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Supply Chain Planning

Regional BU Planner

  • Job Title Regional BU Planner
  • Function Supply Chain Planning
  • Sub Function Inventory Management
  • Category Experienced Analyst, Inventory Management (P5)
  • Location Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406177965W
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Supply Chain

Position is based in:

Pune, India

Aim of job:

Regional Franchise Planner ASPAC is responsible for carrying out regional demand & supply planning processes for Medical business in the region.

This individual will be responsible for ensuring timely product and instrument availability and coordinating with Global Plan and Cluster/Country Supply Chain teams to ensure attainment of aligned business goals and objectives.

This individual will be responsible for providing statistical forecast input, coordinating Demand/Supply handover with clusters Supply Chain teams, ensuring timely product and instrument availability by coordinating with Global Plan teams and weekly/monthly customer service updates.

Main accountabilities:

  • Regional Planning Activities
  • Coordinate and lead Demand/Supply handover with cluster/country supply chain teams
  • Coordinate with Global Plan for timely product availability/service levels in the countries and communicate availability information on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure business continuity by managing the supply disruptions and demand surges by ensuring timely escalation for significant supply disruptions. Maintains correct planning parameters to ensure efficient inventory in Regional Hub & Market DCs, and Engage in relevant projects which has potential impact on product availability, inventory and business continuity.
  • Handle the overall inventory levels and inventory health (Reduce slow and obsolete inventory) 
  • Handle New Product Launches and support product life cycle management planning to appropriately balance availability and inventory risks, achieve inventory targets.
  • Responsible for Order Management and Planning Parameter review for ensuring product available for the franchise -country.
  • Improve KPI. Develop and implement corrective action plans


Key Interactions


  • Global Plan Organization
  • Regional Commercial
  • Regional cross functional stakeholders: RA, Finance, Deliver 
  • Market Supply Chain and Commercial 
  • Regional Planning team

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant supply chain experience
  • Experience in ERP, Advanced Planning Systems (APO/OMP), analytical tools
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for planning.
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with virtual teams

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