindset and experience
          • Strong leader with demonstrated track record of managing large and diverse teams of both direct and indirect reports, progressively increasing leadership/managerial experience.
          • Strong organizational skills and communication skills - who can easily communicate complex solutions cross functionally and to upper management.
          • Proven project management experience
          • Direct experience of lean and continuous improvement tools and techniques
          • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others, including integrating timelines and meeting milestones for successful project completion.
          • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence and drive results through others not under direct supervision.
          • Demonstrable leadership experience at Catalent (including but not limited to participation in Catalent-sponsored leadership programs such as NGGL, GOLD, LEAD Now, GM Excellence, and GROW) may be considered in place of external experience.Why you should join Catalent:
            • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process.
            • Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives.
            • Dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
            • Generous 401K match and Paid Time Off accrual.
            • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of employment.--
            • Tuition Reimbursement.
            • GymPass program to promote overall physical wellness.
            • Perkspot - offers exclusive or private discounts from approximately 900+ merchants in a wide array of categories.Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!-- Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.--Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.------personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit to explore career opportunities.Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.--------Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.California Job Seekers can find our California Job Applicant Notice .

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